Austrian Museum of Applied Arts Tours

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With an extensive collection, large exhibition halls, themed special exhibits, and a rich program of events, Vienna’s Museum of Applied Arts (commonly called MAK) is a great place to spend an afternoon. The museum is located in the ‘Innere Stadt’ (Vienna’s First District), and combines the applied arts, contemporary art, design, and architecture under one roof. The MAK boasts a unique collection of applied arts and is known worldwide as a first­ class destination for contemporary art. The museum’s spacious halls in the impressive Ringstraße building have been redesigned by contemporary artists to best showcase the MAK’s permanent collection, keeping the artistic heritage of the building as part of the viewing experience. The windows of the MAK are distinctively illuminated by James Turrell’s light sculpture, which was permanently installed in 2004.

The MAK is more than just a place to view art, though. The museum prides itself on being a ’laboratory of societal knowledge,’ which means it continues to be a hub of collecting, research, preservation, education, and interactive learning – plus it’s a really cool place to have a glass of wine and engage in a little people watching on Tuesday nights.

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The museum offers free admission on Tuesdays from 6 – 10 p.m. There is an elevator at the entrance on Weiskirchnerstraße, and accessible toilets for disabled visitors. Unfortunately, there is no wheelchair access to the Permanent Collection Contemporary Art. To get to the MAK by public transportation, you can take the Underground U3 to Stubentor, or the U4 to Landstraße/Bahnhof Wien Mitte. Take the Tram 2, or busses 3A and 74A to Stubentor. The Suburban Railway (Schnellbahn) S1, S2, S3, S4, and S7 to station Wien Mitte­Landstraße.
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Address: Stubenring 5, Vienna 1010, Austria
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Hours: Tuesday, 10 a.m. – 10 p.m; Wednesday – Sunday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; closed Monday.
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Admission: Adults: 9,90 €; Students and seniors 7,50 €; under 19: free.
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MAK: Austrian Museum of Applied Arts Admission Ticket in Vienna

MAK: Austrian Museum of Applied Arts is a Vienna institution. Save time waiting in long visitor lines by having an admission ticket to this fascinating museum. It holds an incredible selection of artwork, such as contemporary art, applied art, design, and architecture. You’ll make the most of your time in Vienna by visiting one of the most innovative art museums in the world. Highlights include rare exhibits in the Vienna 1900 section, and the Design Lab. 
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Vienna Pass Including Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Ticket

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Vienna First District Walking Tour

Get to grips with Vienna’s history as you explore by foot with a guide. On a 3-hour tour of the Innere Stadt, you’ll check out stately landmarks such as St Rupert’s Church, Hofburg Palace and St Stephen’s Cathedral. Visit the Ringstrasse and take in the sights of the traditional Vindobona district as you learn about Vienna’s Roman and Celtic past. Hear of powerful dynasties like the Habsburgs and Babenbergs, and discover how the city has modernized into a cultural hotspot. This is a small-group experience, limited to just six people.
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Romantic Vienna Combo: Vienna Card, Horse and Carriage Tour, Belvedere Palace and Candlelight Dinner

Get swept up in the romance of the Austrian capital with this comprehensive sightseeing package. Tour through Vienna on a horse-drawn carriage, passing top attractions like the Ringstrasse, Vienna State Opera and St Stephen’s Cathedral. Then dine by candlelight with a 3-course meal at a lovely restaurant. Your package also includes a 2-hour guided walking tour of the city, a 72-hour Vienna Card and admission to Belvedere Palace to see Gustav Klimt’s famous painting ‘The Kiss.’
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Vienna Super Saver: Salzburg Day Trip plus Vienna City Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

See the best of Vienna and Salzburg with this Super Saver, combining two popular Vienna tours at a discounted price. Spend your first day on a trip to Salzburg to explore the UNESCO-listed Old Town, walk among the gardens at Mirabell Palace, spot Mozart’s birthplace and more. Follow up Day Two with a hop-on hop-off bus tour through Vienna, passing all of the city’s top attractions. See the Vienna State Opera, Heroes' Square and the iconic Ferris wheel at the Prater with your 48-hour ticket.
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Welcome to Vienna - Vienna Card, Hop-on-Hop off Tour, Morning Tea and Lunch or Dinner

Make the most of your stay in the Austrian capital with the Welcome to Vienna Package. Enjoy discounts at museums, shops and restaurants and free public transportation with a 72-hour Vienna Card and see the city’s top attractions with a 24-hour hop-on hop-off tour. This package also includes coffee and cake at the Café Central and lunch or dinner at a popular Viennese restaurant. Your Welcome to Vienna Package will be delivered to your hotel free of charge.
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Vienna Photography Walking Tour: Music and Grandeur

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