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Salzburg Museum is the museum of artistic and cultural history for the city of Salzburg, Austria. It is located at Mozartplatz, within the Neue Residenz building, within the Old Town, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Salzburg Museum was founded in 1834 by an amateur collector, Maria Vinzenz Süß. It was originally the Provincialmuseum. He donated his collection to Salzburg. The Bavarian Princess Caroline Augusta took over stewardship of the museum in 1850, which is why the museum was also previously known as the Salzburger Museum Carolina-Augusteum.

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Salzburg Museum
Salzburg Museum
Author: Andreas Praefcke (Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported)

Displayed at the Salzburg museum are items going back to Celtic times. This includes a Celtic pitcher from the Dümberg area and a bronze-age helmet from the Lueg Pass.


Salzburg Museum
Mozartplatz 1, Salzburg
Tel: (0662) 62 08 08 700

Opening Hours:
Tuesdays-Sundays: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursdays: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Museum also opens on Mondays in July, August and December, 9:00 am - 5:00pm
Closed on 1 November and 25 December

Entrance Fees
Adults: €7.00 (Mon-Sat), Adults: €7.005.50 (Sun)

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