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Haus der Musik

The House of Music is an interactive, high-tech discovery museum devoted to music and is located in the former Palais of Archduke Charles. Four floors take visitors past the music and memorabilia of the great composers who lived in Vienna, such as Mozart, Beethoven, Brahms and Schubert; discover the top musicians of today; and explore the future of music on computers. Conduct an orchestra, listen to what an unborn child hears in the womb or paint a musical picture. The museum was awarded top prize for its innovative design and allows visitors to experience music using the senses of sight, sound, touch and hearing.

Address: Seilerstätte 30

E-mail: info@hdm.at

Website: www.hdm.at

Telephone: (0)1 51648

Transport: Underground to Karlsplatz or Stephansplatz

Opening times: Daily 10am to 10pm

Admission: €11 (adults), €5.50 (children 3-12); other concessions available.