Modert art in Vienna – Leopold Museum

Love modern art? Then you should visit the Leopold Museum!

The Leopold Museum (located in the MuseumsQuartier) houses important collections of Austrian art, focusing on the second half of the nineteenth century. The collection was started by the ophthalmologists Rudolf and Elisabeth Leopold in the 1950s, due to their love for art the world’s most comprehensive Egon Schiele collection was established with more than 200 pieces. Today you can enjoy the museum’s impressive collection which includes pieces by Gustav Klimt, Richard Gerstl, Oskar Kokoschka and Alfred Kubin – as well as Ferdinand Georg Waldmüller, August von Pettenkofen, Emil Jakob Schindler, and Anton Romako.

The museum is open daily except Tuesday; from 10 am to 6 pm. You can get your hands on tickets online or at the museum, you can also book a guided tour online. We’d advise you to plan enough time for this visit, since the area is quite big and the MQ offers a lot to see.

If you want to learn more about the history of this area and modern Austrian art, check out our tours. Click here for more information about our private tours in Vienna. Through the link you will get to explore the city with one of our awesome guides and uncover Vienna’s many hidden gems!

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