Museum of Modern Art Mönchsberg, Salzburg

(2.4/5 based on 200+ reviews on the web)
Auf dem Mönchsberg, über den Dächern der Altstadt, liegt das 2004 eröffnete Museum der Moderne Mönchsberg. In dem puristischen Bau werden Werke aus der eigenen Sammlung sowie Wechselausstellungen von internationalem Format gezeigt.

In einem barocken Stadtpalais im Herzen der Altstadt befindet sich das 1983 gegründete Stammhaus - das Museum der Moderne Rupertinum. In Wechselausstellungen sind Gemälde, Fotografien, Skulpturen und Grafiken renommierter nationaler und internationaler Künstler zu sehen.

The Museum der Moderne Mönchsberg is picturesquely situated high above the rooftops of the old town of Salzburg and offers new, contemporary architecture for large-scale exhibitions and presentations of the museum's own holdings an international context. The museum offers an ideal setting for presentations of the museum’s own comprehensive collection and large-scale temporary exhibitions of international contemporary art.

The Museum der Moderne Rupertinum, a baroque town palace built by the archbishops, located in the immediate vicinity of Festival Hall and Cathedral precinct, has been adapted for the presentation of modern art. The two buildings of the Museum der Moderne Salzburg offer 3.000 m2 of exhibition space for thematic and monographic exhibitions of 20th and 21st centry art, as well as presentations of graphics and photography.
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  • I enjoyed this museum overall but I found it a bit cramped. There was a lot in each exhibit placed very close together, it was a bit overwhelming. There seems to be more art than the museum can really...  more »
  • To look at a different angle to Salzburg. But two two 20 euros is a lot of money. The Museum is mediocre but nice.
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  • Some museums are informative and some are inspiring and this museum is both. So worth a visit and it's setting in Monchsburg is enough to make the trip itself worthwhile. Beautiful views of Saltzburg ...  more »
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  • I entered this museum with paying for entrance fee €3.6 around 10pm, because a member of staff in information counter told me "it open until 11pm". But the museum, restaurant , shop, everywhere already closed. Of course there is no view!! So I backed to the entrance soon and I asked him giving me the payback.but he said "no" "you payed for using for a lift to 2nd floor". I was very disappointed , cause he didn't say anything about that when I entered , just said "open until 11pm." And he ignored me. It was my worst experience that I payed €3.6 to just use a lift up 2nd floor and down.
  • The large building is well designed and the galleries are spread over several levels. There are a lot of temporary exhibits so there’s not much point me describing the works on display. When I visit, though, I’m impressed with the variety of media that has been included and the way the themes and stories of the works are linked together.
  • Great exhibit making you think about the "anti-modern" nature of Salzburg. Staff is unpleasant and takes pleasure in enforcing their annoying "locker" policy.
  • A wonderful building, a unique location and very interesting exhibitions...
  • Beautiful museum and very contemporary contemporary art!