Sigmund Freud Museum, Vienna

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    TREES AND A TABLE IN SIGMUND FREUD PARK

    by balhannah Written May 23, 2014

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    Your probably thinking, what is this heading all about!

    It's about something interesting I found in Sigmund Freud park just in front of the Votivkirche.

    Located in the middle of the park, is a circle of trees planted to mark the 40th anniversary of the European Union. These happen to be related to the granite table with ten granite seats that I found in the park. The seats at the table represent the addition of 10 further countries to the EU.
    The trees each country represents are
    Austria - lime tree
    Belgium – Paper tree
    Denmark – american red oak
    Finland - Silver Birch
    France – illusory acacia
    Germany – oak
    Greece – Crab apple
    Ireland – ash
    Italy – ash
    Luxembourg – oak,
    Portugal – oak
    Spain – nut tree
    Sweden – Eberesche
    Netherlands – Birch
    United kingdom – red beech.

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    The Sigmund Freud Museum

    by ValbyDK Updated Sep 13, 2013

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    The Sigmund Freud Museum is located at Berggasse 19, in the same apartment where Sigmund Freud and his family lived for 47 years. It was here Sigmund Freud had his medical practice and produced the majority of his writings. Because of the Nazis, Freud was forced to fled in 1938, and he died of cancer in exile in England in 1939.

    The museum is not that big, and consists of many old photos and documents. The old waiting room has its original furnishing, but Freud's famous couch is now at the Freud Museum in London (along with most of the other original furniture). There is also a small exhibition about Anna Freud, the youngest of Sigmund and Martha Freud's six children.

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    Learn more about the father of psychoanalysis

    by Jefie Updated Nov 21, 2012

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    Sigmund Freud moved into this house, located at Bergasse 19, in 1891 and opened up a practice there that quickly became very popular. He lived in these appartments for 47 years, until he was forced to leave Austria due to his Jewish ancestry. He produced most of his works while still living in Vienna. The museum contains an impressive number of artefacts, including photographs, letters, and first editions of his works, that give a really good insight into the life of this great man, and also a good introduction to his many theories. The furniture of his waiting room has been recovered and is now on display in the very room in which patients used to wait for their appointment. There's also a bookstore in case, like me, you feel like getting better acquainted with his works after having visited the museum. All in all, I thought it was a fascinating place to visit!

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    Visting Vienna's Sigmund Freud museum

    by yvgr Updated Apr 10, 2012

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    One of the best museums in Vienna is the home on Bergasse 19 of the late Dr. Sigmund Freud. He fled this place in the late 1930's (because of Nazi Germany) to live out his final years in London. Most of the furniture are gone (most stuff can be find in Freud Museum, London). The apartment is still worthy of a visit. The museum provide a lot of information about Freud during his life in Austria. All objects and photos displayed in the museum come with plenty of written information. Be sure you got alot of time when visting since its much more to read than look upon. The museum also have a shop.

    The apartment was not only his working place where he recieved patients. It was also the home of his family, wife and children.

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    Sigmund Freud Museum

    by datapanik Updated Apr 4, 2011

    The founder of psychoanalysis lived and worked at this address in Berggasse from 1891 until 1938 when he fled from the National Socialists to London. Many of his famous works were written here and the spacious apartment is now a museum. The waiting room containing original furniture and objects from Freud’s personal possessions has been restored to how it might have looked in Freud’s day; the remaining rooms have been cleared to exhibit drawings and paintings.

    The museum is open daily from 9-5pm and costs 7 euros to enter.

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    Freud Museum.

    by chiara76 Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    The most famous neurologist and psychiatrist Sigmund Freud moved in the house in 1891 year and lived there till 1938 when he had to run away with his family to London.
    Now there is the Sigmund-Freud Museum in his apartment at the Bergasse 19.

    It is opened everyday :
    VII-X 9 a.m- 6 p.m

    X-VI 9 a.m- 5 p.m.

