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Haydnhaus

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Address: Haydngasse 19, Vienna 1060, Austria
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Paying homage to Joseph Haydn: Haydn House/Museum (Haydnhaus) in Vienna, Austria

In this house, Haydn had spent his last 12 years of life, composing such major works as "The Creation" and "The Seasons". This house/museum has various memorabilia, including... read more

Reviewed 9 February 2017
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New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 9 February 2017

In this house, Haydn had spent his last 12 years of life, composing such major works as "The Creation" and "The Seasons". This house/museum has various memorabilia, including Hadyn's manuscripts, portraits, posters, correspondences, furniture, harpsichord, etc. The house has a simple but charming garden. This house also has a small "Brahms Memorial Room" with Brahms' simple furniture, manuscripts and portraits.... More 

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Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Although not well marketed or done up, I actually enjoyed this more than Mozarthaus. Plenty of artefacts and information.

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Thank Shannon B
Vienna Region, Austria
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Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

not huge but cozy house. near westbanhof station. good to see this house if you re interested in music. 한국어설명서는 없지만 빈서역에서 가깝고 잠시 들러 둘러보기 좋은곳입니다. 학생가격은4유로입니다. 규모는 크지않습니다.

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Bucharest, Romania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2016

Located not very far from Westbanhoff and MariaHilfer Strasse, Haydnhaus is located in a very quiet neighborhood and quite accessible to the tourists. The house itself is not big at all. but it has a charm from the past that hits you in the face as you enter open the big wooden doors. For 5 eur/person, you can visit the... More 

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Reviewed 6 October 2015

The famous composer Haydn`s house is located very close to the Marianhilfer strasse mall which has been converted as a memorial to him.Haydn witnessed his most creative periods of his life here & also died here.The bulk of his late work was composed here including the well known"The creation" & "The seasons" which made him the most composer in Europe... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 7 August 2015

The Haydnhaus is a bit out of the way (not right in the city center) but easy to reach and well worth a visit. This is the house where Haydn spent the last 12 years of his life and composed "The Creation," among other works. As others have said, the audio guide is worth the extra 3 euros. I found... More 

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Reviewed 27 July 2015 via mobile

Not busy location, yet good amount of info to keep us occupied for over an hour. Not in the 1st district and not touristy. My son and I enjoyed it. And unlike Mozarthaus, took all the photos and no one came after us. Visited the garden too! Admission was a steal at €4/pp, audio guide €3.

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Raleigh, NC
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Reviewed 29 June 2015

When Haydn retired, he moved here to what was then a suburb. There is a museum with information in German and English. You can see where he continued to compose, slept, entertained, and later died. There is a room dedicated to Brahms as well.

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Reviewed 24 April 2015 via mobile

We had done the Beethoven house tour and then came to this one. Wow. So much better, the audio is well worth the extra cost (it isn't much anyhow) very informative. It wasn't very busy at all when we were there, at one stage it just seemed like us and the (virtual) parrot but that shouldn't put you off. Go!

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Reviewed 21 February 2015

I admit to expecting a bit more from the Haydnhaus, but being in the place where Haydn lived and died is remarkable, even without a museum around it. It's worth the trip if you're a fan of his music, or of music history, without question, but causal music lovers, and younger fans may find the house dry (quiet, boring). I... More 

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