Museums and places in connection with Empress Elisabeth
HUNGARY: The Royal Palace of Gödöllő
One of the largest Baroque palaces in Hungary, the Royal Palace of Gödöllő represents an outstanding national treasure from both historical and architectural perspectives. Constantly developing, it is a scene which serves cultural, tourism and protocol functions alike while offering family-friendly services, too.
Permanent exhibition: The Era of the Grassalkovich (the builders of the palace); Royal apartments; Queen Elisabeth memorial exhibition; The 20th-century history of the palace
VIENNA: Imperial exhibitions in connection with Empress Elisabeth and her family
Imperial Apartments – Sisi Museum – Silver Collection:
Visit the historically authentic apartments of Emperor Franz Joseph and Elisabeth, and admire the magnificent porcelain, glass and silverware used at the Habsburg dining table. In the Sisi Museum you will be able to explore the many different facets of this fascinating and tragic figure.
Official website: Hofburg
Buy Tickets, prices: Tickets Photo: Hofburg Vienna, Dining Room (Vienna Hofburg, Imperial Apartments) © Schloß Schönbrunn Kultur- und Betriebsges.m.b.H. – Alexander Eugen Koller
Imperial Tour – This tour will give you a picture of the different stylistic eras of the imperial monarchy and the lives of the palace´s inhabitants. You will see the state rooms and private apartments of Franz Joseph and Sisi.
Grand Tour – Visit all 40 of the rooms on public display at the palace in approx. 50 minutes. Besides the state rooms and private apartments of the imperial couple you´ll also see the precious 18th-century interiors from the time of Maria Theresia.
Children’s Museum – It is not just for children but for families and all those who want to learn more about the everyday life of the imperial family.
Official website: Schönbrunn Palace
Buy Tickets, prices: Tickets Photo: Schönbrunn Palace, The Imperial Couple’s Bedroom © Schloß Schönbrunn Kultur- und Betriebsges.m.b.H., Foto: Alexander Eugen Koller
The museum presents a unique display of furniture from the Baroque by way of Biedermeier and Historicism to the Viennese Modern movement and contemporary Austrian design. A Sis(s)i Path guides visitors through the permanent exhibition “Sissi in the Movies – Imperial Furniture for the Sets”.
Official website: Furniture Museum
Buy Tickets, prices: Tickets Photo: Sissi in Film © BMobV, Foto Lois Lammerhuber
With the Sisi Ticket on the trail of Empress Elisabeth 1 ticket for 3 Imperial attractions! Schönbrunn Palace (Grand Tour with audio guide), Imperial Furniture Collection (with the Sissi trilogy exhibition), Vienna Hofburg with the Imperial Apartments, Sisi Museum and the Imperial Silver Collection (You save 25 %!)
Adults: 29,90 €, Children: 18,00 €, (Free admission for children under 6 years of age.)
Sisi Ticket information, purchase: Ticket Photo: Hofburg Vienna, Empress Elisabeth’s dressing/exercise room (Vienna Hofburg, Imperial Apartments) © Schloß Schönbrunn Kultur- und Betriebsges.m.b.H. – Lois Lammerhuber