Vienna, the capital of Austria has such a diverse history, including the period of the Baroque movement and the Napoleonic Wars and so on. There are a number of museums located in Vienna. In Vienna, these five museums should be included on your travel itinerary:
1. The Museum of Liechtenstein, located in Vienna, takes its name from the princely house of Liechtenstein, which is one of the oldest noble families in Europe. The museum has an extensive collection of masterpieces from the Renaissance to the Baroque periods, including paintings by Rubens, Rembrandt, and Van Dyck. The Badminton Cabinet is on display, which is the most precious piece of furniture in the world.
2. The Schatzkammer in Vienna could be considered one of the greatest treasures in the world. It has been divided into two sections: Imperial Profane and Sacerdotal Treasuries. The first division presents the crown jewels and a collection of imperial riches, while the other division is made up of ecclesiastical treasures.
The most incredible display case is the Schatzkammer, which is the very precious imperial crown, which dates from 962. The crown is studded with sapphires, emeralds, diamonds, and rubies. The crown is a symbol of sovereignty and is an absolutely priceless and fascinating treasure.
This museum depicts the history of theater in Austria with costumes, photographs and other related exhibits that are presented.
4. The Heeresgeschichtliches Museum is a well-known military history museum located in Vienna, Austria. It has an extensive collection including one of the world’s largest collections of bronze cannons and Austrian military history from the 16th century until 1945.
It is wonderful to be able to admire Vienna art and society through different periods of time, allowing you to see the transition from Vienna to its present day.
Vienna is such a dynamic city, with so many different attractions to visit, you will always have the opportunity to visit new places in the city.