• Strauss Museum in the House of Strauss
      Highlights of House of Strauss Vienna

    Waltz through the life and legacy of the father of "The Blue Danube", Johann Strauss II, as we approach his 200th birthday in 2025.

    • About House of Strauss Vienna

      • Location: Döblinger Hauptstraße 76, Döbling (19th district), Vienna
      • Hours: Tue – Sun, 10 am – 6 pm
      • Established: October 2023 – on Johann Strauss II's 198th birthday
      • Significance: An expansive tribute to the illustrious Strauss family history, twice recommended by the New York Times, housed at the former Casino Zögernitz. The building is home to the only still existing concert hall where Johann Strauss Senior, Junior, and the two brothers have performed, preserved in its original form.
    • Highlights

      • Dive into the Strauss legacy through three distinct experiences under one roof: the extensive museum, the historic concert hall, and exquisite Austrian cuisine
      • Immerse yourself in the captivating world of Johann Strauss II and his musical dynasty at the 2,000 m² / 21,500 sq ft museum
      • Attend a classic concert at the historic ballroom and experience the music at the very place where he performed
      • Wind down and enjoy a meal at the upscale museum restaurant or a glass of wine in the beautiful historic garden

    1. Waltz through the Strauss legacy

    The House of Strauss in Vienna offers a deep dive into the world of the renowned Strauss family and the 19th-century entertainment culture in Vienna. Spanning 2,000 m² / 21,500 sq-ft within the historic Casino Zögernitz, where Strauss I and his sons once used to perform, you're invited to walk through the life and enduring legacy of Johann Strauss I and Johann Strauss II, the composer of "The Blue Danube" waltz.

    The multi-faceted museum features historic artefacts, photographs, and audio experiences, as well as interactive features such as participating in operettas digitally, experimenting with digital music stands, and engaging with interactive stations.

    2. See Johann Strauss II. and his waltz come to life

    In the heart of the 1837-established building lies the captivating Octagon room. Here, the timeless "The Blue Danube" waltz, Vienna's unofficial anthem, comes alive. Guiding you through this iconic piece is Eduard Strauss, the famous composer's great-grandson. An animated video in the building's enchanting ballroom brings Johann Strauss II back to life, allowing you to follow him in his captivating story.

    3. See a concert like back then

    Established in 1837 under the musical direction of Johann Strauss I, the Casino Zögernitz was a favoured gathering spot for Viennese society, hosting lavish balls, concerts, and high-society festivities.

    Now, the distinguished "Strauss Hall" ballroom, celebrated for its outstanding acoustics, is returning to its original purpose by hosting top-tier classical concerts. Be seated in the original seats of the Strauss private boxes and experience the music just as it was enjoyed in Strauss's era.

    4. Enjoy a symphony of culinary delights

    Cap off your day at the museum with a visit to the newly constructed museum restaurant. Here, you can savour contemporary twists on traditional Austrian cuisine skillfully prepared by the renowned Chef Stefan Glantschnig. Or have a glass of wine in the Palais' historic garden, a small hidden oasis adorned with ancient trees and one of Vienna's earliest fountains.

    House of Strauss

    Döblinger Hauptstraße 76

    1190 Vienna

    +43 676 9777964