A culture vacation in Salzburg also stands for an abundance of interesting museums and exhibitions. In Salzburg you will find everything from archaeological excavations to modern art. Modern educational science makes sure that Salzburg’s museums will entertain your children as well.
The most famous museums in Salzburg
- Museum of modern art and Rupertinum
Art of the 20th century in the spectacular building on the Mönchsberg.
- Museum of Baroque
in the Mirabell garden.
- Museum Carolino Augusteum
The history of Salzburg, numerous special exhibitions.
- “Salzburger Heimatwerk”
Original liveries and “dirndl” as well as peasant and hand made products, liveries-archive.
- Sound of Music
Different organizers offer excursions to the original film locations of the movie about the Trapp-family.
In the former hospital Teddy-bear and puppets as well as toys of different eras are displayed, every week original Salzburg „Kasperltheater“ (puppet-show).
- Salzburger Monatsschlössl
Liveries and tradition are the topics of the exhibition in the Monatsschlössl in Hellbrunn.
- New and Old Residence
The former reception rooms and living quarter of the bishops accommodates an elaborate collection of paintings, also open to the public: the State Rooms.
- Cathedral museum
vivid history of the cathedral and the sacral art from many epochs is on display.
- Museum of Natural History
An elaborate exhibition of the wonders of nature, the reptile zoo, the space hall and the aquarium will amaze children as well as adults.
- Open air museum Großgmain
60 historical farms were moved from there original settings in the provinces of Salzburg to the museum in Grossgmain.
- Stiegls “Brauwelt”
Europe’s biggest beer museum.
- Doll museum in Getreidegasse
This private Doll Museum shows stuffed animal, dolls and doll’s houses as well as “Kasperl”-puppets from different decades.
- Silent-Night-Museum in Oberndorf
The history of origin of the most famous Christmas song of the world “Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht“ from Franz Xaver Gruber and Joseph Mohr is here displayed.