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Archives of the Austrian Resistance

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Amazed they don't charge for this gem

I'm really surprised by how great this place was. It's very small and sort of hidden, but it is... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2018
gafiltafish
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Very moving.

A small little museum that sits in a backstreet, and can be a little difficult to find, but it's... read more

Reviewed 23 December 2017
Dave B
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26 Jun 2018
“Amazed they don't charge for this gem”
22 Dec 2017
“Very moving. ”
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Reviewed 26 June 2018

I'm really surprised by how great this place was. It's very small and sort of hidden, but it is excellent information on people who were in the resistance in Vienna, as well as those murdered (Jews, gypsies, gays, disabled people, political prisoners, etc). They had...More

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Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

A small little museum that sits in a backstreet, and can be a little difficult to find, but it's well worth searching out. Lots of information, photos, documents and artifacts associated with the brave men and women who organised resistance against the occupying Nazis, many...More

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Reviewed 5 January 2017

A small museum, just right for an hour's visit. Very good and powerful despite its limited size. I wished they had a guide in English. There are some translations but it is limited.

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Reviewed 24 November 2014

The DÖW (German acronym) tells a powerful story about fascist rule in Vienna in the 1930s and 1940s, atrocities committed during those years, resistance to the repression, prosecution of Nazis after the war, and efforts to combat right-wing extremism since then. It conveys all of...More

2  Thank DGandSAG
Reviewed 1 June 2014

This is a relatively small "museum" with free entry in a central part of Vienna. It is nowhere as extensive as the House of Terror in Budapest, but it is very well laid out showing the horrors and crimes committed by the Nazis before and...More

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Reviewed 21 May 2014 via mobile

We eventually found the Archives after several attempts but were left a little disappointed with what we found. Having previously visited the Topography of Terror exhibition in Berlin, we were hoping for a similarly informative and sobering account of those horrific events. However, the information...More

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In Vienna's best-known district, pedestrian boulevards
Kärntner Strasse and Graben connect you with landmarks
such as the Wiener Staatsoper (Vienna State Opera),
Vienna’s iconic Stephansdom (St. Stephen’s Cathedral)
and the vast compound of Hofburg, the Habsburgs’
former Imperial Palace. Peek down side streets such as
Annagasse and Weihburggasse, and Graben’s Seilergasse
and Habsburggasse, to get a feel for the centre. The
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