Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), Salzburg

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Historic Site · Specialty Museum
See Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), where the famous composer and his family lived from 1773 to 1787--and where Mozart wrote his numerous pieces. Destroyed by a bomb in World War II, the home was reconstructed and opened for visitors in 1996. Explore the exhibits, walk where Mozart walked, and see a piano and a violin that he played. Learn about different phases of his life and work through photos, audio guides, displays, and letters written to and by Mozart. You'll also see the rooms of his father and sister, along with some personal effects. Put Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus) and other Salzburg attractions into our Salzburg trip itinerary planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Honestly, it’s just very crowded and wasn’t anything exciting for me. Great place to at least stop by, but I wouldn’t go out of my way.  more »
  • Visit to beautiful Salzburg brought us to this nice museum. Everyone with a musical heart knows WA Mozart, but al lot of things were unknown for me. Nice way to learn more about them.  more »
  • A huge disappointment, maybe just my expectations were much different from reality: I expected a domestic stuff of a famous composer, but there is nothing expect some papers. I can't treat the exhibition nothing more but deception.
  • The exhibits lack overt interest (books, papers, ephemera), and the rooms are crowded. 3 stars given for its historical significance, but you could easily skip this place without worry of having missed much. Just take a picture from outside so you can brag about having visited during casual conversation when someone plays Mozart ;) Note that there is, however, a quiet cafe in the courtyard, which is free to visit.
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