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Festivities & Everyday Life

Hofmobiliendepot • Imperial Furniture Collection


At the Imperial Furniture Collection, which boasts some of the largest museum holdings of furniture in the world, the focus will be on festivities and everyday life. The frugal personal requirements and ‘life full of papers and files’ of the monarch whose existence centred on his bureaucratic duties contrast sharply with the pomp and elaborate protocol of state visits and the grand festivities that were customary at the Viennese court.


Another theme explored by this section of the exhibition is the mythologizing of Franz Joseph as a long-serving ruler, an image that was to remain powerful long after the decline of the Danube Monarchy. Starting with the unsuccessful attempt on the emperor’s life in 1853, an event that was swiftly exploited to shore up his image, the exhibition covers the World’s Fair of 1873, the silver wedding anniversary of the imperial couple in 1879, the millennial festivities in Hungary in 1896 and the imperial jubilee celebrations of 1898 and 1908. The ubiquity of the emperor in the form of portraits, monuments and other media which ensured his ‘virtual’ presence even in the farthest-flung corners of the Empire, also contributed to this stylization. Thanks to the technological progress that took place during his lifetime, Franz Joseph became the first emperor to be immortalized in moving images and voice recordings.


Hofmobiliendepot • Imperial Furniture Collection: approx. 570 m² with approx. 175 exhibits

Ticket Prices

(including audio guide)



Adults € 9.50
Children ages 6-18  € 6.00
School groups from 10 persons € 4.90
student (ages 19-25), Senior Citizens 60+, Vienna-Card
€ 8.50










Franz Joseph Combined ticket –
save money by buying a single ticket for all four venues.


Adult € 25,-
Children ages 6-18 € 16,-






Opening Hours


daily from 16 March – 27 November, 2016



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Hofmobiliendepot • Imperial Furniture Collection | Andreasgasse 7 | 1070 Vienna


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Hofmobiliendepot • Imperial Furniture Collection
Andreasgasse 7, 1070 Vienna
Phone: +43-1-524 33 57
Fax: +43-1-524 33 57-666








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Hofmobiliendepot • Imperial Furniture Collection
Andreasgasse 7, 1070 Vienna
Phone: +43 1 524 33 57

max. group size: 40



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