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Vienna Crime Museum

Grosse Sperlgasse 24 | 2nd district - Leopoldstadt, Vienna 1020, Austria
+43 664 3005677
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Did not feel welcomed

The employee refused to answer our questions in English. Was rude and unprofessional.Extremely... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ghasabyan
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Shock, horror - German captions in a German-speaking city !!!!

I can't believe the negative reviews by people who complain about the captions being in German... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
MrSkodaman
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Perth, United Kingdom
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Grosse Sperlgasse 24 | 2nd district - Leopoldstadt, Vienna 1020, Austria
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"criminal history"
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"newspaper clippings"
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"forensic science"
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"german speaking"
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"very interesting museum"
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"weapons"
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"victims"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The employee refused to answer our questions in English. Was rude and unprofessional.Extremely disappointed!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I can't believe the negative reviews by people who complain about the captions being in German. Er, this is a small, privately-run museum on an obviously limited budget in a German-speaking city. If you want English captions stay in Britain, America or wherever your insular...More

2  Thank MrSkodaman
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Reviewed 4 July 2018

THE GOOD: 1. Very fascinating material: The museum has an extensive collection of crime evidence, newspaper clippings, replicas, weapons and information. In cases, you will find weapons of torture and punishment from the 1500s. Skulls, skeletons and mummified heads of criminals are in glass cases....More

1  Thank Vtrixxen2018B
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

This museum has several sections with a huge amount of information of criminal cases, news reports, photographs, objects and even skulls. Although there are some bits translated into English, most of the stories of true crimes are not which is a shame because from the...More

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Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Very interesting museum,obviously a bit different. Staff helpful. Could do with a bit more English literature so you can read a bit more info in the pictures on display . Would recommend a visit if in area.

Thank Mark G
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Reviewed 26 November 2017

So, you don't speak German. Deal with it, you are not at home anymore. The museum has put some highlights into English and rest of it, well, they say a picture says a thousand words and it is certainly true. If you get stuck, whip...More

1  Thank jojoishere
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Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Somehow the musem does not establish the statement ""NOT FOR FAINT HEARTS"". Ya.. it displays loads of black and white pictures and more pictures as one walks past the cold, damp, alleys of the cramped spaces which the museum proudly describes as halls A, B,...More

Thank Sushanth_kr
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Reviewed 6 October 2017

I like that this place is not too crowded with tourists, however most of the explanations of the different exhibits are only in German - about 80%. You do get a pamphlet in e.g. English that roughly explains the different ages, but the individual stories...More

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Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

A fair walk from the UBahn to find but easily done. The man on reception was friendly, he gave us an English 'guidebook' which was fairly useless as most of the information you could gather yourself and the system used wasn't an easy one. All...More

Thank Beth A
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Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

It's all in German so you are given an English handbook for guidance (other languages available). There were really interesting artefacts from actual crimes but a lot of it was hard to properly grasp as the handbook wasn't that detailed about said crimes.

Thank Liv B
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