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Sigmund Freud Museum, Vienna

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At Sigmund Freud Museum, get a glimpse into Freud's life and the development of psychoanalysis. Visit the rooms in which the father of psychoanalysis produced the majority of his writings. Freud lived and worked here for 47 years until June 4, 1938, when he went to England. See original furnishings, his personal items, the waiting room, and parts of his extensive antique collection. Founded in 1971, the museum features about 2,000 documents. The archive of images includes photographs, paintings, drawings, and sculptures, plus signed copies and first editions of his works. Watch the film material on the Freud family in the 1930s, which features a commentary by Anna Freud. Attached to the museum, you'll find Europe's largest psychoanalytic research library. Put Sigmund Freud Museum and other Vienna attractions into our Vienna holiday planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Not only is this the exact location where Freud invented psychoanalysis and treated patients, it's also the heart of a family deeply affected by the Nazi invasion of Vienna. Freud's family life is inc...  more »
  • It is a perfect piece of scientific history - such a contrast to the Beethoven's place, here obviously pple put a lot of thoughts, resources and care into the collection  more »
  • The place unfortunately has no atmosphere. The apartment is barely empty. The majority of exposition consists of Freud's letters and their translation hanging on the walls plus some photoes and only a...  more »
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  • The atmosphere. Although all the artefacts are in the Freud museum in London, you get a much better sense of the layout and atmosphere of Freud's home. Where he lived from the early 1890s to the late 1930s (some 50 odd years).
  • The audioguide is very thorough on all aspects of Freud's life and work. There are many original objects on display, and a lot of pictures too. Temporary exhibitions are well constructed and very interesting.
  • Really great Freud museum if you are a fan! You get to see his actual office and living space and there are lots of office trinkets around to look at. It also has a really cute gift shop.
  • Interesting as a psychology student to get more of an insight into the life and studies of Freud. Shame that most of his belongings are in London but still very much worth a visit if you are interested and in Vienna.
  • They do not have Freud's couche. It is in England. But still very interesting. You can see some old films of Freud. Incidentally: "Freude" means something like "happiness"in German. Just a coincidence?