All locations of the SKB open on May 15, 2020
Dear Media Representatives,
the Federal Ministry for Digital and Economic Affairs based on the decree of the Federal Government opens all locations of the SKB (Schönbrunn Palace, Sisi Museum/Imperial Apartments/Silver Collection (Hofburg Vienna), Hofmobiliendepot ∙ Imperial Furniture Collection, also Schloss Hof Estate and Schloss Niederweiden) for guests on May 15, 2020.
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Press information „Schönbrunn Palace“
Schönbrunn Palace is a World Heritage Site and Austria’s most frequented tourist destination. This Baroque synthesis of the arts consisting of palace and gardens was owned by the imperial family for centuries and can still be experienced for the most part in its original historical state. Many attractions await visitors – ranging over a tour through the imperial family’s authentically appointed residential and state rooms in the palace, the maze and labyrinth in the palace park, and even its own children’s museum.
Press information „Hofmobiliendepot ∙ Imperial Furniture Collection“
The Hofmobiliendepot ∙ Imperial Furniture Collection as a unique furniture museum shows domestic culture as it has developed for more than five centuries. The display ranges over furniture used by the imperial dynasty alongside a diversity of furnishing styles including Biedermeier, Historicism, Viennese Modernism and also contemporary furniture design. Changing temporary exhibitions place a special focus on the achievements of twentieth-century architecture, design and furniture, also on famous Habsburg personalities.
Press information „Sisi Museum, Imperial Apartments and Silver Collection"
The Vienna Hofburg: Three museum attractions in the Hofburg under the administration of the Schloß Schönbrunn Kultur- und Betriebsges.m.b.H. (SKB) provide historically authentic inside views into courtly traditions and the everyday imperial lifestyle: the Sisi Museum, installed since 2004, the Imperial Apartments, mainly furnished faithful to the original accoutrements, and the Silver Collection, which presents its extensive collection pertaining to imperial dining culture.
Press information „Schloss Hof Estate & Schloss Niederweiden"
Schloss Hof Estate: Idyllic summer palace and hunting domicile of Prince Eugene and the Viennese Court in Marchfeld. Schloss Niederweiden: a jewel of Baroque architecture and scene of magnificent festivities and receptions in historically significant surroundings.