Mozart's Birthplace

Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg’s Wunderkind – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – was born in what is known as the Hagenauer House at no. 9 Getreidegasse on the 27th January 1756. He lived there with his sister Nannerl and his parents until 1773. Mozart’s Geburtshaus now houses a museum open all year round.

Mozart’s Geburtshaus guides guests through the original rooms in which the Mozart family lived and presents a range of artefacts, including historical instruments, documents, keepsakes and mementos, and the majority of the portraits painted during his lifetime. One such example is the unfinished oil portrait painted by Mozart’s brother-in-law Joseph Lange in 1789 – ‘Wolfgang Amade Mozart at the piano’. Among the most famous exhibits are Mozart’s childhood violin, his clavichord, portraits and letters belonging to the Mozart family.

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Founded: 1756
Category: Museums in Austria

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Serena S. (3 months ago)
This museum has potential but it si not well designed. They need to redesign the overall experience (which is so poor right now) and enhance the customer journey. Innovation!
Ivan Vuco (5 months ago)
Museum presents facts about Mozart's life and work textually and visually. Mozart's piano is stored there. A lot of interesting events related to Mozart's life, and also world at the time when Mozart lived, are mentioned. Worth visiting!
Fraulein Bee (7 months ago)
Location is on the Altstadt.
QINO LUDWIG IN GERMANY (7 months ago)
Not worth it for 12 Euro find it bit exepensive
Thomas Fasching (8 months ago)
That's history that counts.
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