Mozart's House, Salzburg

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    Mozart's birthplace.
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    Did I mention Mozart was born here?
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    Mozart Haus

    by Jim_Eliason Updated Dec 8, 2013

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    This is the birthplace of the famous Salzburg composer Mozart. He was born and grew up in this his father's house. There is a second Mozart haus on the new side of the river where Mozart lived as an adult.

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    Mozart Residence

    by black_mimi99 Written Apr 30, 2012

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    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart lived in this house from 1773-1778. His father died here on 28 May 1787. The museum displays original works by Mozart and items and furniture belonging to the Mozart family from the time they were living here. There are also exhibits displaying musical instruments belonging to Mozart, such as his clavichord and original hand written sheet music by the musical genius.

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    Mozart's House

    by hunterV Updated Jul 8, 2011

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    Mozart's House in Getreide Gasse

    At last I could see THE HOUSE where the Great Composer was born and lived.
    It's really a sacred place for lots of people.
    You can see lots of visitors there.
    I found it even hard even to approach the house and to take a picture of it.
    There were so many people around. I had to wait in turn like at a bus stop.
    Mozarts Geburtshaus
    9 Getreidegasse
    a typical old Salzburg house, a world famous museum.
    +43 0662 84 43 13
    fax: +43 0662 84 06 93
    archive@mozarteum.at
    www.mozarteum.at

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    Mozart's Birthplace

    by loja Written May 6, 2011

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    Mozart's house

    Mozart's house, where he was raised. It's a nice yellow house in the center. Every person who come to Salzburg take a picture of this house! And I am not an exception.

    Opening hours:

    Daily:
    9 am – 5.30 pm (last entry 5 pm )
    July - Augst:
    Until 8 pm (last entry 7.30 pm)

    Admission fees:

    Adults: € 7,- (€ 12,-)

    Pupils (15-18 years of age) : € 3,- (€ 4,50)

    Children (6-14 years of age) : € 2,50 (€ 3,50)

    Children (up to 6 years of age) : free

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    Hagenauer House

    by Maryimelda Updated Mar 1, 2011

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    Hagenauer House

    Hagenauer House at Getreidegasse 9, in Salzburg is of course, better known as Mozart's House. Wolfgang A madeus Mozart was born in this house on January 27, 1756. The family lived in the house for a period of approximately 26 years and were family friends of the owner Johannes Hagenauer who was a wealthy toy dealer.

    The house is a famous museum today and features the life of the great composer and his family on every floor. It is open every day till about 5.30pm and later in the summer high season (July and August).

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  • Mozart's Living House/Wohnhaus

    by estargrl88 Written Nov 17, 2010

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    In my opinion, this house is suited for the most hardcore of Mozart fans who know much about him already. The house is laid out with artifacts rather than a set up with furniture of how the living space would have looked. You travel through it with an audio guide. Included are old pianos, paintings of patrons, facsimiles of scores, and some letters. Some greater knowledge is required then to have a greater appreciation of who all of the characters in his life were, etc. Most interesting to me were a video at the end and the old pianos, but I don't think that these make the visit worth it.

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    Mozart's birthplace facade

    by dustmon Updated Jun 21, 2010

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    Mozart's haus

    On our walking tour, we of course walked past the "birthplace of Mozart"---I tried to get a shot of a small student peeking out a 3rd floor window, but he was too quick and shy--- therefore just the facade.

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    The Mozart Residence

    by viddra Written May 1, 2010

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    the Mozart Residence

    This is where the Mozart family lived from 1773-1787.

    The exhibits show the life of the Mozart family and the history of the building.

    Opening hours:
    Daily from 9am – 5.30pm
    July, August from 9am – 8pm (last entrance 30 minutes before)
    Closed during Mozart Week when concerts take place

    Entrance fee:
    Adults: €7
    Children: €2.50
    Free with the Salzburg Card!

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    Mozart’s birthplace

    by viddra Written May 1, 2010

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    This is where Mozart was born on 27 January 1756.

    The museum houses the portraits of the Mozart family, letters, instruments that belonged to Mozart (his harpsichord, the violin he played as a small child), and the middle class furniture during Mozart’s time.

    Opening hours:
    Daily from 9am – 5.30pm
    July, August from 9am – 8pm (last entrance 30 minutes before)

    Entrance fee:
    Adults: €7
    Children: €2.50
    Free with the Salzburg Card!

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    Mozarts Geburtshaus (Mozart's Birthplace)

    by travelfrosch Written Dec 7, 2009

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    This is probably the most sought-after sight in all of Salzburg: Mozart's birthplace. We didn't go inside, but we took a few pictures of the outside. Reviews of what lies inside are mixed, but if you want to see for yourself, it will cost you EUR 7 per person, or EUR 16.50 per family. You can also get a combination ticket for this sight and the Mozart Residence for EUR 12 per peson or EUR 25 per family.

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    Mozart's Residences

    by nicolaitan Written Nov 15, 2009

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    The famous composer of classical music was born in Salzburg and lived much of his adult life here despite favoring Vienna as a place to live. He was born in a four story house (Geburtshaus - birth house ) centrally located on Getreidegasse in the Old City, the exterior of which is jammed with photographing bus tours. It contains a childhood violin but is stated by most sources to be the less interesting of the two residence museums so we took our obligatory image and passed.

