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Osterreichisches Museum fur Volkskunde

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Rather ordinary

It's no more than an ok museum, quite expensive for its size. The lady at the front desk was not... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2017
Mariane G
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Laval, Canada
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Fascinating and not very easy for non German speakers

I loved this museum. Local crafts, artefacts furniture, peasant and noble life depicted... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2017
LastmInuteandloopy
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17 Sep 2017
“Rather ordinary ”
17 Apr 2017
“Fascinating and not very easy for non German speakers”
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Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

It's no more than an ok museum, quite expensive for its size. The lady at the front desk was not very helpful and the only way to follow the exhibition in English was through a separate booklet of which there is only one copy that...More

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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

I loved this museum. Local crafts, artefacts furniture, peasant and noble life depicted. Unfortunately the translations fir the exhibits consist of laminated cards with slightly tortured basic info. and in many rooms, whole pages were missing. The numbering system also needs a bit of work...More

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Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

I loved it. It's sad we are in a global world with similar products. I loved the old snow shoes, the old hand made objects. Woven baskets. It certainly is more environmentally friendly. The hand painted wardrobes and chests from the 18 th century are...More

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Reviewed 9 November 2016

This is a permanent collection of Austrian (i.e. ex-Austro-Hungarian) everyday objects of which they have *very* large quantities and only put up part of it in thematic exhibitions, and on the second floor there are changing exhibitions with often quite modern topics, such as the...More

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Reviewed 13 March 2016

Some fine pieces but could do with better lighting and display techniques, especially to show off the painted furniture. The room sets at the far end on the left side of the entrance could have been more imaginatively brought to life with soft furnishings and...More

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palaces and shady communal gardens. Trendy hangouts
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