Tunic from Palermo; Blue and red velvet, gold embroidery, gold appliqués with cloisonné enamel and filligree, pearls; l. 141,5 cm, 343 cm wide at hem. Period: Middle Byzantine, circa: 2nd quarter of the 12th century. Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna. The Kunsthistorisches Museum was built in 1891 near the Imperial Palace to house the extensive collections of the imperial family. With its vast array of eminent works and the largest Bruegel collection in the world, it is considered one of the most eminent museums in the world. Opening hours June to August Daily, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Thu, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. September to May Tue – Sun, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Thu, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Enjoy visits to two major museums in Vienna with this museum multi-pass. See the magnificent Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna and the fabulous Imperial Treasury of Vienna and discover the Imperial Collections of the Habsburgs and Vienna’s premier sights.
Price: 20 Euro
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)
-All entrance fees included
-Save on admission to selected attractions
-Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
-Ideal choice for families
-Visit Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna and admire the world’s most important collection of paintings by Pieter Bruegel the elder as well as imperial masterpieces by -Rubens, Rembrandt, Raphael, Velázquez, Titian and Durer.
Also visit Kunstkammer Vienna, which is another museum located within Kunsthistorisches Museum. See the museum’s 20 galleries and let them invite you on a journey to experience a world of beauty and wit, curiosities and wonder. See magnificent works of art collected by the emperors and archdukes of Habsburg, telling stories of their creators, collectors and rulers.
You can further admire superb instruments played by famous musicians and composers as well as sumptuous armor and arms documenting centuries of European history at Neue Burg, which is the former imperial winter palace and is also located within Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna.
Your ticket also allows you access to the Imperial Treasury of Vienna as well as the House of Habsburg located within the Imperial Treasury. Discover the fabulous treasures of the House of Habsburg, which is not only home to sparking jewels and the largest cut emerald in the world but also houses the Austrian imperial crown, the magnificent German imperial crown and the insignia of the Holy Roman Empire.
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