Salzburg Museum, Salzburg

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Discover the cultural history and legends of the city at Salzburg Museum. Housed within a restored 17th-century archbishop's guesthouse, the museum features two floors, the art hall that lies beneath the inner courtyard, and an underground passage with archeological displays that connects this with another museum. Exhibits on the first floor offer a glimpse into the lives, achievements, and legacies of the city's spiritual and secular leaders. The museum highlights include the furniture from the nearby palace, the earliest example of a bass clarinet, and the original manuscript of the largest-scale piece of Baroque music. Put Salzburg Museum and other Salzburg attractions into our Salzburg trip planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Pretty standard city museum that gives good info on Salzburg's history and culture. You can see it all relatively quickly. Good to buzz through and even better if it's hot or raining outside. Breeze.....  more »
  • The building of the Neue Residenz on the Residenzplaz next to the Cathedral houses the Salzburg museum. The Building itself along with the Glockenspiel and history is the best part of it. Our...  more »
  • I really liked this museum! Each of the exhibits were fresh and original, yet contained traditional historical content too. At times I found the layout a bit confusing as there were no clear signs saying where to start or what room to go into next. Overall, an interesting place!
  • Unexpectedly interesting and non touristy exhibits on the history of Salzburg. The interactive music instruments exhibition was awesome.
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