Kunsthistorisches Museum

Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna

The Museum of Fine Arts (Kunsthistorisches Museum) in Vienna dates back to the 19th century.  This museum is a must stop for all art lovers visiting Vienna, Austria.  It features works from history’s most famous artists including Rembrandt, Titian, Rubens and Raphael.

Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna

The Kunsthistorisches Museum features a dome with a bronze statue of Pallas Athene and one of the world’s most important art collections notably that of Prince Eugene’s Imperial collections. This museum was ordered constructed during the second part of the 19th century after much thought that Vienna was without art galleries similar to that of London and Amsterdam. In this building are eight departments showcasing different collections among them coins, antiques, sculptures and applied arts, old musical instruments, weapons, paintings and pictures. The most popular of these are the paintings and Egyptian-Oriental collection.

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