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Vienna Crime Museum

Grosse Sperlgasse 24 | 2nd district - Leopoldstadt, Vienna 1020, Austria
+43 664 3005677
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Somehow the musem does not establish the statement ""NOT FOR FAINT HEARTS"". Ya.. it displays loads... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sushanth_kr
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Kathmandu, Nepal
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Hidden gem but mostly for german speakers

I like that this place is not too crowded with tourists, however most of the explanations of the... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2017
AnnaToendering
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Grosse Sperlgasse 24 | 2nd district - Leopoldstadt, Vienna 1020, Austria
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Somehow the musem does not establish the statement ""NOT FOR FAINT HEARTS"". Ya.. it displays loads of black and white pictures and more pictures as one walks past the cold, damp, alleys of the cramped spaces which the museum proudly describes as halls A, B,...More

Thank Sushanth_kr
Reviewed 6 October 2017

I like that this place is not too crowded with tourists, however most of the explanations of the different exhibits are only in German - about 80%. You do get a pamphlet in e.g. English that roughly explains the different ages, but the individual stories...More

Thank AnnaToendering
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

A fair walk from the UBahn to find but easily done. The man on reception was friendly, he gave us an English 'guidebook' which was fairly useless as most of the information you could gather yourself and the system used wasn't an easy one. All...More

Thank Beth A
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

It's all in German so you are given an English handbook for guidance (other languages available). There were really interesting artefacts from actual crimes but a lot of it was hard to properly grasp as the handbook wasn't that detailed about said crimes.

Thank Liv B
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Upon entrance to this 'museum' - and I use that term VERY loosely! - you might come across a creepy man who looks like he is the start of the exhibit. He is not, it's all a ruse! He is just a swindling receptionist who...More

Thank lanamaycox
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Complete waste of time and money unless you speak German. You pay for an English written guide which is next to useless. It's €14 wasted and 20 minutes of my life that I'll never get back....

Thank Tina C
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Luckily I can read German, as the english translations basically say things like "this is a ....." which is a bit obvious if you are looking at it. Did learn lots of things, but only because I can read German.

Thank Claire J
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

We read about the museum in our swedish guidebook of Vienna. We took a cab, couldnt pay entrance fee with a creditcard so we had to get out again finding an ATM to withdraw some cash. Entrance is 6 € and 2 € for the...More

Thank Mari H
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

The museum is €6 per person which seemed a fair price and the English guide was €2 but once in side we was very disappointed as 90% of the displays and information were in German. I know that is why you get a guide bit...More

Thank leighh406
Reviewed 24 July 2017

This is a dark, morbid little museum. It's full of interesting facts of infamous crimes from Vienna's past...I think. Although there is a little handout for English speakers, it's a) not free and b) really frustratingly basic compared to all the information written everywhere in...More

Thank ArlandPenchant
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Leopoldstadt
Welcome to one of Vienna’s trendiest quarters. The
second district has witnessed a turbulent ride, from
medieval swamp to vibrant Jewish quarter, from
pleasure ground for the noble and humble to current
hip residence and workplace of Vienna’s creative
crowd. Cross the Danube Canal from the city centre and
take in life on Taborstrasse with its mix of old
townhouses, churches, theatres, discount shops and
...More
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