Salzburg Museum

Salzburg, Austria

The magnificent New Residence (Neuen Residenz) on Mozart Square has housed the Salzburg Museum since the summer of 2007. Salzburg Museum is the museum of artistic and cultural history for the city and region. The museum's fully new concept blends valuable objects of art, aesthetic presentations, interesting facts and multimedia installations into a harmonious whole.

The Salzburg Museum was founded in 1834 when a small collection of military memorabilia was made accessible to the public to formalize the memories of the Napoleonic wars. After the revolution in 1848, the collection became the official town museum of Salzburg.

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Founded: 1834
Category: Museums in Austria

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Nick Sorvillo (2 years ago)
A lot of historical artwork showing the archbishops of area that were religious leaders. An entire room of historic musical instruments. There is also quite a bit of more modern art. Rooms full of ancient artifacts from the area, including Roman artifacts. Only 9 Euros to visit, so worth the stop.
Perry Kim (3 years ago)
I got to listen to some exotic musical instrument sound video samples as well as see the actual instruments, which was a surprise but how can you call yourself Salzburg Museum without any music presentation or Mozart or ...
Wayne Clarke (3 years ago)
Very big museum. We went for the Silent Night exhibition. Well worth a visit.
Abhisek Maiti (3 years ago)
It was good. I liked the way they organized the meuseum. There are many things to see. Specially good if you are eager about the history of Austria.
Ken Rubin (3 years ago)
very well done museum with both travelling and permanent displays. lots of interactive exhibits on arts, culture, history and life in Salzburg over the last millennium. I highly recommend a visit, early in the day before the crowds get thick.
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