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Salzburg Marionette Theater

Schwarzstrasse 24 | Mozarteum Complex, Salzburg 5020, Austria
+43 662 8724060
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Famous for its puppet shows, this theater has been delighting children since 1913. It is also home to performances of opera at various times throughout the year.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“puppet show” (21 reviews)
Schwarzstrasse 24 | Mozarteum Complex, Salzburg 5020, Austria
+43 662 8724060
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Reviewed yesterday

I came across this place 'accidentally' through internet. At last, I found this place is extremely wonderful but most tourists would have missed it when they are in Salzburg! My wife and I watched a show there in the evening of the 26th Dec. We...More

Thank tsoi2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We attended The Nutcracker performed by the Salzburg Marionette Theatre. What an excellent show! The puppets were so lifelike in their movements. Controlled by very talented puppeteers. Everything was very detailed. If you visit Salzburg, this is a must to see.

Thank Geraldine H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Attended marionette theatre to see Mozart’s magic flute puppetry was masterful a truly wonderful experience English subtitles help Theatre with a difference and an ongoing traditional entertainment The puppets are works of art in themselves Recommend

Thank Frank O
Reviewed 25 October 2017

It was so wonderful to watch a live puppet show I felt I had stepped into a fairy tale of into sound of music. The only issue was booking the tickets online as there was no way of picking your seats and was allocated on...More

2  Thank James H
Reviewed 5 October 2017

I came here for a business event and they showed us just a small part of the production “Hänsel und Gretel”. It was breathtaking – the set, the puppets, the acting, the singing, the light,…. I could go on and on. Soon I have to...More

Thank Marina A
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

I thought it would be just another puppet show, but was I wrong. We saw the Sounds of Music and you would have thought they were alive. Such incredible fine movements and the music v was Excellent, If we would go back I would see...More

Thank Woodguy21
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Can't say that this is a must during your visit to Salzburg. We had just arrived in the city and weren't ready for the aloof attitude towards tourists. No greeting at the ticket pick-up, nothing from the usher beyond programs costing 5 euro. The best...More

Thank rosey c
Reviewed 20 August 2017

We went to Salzburg and going to this show was on our 'Must Do' list. It didn't disappoint! Creative and interesting show. Wish the seats were a bit more comfy and would probably spend a little bit more to sit a little bit closer (we...More

Thank TheTravelingBP
Reviewed 16 August 2017

we were really looking forward to this show as my wife had read such good reviews about "the magic flute". she even read that it would be wise to read up on the story beforehand so that we would better enjoy the show. well, that...More

1  Thank al g
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Went to a showing of THE SOUND OF MUSIC. It's the full Rodgers and Hammerstein show performed by marionettes. Sung all in English, by Broadway performers! And for those who don't understand English, a summary of each scene is displayed on the side walls in...More

Thank cancermoonchild
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Sarah S
22 May 2016|
Response from RhondaMJ | Reviewed this property |
Yes. From our experience, most people wore casual dress even to the evening session.