One of the most beautiful and dominating buildings in Vienna, and that's a real challenge. Amazing location, superb architecture, simply a must-see.
About Neue Burg
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If you're looking for the ultimate "WOW" factor, you've got to see the inside of this amazing building. Admission is included with the combo ticket that also covers the Treasury and the Kunsthistorishes Museum (a short walk away). The armor collection goes on almost forever...More
This is a massive curved incomplete palace from the 19th century which now houses the Kunsthistorishes Museum and stands overlooking Heldenplatz. It is adjacent to the Hoffberg Palace and houses amongst other things a huge collection of armoury. We didn't go inside, but did marvel...More
We went to this museum to see the amazing armor; the musical instruments, and Ephesus collections were included. All three were fantastic! I enjoyed the musical instruments the most and I wouldn't have even gone in there, except that was the route to the armor....More
We just stayed in the Burggarten exhausted. Was only admiring the colossal building. but got the information about the collections inside, mostly the arms and armor and the varied historical musical instruments. The garden was my comfort that time.
As a musician, I could have spent all day looking at the various old instruments on display since there is a ton of them. The armor display is also extremely expansive, which we moved fairly quickly through since that isn't our area of expertise and...More
History of imperial Europe has always been marked by a game of one-upmanship. Rules and Emperors sort to outdo one another and showcase a display of extravaganza by ordering projects such as the construction of Neue Burg which is meant to challenge the Louvre. This...More
Although part of the Kunsthistorisches Museum, it is the poor relation. We went there to see its collection of musical instruments as it is home to the most important collection of renaissance and baroque instruments worldwide. Unusually for Viennese museums it only has information in...More
The Neue Burg Museum is housed in the magnificent building that forms part of the Hofburg Palace; the building was constructed to provide additional apartments for the imperial family and was originally to have another similar building constructed opposite. Three collections are housed here; the...More
The newest wing of the Hofburg Palace, which has three museums - of musical instruments, archaeological museum of the excavations in Ephesus and arms museum. The building itself is very interesting and magnificent.