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Vienna: Tickets to Haus der Musik

Activity provider: Haus der Musik

Vienna: Tickets to Haus der Musik

Activity provider: Haus der Musik

From US$ 15.70 per person

Immerse yourself in the history of Viennese Classical music and the science of sounds at the interactive museum in the heart of the city of music. Learn everything about Mozart, Strauss and Beethoven and playfully experience music and sound phenomena.

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Experience

Highlights
  • Immerse yourself in the history of music of Vienna
  • Learn everything about the great composers Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Strauss, Mahler and Schönberg
  • Test your talent as a conductor and face the world famous Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Listen to the Vienna Philharmonics´ New Year´s Concert in HD quality
  • Take an acoustic journey into the science of sounds with interactive displays & instruments
  • Hear your name as an original Mozart composition
  • Compose your own waltz with a throw of the dice
Full description
Haus der Musik is a modern interactive experimental museum right in the heart of Vienna. It was here in the former Palais of Archduke Charles, where Otto Nicolai, the founder of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, resided when he established the world famous orchestra in 1842. Today visitors can marvel at precious documents and mementos from the orchestra’s history at the Museum of the Vienna Philharmonic. Further four floors are dedicated to the presentation of the fascinating world of music and sound: compose your own waltz with a throw of the dice, test your talent as a conductor and face the Vienna Philharmonic orchestra or experiment yourself with sound, noises and instruments. You can also hear your name as an original Mozart composition with the interactive Namadeus Game. Take a journey through time into the world of the great masters of the Wiener Klassik: Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Strauss, Mahler and Schönberg- all of them are introduced in their contemporary environment on the history level through historic documents, models, costumes, modern installations and personal items. In addition to the permanent exhibition, Haus der Musik presents temporary exhibitions at the inner court yard that focus on famous musicians or special music-historical themes like the era of Viennese Modernism.
Includes
  • Admission
  • App guide to download on your own smartphone in 8 languages and children´s app in 2 languages
  • Map of the museum
  • Coat check
  • Namadeus certificate
  • Transfers
  • Food and drinks

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Haus der Musik, Seilerstätte 30, 1010 Vienna

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What to bring

  • Headphones

Know before you go

  • Free admission for children under the age of 3
  • Free admission for persons accompanying visitors with a visual impairment or in a wheelchair. Guide dogs are permitted. Wheelchair-accessible toilet facilities are located in the inner courtyard and on the top floor
  • Wheelchair accessible: step-free access at the main and side entrances, automatic sliding doors, and wheelchair-accessible elevators are available
  • Free floor plans are available in the same languages at the ticket office
  • Free e-guide for smartphones in 8 languages available
  • Food and drinks are not included
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 /5

based on 120 reviews

Review summary

  • Value for money
    4.4/5
  • Service
    4.4/5
  • Organization
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Interesting and entertaining. However, I would have wished for more audio samples on the level of the great composers. For example, an auditory catalog raisonné per composer, so that you can get an overall impression of his music. So you had a lot of information to read about biography and life and by the third or fourth composer at the latest, you started to mix up all the data and facts and at some point you got tired of reading. But just the works that you don't necessarily hear in big concerts, such as chamber music works or instrumental pieces, practice pieces, songs and other unknown compositions, would be a reason for me to visit the "House of Music" more than once.

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January 6, 2022

As an expressive arts teacher I absolutely loved this museum - I wish we had something like this in Dundee! The interactive exhibits were superb and the museum has lots to offer adults as well as children. There were some local children at the museum with their teacher on the day of my visit and p,entry of enjoyable activities for them to participate in. The museum has 4 floors, each with a different musical focus, from famous Austrian composers through the ages, an interactive activity conducting a Viennese orchestra, the science behind sound and musical instruments, and many other exhibits. I spent over 4 hours in the museum and didn’t even notice the time passing! Well worth a visit.

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March 1, 2020

Our family really enjoyed the Haus der Musik. Many interactive exhibits, as well as a wide variety of musical knowledge to impart, made for a fun few hours in Vienna. Each floor has a different musical theme and there’s more information there than we could digest in an afternoon. Highly recommend for families and all music lovers.

January 2, 2020

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