Vienna has come up with a great deal which allows you to visit three of Vienna’s most popular museums with just once ticket. Enjoy different art periods and immerse yourself in the art scene for only 25 EUR.
The museums included in the said pass include:
The Leopold Museum contains 5,000 exhibits collected by Elisabeth and Rudolph Leopold over five decades. The museum opened in 2001 and it now has one of the largest Austrian art collections from the first half of the 20th century. Works of artists such as Egon Schiele, Gustav Klimt, Oskar Kokoschka and Richard Gerstl can be found here.
The Museum of Modern Art (MUMOK) has a collection of 7000 modern and contemporary art pieces by artists like Andy Warhol, Pablo Picasso, Joseph Beuys, Nam June Paik, Wolf Vostell, Gerhard Richter, Jasper Johns and Roy Lichtenstein.
The Museum of Fine Arts (Kunsthistorisches Museum – KHM) is housed in Ringstraße. It opened in 1891 at the same time as Naturhistorisches Museum. These two museums had identical exteriors. They were commissioned by Emperor Franz Joseph I of Austria-Hungary to showcase Hasburgs’ formidable collection and make them accessible to the public.
The three museums are near each other and a trip from one to the other only takes 5 minutes. See masterpieces, famous Austrian works of art and modern art as well. These museums have joined together to provide art lovers this limited opportunity to bask in art at a lower price.
The ticket allows you to visit the three museums once, but you can use the pass on different days. You may spend a whole day at each museum if you wish. The three for one ticket is available until the 31st of January 2012.
Image from Denis Todorut