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Hofmobiliendepot (Imperial Furniture Collection)

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Address: Andreasgasse 7, Vienna 1070, Austria
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10:00 - 18:00
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Tue - Sun 10:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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With 165,000 exhibits, Hofmobiliendepot is one of the world's largest...

With 165,000 exhibits, Hofmobiliendepot is one of the world's largest furniture collections, presenting the furniture from more than three centuries.

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BEST of all the Habsburg attractions

IMHO, this is the BEST of all the different Habsburg attractions in Vienna. It is simultaneously a museum to Viennese interior furnishings, an exhibit of the furniture of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

IMHO, this is the BEST of all the different Habsburg attractions in Vienna. It is simultaneously a museum to Viennese interior furnishings, an exhibit of the furniture of different Habsburg eras, and a warehouse of all of their crap that doesn't fit anywhere else. I suggest doing the top floor first, which offers some chronology, and then walking through the... More 

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

I am so sorry but it was a such a waste of a half a day in Vienna... I wish we'd gone somewhere else.The place is boring, unwelcoming and has a bad vibe. A building stuck in the 1970s with mismatched antique stuff lying around.Do yourselfs a favour and give it a miss.

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Riverside, California
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Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

What do you do with the tens of thousands of furniture that belonged to Imperial households? This museum creatively answers that question a number of ways. One is to display furniture that was borrowed for movies next to monitors showing clips from the movie - very interesting! Another is to show many like items together. You want mirrors? Here are... More 

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Calenzano, Italy
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Reviewed 3 January 2017

We had a great time in this place of "hidden" treasures of furniture coming from various epochs and castles!!! At a certain point you may try different types of Biedermeier furniture which was very funny! Biedermeier signs the start if our modern furniture as it is the first moment in history that citizens might have a sofa at home!! So... More 

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Hinterbruhl, Austria
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Reviewed 6 November 2016

This is a really interesting exhibition of how the Imperial family moved around their various castles, how the furniture went with them and of course, it is stacked full of a huge range of furniture from the sublime to the ridiculous and from several centuries! There are three floors and an exhibition on Franz Joseph too as part of the... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Although it has huge variety of ancient furniture but at some point it becomes boring. Plus there is nothing unique that we had not seen in hofburg palace or other museums.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 28 September 2016

We visited the Imperial Furniture Collection as it was included in with our Sisi ticket but in the main it was a bit dull. OK there's lots and lots of furniture to see here but nothing very different from what you'll see in the Hofburg or Schoenbrunn palaces and the museum is also a bit out of the way from... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

I had travelled to Vienna several times and had therefore done the majority of the major sites so being stuck at Vienna airport for 7 hours I looked for something different. The Imperial furniture museum sounded interesting. Firstly, the web site is confused as to the ordering of the tickets, I wanted to see the part of the Franz Joseph... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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Reviewed 5 September 2016

If you are in Vienna for more than 3 days, this is a fun place to visit. The amount of furniture on display is amazing and a bargain, as it is part of the Sisi ticket.

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Reviewed 14 August 2016

After visiting the Schonnbrunn Palace I was still interested in seeing more of the furniture collection from the royal family. For some the Palace may be enough, but I enjoyed the visit and we made a 90 minute stop here. I particular enjoyed seeing the Kaiser Maximilian casket from Mexico display. I also enjoyed seeing the craftsmanship that went into... More 

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Neubau
Vienna’s art district, Neubau buzzes with galleries, arts and crafts, trendy restaurants, avant-garde shops, and cafés. Neubau’s Spittelberg quarter with cobblestoned Spittelberggasse and Gutenberggasse make for a perfect stroll alongside Biedermeier houses and art shops. Don’t miss the historic courtyard at Amerlinghaus with its typical Pawlatschen galleries, a perfect hangout on a warm summer evening. Museumsquartier is Neubau’s undisputed highlight: the former Imperial stables house various top museums of 19th to 21st century art. If you love interiors, head for the Imperial Furniture museum (Hofmobiliendepot), one of the world’s largest furniture collections. Find your favorites among a dazzling array of Baroque, Biedermeier, Art Nouveau and Modernist chairs, sofas, cupboards, coat hangers, foot stools and wash basins. No weekend visit would be complete without stopping by a local café on a weekend morning for brunch.
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