From 20 January 2017
Apart from three history paintings of artist Johann Peter Krafft , the exhibition will include objects owned by Emperor Franz II (I).
A new book about Empress Elisabeth of Austria, published by the Sisi experts Olivia Lichtscheidl and Michael Wohlfahrt, documents the life of the tragic monarch...
The World of the Habsburgs is a virtual exhibition showcasing the history of the Habsburgs and their times. More than a thousand images accompanied by multimedia presentation of texts, maps, a genealogical table and a navigable timeline, will open up completely new contexts and connections.
For many centuries, the Vienna Hofburg was the centre of the Habsburg empire. Three museum attractions provide historically accurate insights into the tradition and daily life at court: the authentically-furnished Imperial Apartments, the tasteful Sisi Museum and the Silver Collection as a comprehensive collection of Imperial utilitarian objects.
The Imperial Apartments, Sisi Museum and the Silver Collection are amongst Vienna's top sights, attracting around 600,000 visitors each year.