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Fischer von Erlach 2023 x 1723

The celebrated Baroque architect Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach designed today's MQ as the imperial court stables for around 600 horses and 200 carriages. On the occasion of his 300th anniversary he returns to the MuseumsQuartier!

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At the MuseumsQuartier, artistic creation and living space grow together into an inseparable unit. Our individual group or public overview tours show the various facets of the former imperial baroque court stables as well as the current significance of the MuseumsQuartier as one of the largest cultural areas of our time.

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Spread over 90,000m2 in central Vienna and encompassing 60 cultural institutions, the MuseumsQuartier Wien is one of the largest districts for contemporary art and culture in the world. Nothing is off limits at the MuseumsQuartier. Historic architecture meets contemporary design. High culture meets subcultures. The spectrum ranges from fine art, architecture, music, fashion, theater, dance, literature, children’s culture, game culture, and street art to design and photography.

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