We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Johann Strauss Dynasty Museum

Review Highlights
Informative and well-maintained museum

Although the museum is open only from Wednesday to Saturday, I got a chance to visit it on Tuesday... read more

Reviewed November 7, 2018
Warsaw, Poland
New museum, worth a visit my music afficionados

I happened upon this new (I believe) museum, near the Freud Museum. Seems to be a labor of love of... read more

Reviewed September 15, 2017
Allan H
Read all 21 reviews
All photos (27)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“helmut”(4 reviews)
“prints”(2 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Muellnergasse 3 | Alsergrund, Vienna 1090, Austria
Serviten Quarter
+43 1 3103106
Improve This Listing
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Vienna
from US$23.14
More Info
from US$12.73
More Info
from US$15.04
More Info
from US$17.36
More Info
Reviews (21)
Filter reviews
11 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews profound knowledge helmut prints piano memorabilia strasse insight musicians visitors information collection history
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 11 reviews
Reviewed November 7, 2018

Although the museum is open only from Wednesday to Saturday, I got a chance to visit it on Tuesday. It was possible thanks to the Museum’s Director – Helmut Reichenauer, who was kind enough and allowed me access to the collection. The place is not...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Acidov
Reviewed September 15, 2017

I happened upon this new (I believe) museum, near the Freud Museum. Seems to be a labor of love of the proprietor. Very extensive collection regarding three generations of the family, with a CD player to listed to in each room. I did not have...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Allan H
Reviewed August 18, 2017 via mobile

Really interesting time, got to listen to lots of new music in a really relaxing atmosphere while reading about the dynasty of Strauss. Owner was lovely! Even let my partner play on Strauss' very own piano! More people need to take advantage of this, would...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Tom N
Reviewed July 27, 2017

The museum of the Strauss dynasty is small, but I was impressed by the prints (many were period originals) and artwork providing context to the composers' work and lives. I got there right before closing time, and I wish I had spent more time there....More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank rj6924
Reviewed December 11, 2016

This museum is a relatively new addition to Vienna (it only opened last year) and chronicles the whole Strauss family. You can tell that the collection has been lovingly put together with a lot of insight into the family. The exhibits are all curated in...More

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank Charlie N
Reviewed July 17, 2016

Here you can see his instruments, clothing, family photos, furniture. It gives you a peak into his life in the neighborhood.

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank julesofthesea
Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

I am not a particular fan of Strauss but we visited the museum anyway. There wasn't really much to see but some old photos, a piano and the apartment he lived in. Yes, you could listen to his music as well with ear phones. Didn't...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank HenrikM416
Reviewed May 28, 2016

One of the best composer museums. We didn't get a tour (the tour that was on when we were there was in German) but the museum head took a minute out of the tour to show us how everything worked. Each room is full of...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank laurah328
Reviewed February 24, 2016

I can only underscore the previous reviews. We had a tour by Mag. Professor Reichenauer. He is superb -- a wealth of knowledge. And, he tells the Strauss family story with passion. Other than the music (which you hear samples of), he describes the different...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank mongrel1982
Reviewed September 29, 2015

We visited this new museum a few weeks ago while in Vienna. It is located on Muellnergasse 3, in the 9th District, about a 5-minute walk from the Sigmund Freud Museum. For Strauss fans, this museum is a must. When we visited, my wife and...More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank NLion75
View more reviews
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
Nearby HotelsSee all 363 nearby hotels
The Harmonie Vienna
942 reviews
.20 km away
Hotel Porzellaneum
67 reviews
.23 km away
City Hotel Deutschmeister
279 reviews
.31 km away
Hotel Am Schottenpoint
107 reviews
.34 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 4,859 nearby restaurants
233 reviews
.09 km away
Gasthaus Rebhuhn
359 reviews
.15 km away
Gasthaus Wickerl
234 reviews
.17 km away
Porzellan Lounge
128 reviews
.14 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 1,533 nearby attractions
Sigmund Freud Museum
1,077 reviews
.16 km away
Palais Liechtenstein
15 reviews
.36 km away
The Liechtenstein Garden Palace
24 reviews
.38 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from The Johann Strauss Dynasty Museum staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines