MuseumsQuartier Wien offers world-class museums, year-round cultural events and a vibrant food & shopping scene in the heart of Vienna.
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Need to Know
- MuseumsQuartier Wien (MQ) is one of the largest cultural districts for contemporary art and culture in the world, comprising 60 cultural institutions spread out over 90,000 m2.
- The Leopold Museum is MQ’s most visited museum and houses one of the most important collections of modern Austrian art, spanning Viennese Jugendstil, Wiener Werkstätte and Expressionism.
- The mumok focuses on post-modern art, and houses important works from the fields of Classic Modernism, Pop Art, Fluxus, and Viennese Actionism up to present-day film and media art. It is the largest museum of modern and contemporary art in Central Europe.
- The MQ’s interior courtyard is an inviting space for all and the perfect place to enjoy the architecture and creative buzz of the district.
One day in Vienna
Morning Explore the mumok. Its impressive collection of works includes entries by international artists such as Max Ernst, René Magritte, Pablo Picasso, Cindy Sherman and Andy Warhol. For lunch, dine on Viennese classics with a twist at Glacis Beisl.
Afternoon Just across the courtyard at Leopold Museum, discover the world’s largest collection of Egon Schiele works, masterworks by Gustav Klimt, founder of the Secession, & objects renowned as milestones in the history of international design by the likes of Josef Hoffmann and Kolo Moser.
Evening Visit MQ kantine for drinks & music.
Two days in Vienna
Morning There are plenty of smaller exhibition spaces to discover such as the Kunsthalle Wien or the Tanzquartier Wien, a state-of-the-art international centre for contemporary dance.
Afternoon Check what’s on. Throughout the year, MQ hosts an exciting range of concerts, film festivals, performances & other cultural events.
Had enough of cultural activities? Enjoy some shopping & browse through the numerous art stores.
Getting there & around
Airports: Vienna International Airport (20km)
Railway: Vienna main railway station (2.5 km)
Underground lines U2 (stop: MuseumsQuartier)/ U2/U3 (stop: Volkstheater)