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Sigmund Freud Museum

Serviten Quarter
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Address: Berggasse 19, Vienna 1090, Austria
Phone Number:
+43 4313 191596
10:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes

Freud's former home contains numerous documents and photographs from...

Freud's former home contains numerous documents and photographs from throughout the famous psychologist's life.

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Interesting visit

Original apartment, well laid out and well preserved. Very informative and thought provoking. No waiting or queuing on the day we visited. Very glad we included this museum on... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Original apartment, well laid out and well preserved. Very informative and thought provoking. No waiting or queuing on the day we visited. Very glad we included this museum on our trip.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My mum and I visited whilst on a city break, she is really into Freud etc (she works in that area) I knew very little more than the basics. Both found it interesting though it can look 'closed' from the outside so don't turn away too quickly and the white wine in the Freud cafe is 👌🏻

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting and educational experience. Takes you back in time and makes you imagine what it was like being seen as patient in this very home. The home is very well preserved. The unique and identifying objects such as his hat, his attaché, letters and notes, correspondence, and other items that Sigmund Freud used for personal use are kept in... More 

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Stirling, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

some of the audio guide didnt work, staff not as friendly as at other attractions, not a great deal to see but nice wee gift shop. toilet was a disgrace

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

After hesitating due to the negative reviews on here, my partner and I visited the Freud museum late afternoon on a cold January day. Granted, we did not have to queue and there were only a handful of people inside, so I cannot comment on the experience you would get on a busy day. That said, the museum corresponded exactly... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

waiting out in the hallway, i.e.: in the stairwell of the building to be called in is not my idea of fun. on the other hand maybe this system of ensuring that the rooms are not overcrowded adds to the experience - you know, patients waiting to be let in for a therapy session. once inside the visit progresses quite... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Interesting place to see and learn some basics about Freud's life. Go early in the day, otherwise it can be full.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

The museum is not that big but has some cool artifacts and good history behind it. I am not a museum person but this one I would recommend based on the contributions that Freud made to psychology.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

I am currently taking a psychology class revisiting Freud's work, so this place was of great interest to me. I arrived around 11:30 and the waiting line was quite long and took about 30 minutes to get into the museum. I actually appreciated that they didn't over crowd the place as that would take away from the experience. The entry... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Were this apartment/office totally empty except for the original waiting room furniture and if each room had a sign indicating its use, it would be perfect. Better yet if there were reproductions of the original furniture that is now in London or lost. Almost everything done by the museum, distracts from this place's value for a visitor, though they have... More 

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Serviten Quarter
The Serviten Quarter is an inner city neighbourhood with many private charms. Popular with French and American expats, Sigmund Freud’s neighbourhood boasts his former practice and apartments, now turned into a museum. Stunning Liechtenstein Garden Palace houses the private art collection of Prince Adam of Liechtenstein. Romantic Strudlhofstiege close to the palace is a fantastic photo spot. With their small independent shops and eateries, the main streets of Liechtensteinstrasse, Porzellangasse and Servitengasse reveal much of this area’s character. Peek into baroque Serviten Church, with its richly decorated dome and walls. At the Old Jewish cemetery in Seegasse you can see one of the most precious cemeteries in Europe with tombstones almost 500 years old.
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