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Essl Museum

An der Donau-Au 1, Klosterneuburg 3400, Austria
+43 2243 37050150
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An der Donau-Au 1, Klosterneuburg 3400, Austria
+43 2243 37050150
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

The Essl Museum closed in 2016 and anyone who had the good fortune of seeing it mourns its passing. A large, generous space in a quirky but wonderful corner of the world--in the wetlands that line the Danube from Vienna all the way to the...More

Thank murrayhiller
Reviewed 12 June 2016

Essl Modern Art Museum, Klosterneuburg, is closing down for good on 1st July 2016. It is easily reached from Vienna by a frequent local bus service just outside Heiligenstadt or by Schnellbahn towards Klosterneuburg. I visited the Essl Museum in May 2016 expecting to be...More

Thank FCSFisken
Reviewed 9 June 2016

make a special effort to visit in the next 20 days. you will not be disappointed. Good european modern art collection. Very cool, well designed building.

Thank travelerofaustria
Reviewed 14 May 2016

The museum is nicely reachable with a 30 minutes public transportation ride from the city center of Vienna and provides nice exhibitions on contemporary art. A good option to make on a rainy day. Check the exhibitions on their website before going there. The museum...More

Thank Joachim H
Reviewed 31 January 2016

Combine it with sightseeing: klosterneuburg church, nussdorf Danube ship ride, nussdorf wine heuriger visit, also a very bicycle friendly route from Vienna

Thank Wienonline
Reviewed 1 October 2015

This is basically a private art collection in a museum space. It consists of 2 parts - German art post 1960 and aboriginal art. There is no information in English - in fact they seemed surprised to see us there. There are some lovely pieces...More

Thank Karen G
Reviewed 21 April 2015

It would be a shame to miss this if you are in Vienna and have any interest in fine art. For 9 euros regular price or 6 euros reduced rate, e.g. for seniors, you can take a shuttle bus that is included in the ticket...More

3  Thank GenieL
Reviewed 15 April 2015

The Essl Museum is near Vienna, on a strange, abandoned-looking site in Klosterneuburg. The modern building is remarkable rather than great, but the surroundings do not do any favour to it. Once inside, you have to fork out what is a little excessive entrance fee,...More

Thank GaborLeo
Reviewed 27 May 2014

So it depends when you go. Focus is on Austrian modern art, presented in a beautiful museum. Nice cafe on top.

Thank NRH2013
Reviewed 4 December 2012

Regulars to the Essl on each visit to Vienna, it has a free bus from behind the StaatsOper every two hours or by D tram or A4 U-bahn to Heiligenstadt and a bus to Klosterneuberg, LeopoldBr. Currently exhibitions Alex Katz, Xenia Hauser and New York,...More

Thank John L
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