KunstHaus / Museum Hundertwasser, Vienna

KunstHaus / Museum Hundertwasser, Vienna

KunstHausWien, housed in a former furniture factory and opened to the public in 1991 as a museum, is another of Hundertwasser's Gaudí-esque conversions, exhibiting the largest collection of the eccentric artist's paintings, printed graphics, tapestries and architectural designs. Vienna's first "green museum" also gives its visitors the chance to experience Hundertwasser's visionary ecological commitment – he experimented with grass roofs and planted trees in building façades. Over and above this, the KunstHaus is Vienna's premier house for photo exhibitions, particularly those focused on street photography. Audio guides are provided for a small fee.

Colorful and bizarre, the building itself is pure Hundertwasser and recommended for everyone wanting to escape Baroque, with its irregular floors, trees growing out of windows, and sudden architectural surprises, all of which make a wholly appropriate setting for modern art. Makes you wonder if Hundertwasser and Gaudí were friends!

Tip:
Check out the lovely café at the back with a terrace that just waits for you to take a seat and relax. There's also a shop nearby so you can buy a memento of the visit.

Opening Hours:
Daily: 10am–6pm

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Sight Name: KunstHaus / Museum Hundertwasser
Sight Location: Vienna, Austria
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
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