    Begrasse 19-The house Freud lived in. The plaque on the Freud's home and museum.
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    FREUDIAN SLIP

    by mel_bee Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    Mr. Sigmund Freud is a famous Viennese personality who after reading some of his books I have come to the conclusion that unfortunately he knew very little about women despite his research. There is however a park named after him in front of the Votivkirche (near Schottentor), the monument in the park reads "The voice of intellect is quiet."
    You can also visit his apartment which is the Sigmund Freud Museum, it cost 7 Euros for adults and is open from 9:00 - 17:00 daily. See the webpage below for information and pictures of his apartment in English and German.

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    visit the freud museum

    by loewetiger Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    in this house freud worked and lived until the nazis chased him away in his 83rd year. attention: the famous couch - his logo- is not in vienna, he had taken it with him to london where he and it were safe.

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    Sigmund Freud Museum

    by Bjorgvin Updated Jul 25, 2007

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    Dr. Sigmund Freud lived and worked in this house. In 1938, following the Anschluss, Dr. Freud was forced to emigrate. His office and private apartment are now a museum. The museum owns the original furniture from his waiting room, and some of his personal belongings.

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    Freud Museum

    by monkeytrousers Written Jul 19, 2007

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    Located in Freud's old flat this museum has lots of information relating to Freud. Dont come here expecting to see a reconstruction of his house because there isnt one. The only reconstructed room is the waiting room. The other rooms house items and information of Freud and his past as well as temporary exhibitions which Sigmund would have enjoyed.

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    Sigmund Freud Park

    by filipdebont Updated Oct 4, 2005

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    Day 1 : Schottenring and Alsergrund

    Just opposite the Votiv Church there is a small park. It is the Sigmund Freud Park.
    This park is named after the founder of the Psychoanalyze: Professor Sigmund Freud (1856 – 1939).

    In this park there are some pieces of art. And there is also a circle of trees, this circle represents all the European countries, there is a signboard in front of each three. (The picture shows the Belgian signboard).

    In the middle of the circle there is a marble table surrounded by seats and each seat also represents a country (Poland, Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania, Malta, Hungary, Czech, Slovenia, and Slovakia)

    From this park you have a splendid view on the Votiv church (a tip for the photographers).

    European Table in Sigmund Freud Park Belgium signboard near the Circle of trees Votiv Kirche seen from the Simund Freud Park
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  • Freud Museum

    by grkboiler Written Nov 4, 2004

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    Sigmund Freud, the father of psychoanalysis, lived and worked for most of his life at Berggasse 19. He was there from 1891-1938, when the Nazis forced him to leave.

    The museum is loaded with photos, artifacts, and Freud memorabilia from throughout his life, including his hat and cane.

    The museum is open 9 AM - 5 PM (6 PM from July to September) daily and charges admission.

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    Sigmund Freud

    by Jmill42 Written Mar 27, 2004

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    His Ego and Super-ego aren't here, but many of his items still remain in his former home. You can visit inside for 5 Euro, but I decided to just see where the man lived and move on. I have heard that there really isn't that much to see inside, so thats why I gave it a pass.

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    Freud's apartment

    by yooperprof Written Aug 6, 2003

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    Doctor Freud lived and worked at 19 Bergasse from 1891 to 1938; the quarters were restored and exhibits prepared with the assistance of Freud's daughter Anna in 1971. Most of the original furniture had been either sold or shipped to London in 1938, but there's enough here to give you the feel that the good doctor has just stepped out for a cigar. Incidentally, Theodore Herzl, the founder of modern Zionism, lived just down the street at 6 Bergasse in the late 1890s. The two men never met, but Freud wrote that he later dreamt about Herzl. Hmmm. . .

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    Freud Museum

    by yooperprof Updated Aug 6, 2003

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    Our understanding of human behavior and motivation owes a great deal to the Viennese psychiatrist, scholar, and visionary Sigmund Freud (1856-1939). Freud wasn't born here - he came from Moravia to attend the University of Vienna - but he spent virtually all of his professional life here, emigrating to London only the year before his death, escaping the crushing anti-semitism of the Nazis. It was in this Biedermeyer era building where Dr. Freud lived and practiced, receiveing his patients, observing and deducing from them the origins of modern psychoses.

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