The Haydn-Ticket includes:
Joseph Haydn served the Esterházy princes as Hofkapellmeister and composer for over 40 years. Multimedia stations, project installations, and unusual exhibits offer an insight into the life of this musical genius – from his early compositions in Eisenstadt to stardom in London and his late work – and also explore his influence as a composer both in the past and the present. Included in the displays are the maestro’s personal and professional documents as wellas original instruments like the fortepiano that belonged to his patron Princess Maria Josefa Hermenegilde.
Highlights of Esterházy Palace
This unique tour presents important art-historical exhibits from the collection and an impression of the lavish life and festivities at the princely court. Attractions include the Esterházy silverware – the world’s largest surviving Neoclassical silver tableware service – and a console table from the workshops of Giuseppe Briati in Venice. This exhibition also includes some fascinating glimpses of the palace’s past in the building itself. In a few places the original walls and floors have been uncovered revealing the layers of history contained within an over three-hundredyear-old palace.With the Haydn Ticket you can also visit the Haydnsaal.
Children up to the age of 6 are free.
Discounted tickets for students, families and groups are available on-site.
The ticket entitles to single entry within one year from the date of purchase.
Please inform yourself directly at the excursion destination about details. In case of special events visitors cannot walk around and view the hall as a result. Thank you for your understanding.
16 May - 30 June
Saturday, Sunday and holidays 10.00 am - 5.00 pm
1. July - 1. November
Daily 10.00 – 17.00
2. November - 31. December
Friday – Sunday, on public holidays and on the 31 December 10.00 – 17.00
Closed on 25 and 26 December
BY BUS: Take the regional bus 200 from Vienna to Eisenstadt station; journey takes c. 75 minutes, express c. 60 minutes. Further information: +43 (0)2682 623 60–1.
BY TRAIN: It is about a ten-minute walk from Eisenstadt station to the palace. For train times see: www.oebb.at
BY CAR: A2 towards Graz – at Guntramsdorf junction keep right, turn right onto the A3 after the service station – after approx. 26 km take the exit Müllendorf – turn right onto the B59 towards Eisenstadt – follow the B59 until you reach Esterházy Palace.
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