    The second museum is centrally located in the New City, just across the major vehicular bridge, and also brightly painted. Hard to miss. The Mozart family moved here (Wohnhaus - residence ) in 1773 for larger quarters and Mozart himself spent at least 7 years here creating symphonies, early operas, sacred music, and concertos. World War II bombing partially destroyed the house in 1944. The current building is a reconstruction according to original plans which opened to the public in the 1990's.

    The rooms are large, well lit, and the displays are well spaced so during our visit we never felt cramped or hurried. The exhibits included replicas of instruments used by Mozart and one original piano, some sheet music alleged to be original, and a room decorated a la 18th Century. For the classical music fanatic, an interactive multimedia display is apparently also available. The key to enjoying this museum is the audioguide which is quite comprehensive, features interludes of Mozart's music, and is blessedly free of the kitsch that ruins so many of these efforts ( Durer House, Hallein Salt Mine ). The entrance fee includes the audioguide but is not cheap, about $12US. As we found throughout Austria, the ban on photography is rigidly, repeatedly, and enthusiastically enforced.

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    Mozart house

    by BruceDunning Updated Aug 18, 2009

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    Looking up at colorful display
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    The house is on one the the main streets and all streets somehow lead you there. Since my first time seeing it back in 1980's, it has been that mustard color, if I recall properly. Besides this house, there are many well decorated and beautiful buildings on this street. It is on the famous Getreidegasse street, with a lot of shops. He and family left when he was 14 to tour Europe, but returned to later compose and play in the Dom church. In 1771 the Archbishop of the city died, leaving Mozart without a money patron. By 1777 he wanted out of Salzburg, and in 1781, he resigned his musical status from the court and moved to Vienna.
    There is a Mozarteum University that teaches musical students and stage plays. They have 400 teachers.

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    A must see in Salzburg

    by Bavavia Updated Jun 17, 2009

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    Easy to find , in old city with a map ( or a hand held nav device which worked great)! Its 6.5 euros to get in, no pictures though once you get past main entrance way.. Small home , partially closed off on top floor. So you get to see a few rooms, not a whole lot, but worth the tour to see the home and the layou. Everything seemed so small in there, rooms,etc.

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    “Tanzmeisterhaus"

    by margaretvn Updated Apr 6, 2009

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    Visit the house where the Mozart family lived, across the river from the centre.
    In 1773 the Mozart family moved to the Hannibalplatz (today it is the Makartplatz) at the right bank of river Salzach. This appartment was spacious with 8 rooms, so there was plenty of space for social evenings with friends and there was also a garden where the family and their visitors could play ganes such as skittles. The family and royal chamer musicians – including Haydn also met in the music saloon. Here Leopold mozart sold pianos that he had gotten from pianomakers to sell on commission. The young Mozart lived here with his family until 1780. It was during these years that he composed several symphonies, serenades, divertimenti plus 5 concertos for violin and piano concertos. He also started to write ‘La finta giardinera’ KV 196, he created ‘Il re pastore’ KV 208 and parts of ‘Idomeneo’ KV 366.
    Mozart’s sister lived in the appartment until 1784 and Mozart’s father lived there until his death in 1787.
    During the first air raid on Slazburg in ocober 1944 the “Tanzmeisterhaus” was largly destroyed. It was the International Foundation Mozarteum who were responsible for getting the building restored according to the origin plans after the war. In january 1996 the Mozart residence was opened for the public. The rooms on the first floor show the family life here, focusing on Mozart’s life and work. In this museum you can learn about Mozart’s travels (some with his sister Nannerl)

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    Mozart's birthplace

    by margaretvn Updated Apr 6, 2009

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    Of course you must visit the house where Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born!!
    The Mozart family lived in this house on the Getreidegasse (number 9) from 1747 to 1773. The famous son was born there in 1756. The house actually belonged to Johann Lorenz Hagenauer and the family lived on the third floor of the house. He was a good friend of the Mozart family and in fact the square in front of the house is named after him. Another friend of the family (Babette von Moll) lived in the back part of the house.
    Today the house is a museum; the International Mozart Foundation opened it in 1880. This foundation acquired musical instruments as they were sold, first by his widow (Constanze Nissen (1762-1842) and his sons Carl Thomas (1784-1858) and Franz Xaver Wolfgang (1791-1844).
    In 1985 a private loan enabled the rear part of the house to be bought and this was carefully restored into a replica of a typical middle-class home in the Salzburg of Mozart's time. It shows furniture and objects of the time. There are several themes that are covered in greater detail. The second floor of the house covers Mozart and the theatre. There are dioramas showing how the Mozart operas have been interpreted throughout the years. On the first floor there is a changing exhibition of the composer. In the museum you can see the composers childhood violin, his clavichord, a pianoforte and also Mozart family letters.

    Opening Hours
    9 am to 6 pm (last admission 5.30 pm)
    July and August: 9 am to 7 pm (last admission 6.30 pm)

    Admission Fees
    Adults: EUR 5.50
    Children: EUR 1.50
    With Salzburg Card: free

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