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Marionetten Theater Schloss Schoenbrunn

Schloss Schonbrunn Hofratstrakt Hofratstrakt, Vienna 1130, Austria
+43 1 8173247
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We booked to see the magic flute, it's all in German so to make sure we understood and enjoyed it... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lucky M
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Sydney, Australia
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A rare degree of professionalism.

I saw the Magic Flute, presented by the Schoenbrunn marionette theatre - very well done and true to... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2017
RonTSmithers_B_C_
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Smithers, B.C.
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Schloss Schonbrunn Hofratstrakt Hofratstrakt, Vienna 1130, Austria
Hietzing
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked to see the magic flute, it's all in German so to make sure we understood and enjoyed it we watched a cartoon version in English on YouTube the night before. We loved it such and amazing experience that you don't get an opportunity...More

Thank Lucky M
Reviewed 16 July 2017

I saw the Magic Flute, presented by the Schoenbrunn marionette theatre - very well done and true to most of Mozart's opera. The puppets were so well constructed and so well handled that I was drawn in the story and the (recorded) music. I have...More

1  Thank RonTSmithers_B_C_
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Ordered tickets on line at beginning of year for performance of Magic Flute in July 2017. We were 2 grandparents and 2 grandchildren with no knowledge of German whatsoever. Quite amazed that there were no subtitles overhead which would certainly have helped our granddaughters and...More

3  Thank chgeffen
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Stopped in a couple of days prior to purchase tickets. Was sold tickets in the back corner. I assumed that was all available, so was surprised when the theater was only half full! Whole rows farther up were empty. It is a very small theater,...More

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 23 January 2017

A good beginning to introducing your child to theatre and the magic of story telling. Myself, my son and his friend visited the Marionette Theatre for 'Johann Strauss 'The Bat for Children'. A complicated story for children but the miniature puppets were wonderful act, and...More

Thank Stevene F
Reviewed 1 December 2016

The museum and theatre of puppets and miniatures is the most enchanting place I've visited in many years. They have installations describing how the puppets and their costumes are made. The scissors and needles are minute and amazing. The museum is in the palace garden....More

Thank piyali s
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

We visited the marionette theater for the Children's Magic Flute. It was wonderful both for my daughter (7 yrs) as for me. It was well played, well explained and beautifully orchestrated! A recommendation for anyone who loves classical music and being able to enjoy it...More

Thank Au P
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Attended with daughters (12 and 8 years). Reserved tickets on line about 6 weeks prior to performance. Saw Johann Strauss' Die Fleddermäuse. There was a very confusing and perfunctory explanation of the plot contained within the 1 euro programme but I quickly sourced a more...More

Thank samantha m
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This puppet theatre is set in the palace gardens, and is highly professional. The production was Mozart's Magic Flute, and the scenery, puppets and production values were flawless; a pity that only ten people were there in the audience. We were shown around backstage afterwards...More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 17 August 2016

The Marionette Theater at Schoenbrunn can represent a nice introduction to classical music for young ones, and allows for a bit of a break to all the walking that one can do in the Palace area. However, it is nowhere near as impressive as what...More

3  Thank ottwatrvllr
Nearby
Hietzing
Vienna’s 13th district has always been in the shadow
of Schönbrunn Palace and its gardens, but has
interesting hidden gems waiting to be discovered.
Allow half a day for the imposing Habsburg residence
and the gardens with Gloriette belvedere. Reserve the
other half to discover the secret charms of this posh
residential neighbourhood. Sneak out of the gardens at
Hietzinger Tor (Hietzing Gate) and head down
...More
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123c35
30 April 2017|
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Response from Stevene F | Reviewed this property |
Also forgot to mention admission to the ground does not requires ticket but access to the palace yes you will require tickets.
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Lueyloo
9 March 2017|
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Response from Stevene F | Reviewed this property |
Dear Lueyloo, I think for a nearly three year old will not appreciate the experience- too young... Steven
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sunshinelpc
4 October 2016|
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Response from Michael H | Reviewed this property |
by recording; it was a Hungarian orchestra - very good though
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