Mozart-Wohnhaus, Salzburg

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See 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-Wohnhaus and other Salzburg attractions into our Salzburg trip itinerary planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • This is quite interesting but not a huge amount there for the price and you are not allowed to take photos. There are some interactive items at the end. Lots of stairs inside the place  more »
  • Some musical instruments, some photos, some letters... The background is not interesting, without any set design. A good documentary on Arte will better replace this visit!
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  • The place where Mozart lived. Take a tour of this building is underway with audiopruvodcem, which unfortunately is not in English. The exhibition is very interactively conceived, in addition to information about Mozart's life and his family, you can listen to a variety of Mozart's compositions. At the end you can do 3 interactive kvizi, about what you learned. The entrance is to the Salzburg card free again and the earlier you start the better, we came around a half 10 and nearly no queue when we koncili a tour around 11, became the queue up outside!
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  • Interesting but quite overpriced for what you get, I was also expecting to see original rooms of where Mozart lived but this was just a museum with nothing very surprising.
  • Historical residence of the Great Mozart had people from different parts of the world come visiting. I had a really good time relating to his musical adventures and the artifacts used by him many many years ago.
  • It was pretty amazing to see the original instruments, music notes and letters of Mozart. It was interesting to see how tall he was. Everybody is given an audio guide, so it was very quiet, which was nice. No place for kids. I think they could have arranged the displays and audio guide little better. There were lots to read and listen. Some are just music, so could listen while you read the sign. Wished the numbers would say whether it's music or guide.
  • It's an amazing place to know more about Mozart! Especially his physical appearance 😆😆😆
  • Interesting place to visit and see the original instruments Mozart played. I highly recommend visiting if you have the Salzburg card.

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