Linz museums that you must see

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These four museums should definitely be visited at least once. What makes them even more interesting: the imposing buildings in which they are located! From a hypermodern building on the Danube to a historic castle or in the middle of the main square.


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    Ars Electronica Center

    The "Museum of the Future". Well then, let's have a look! The rapid technological development in our world is taken into account here in an exciting way: at the Ars Electronica Center, you can rework your own DNA, 3D print and program robots. Interactive stations to marvel at and touch, art and technology – you’ll find everything for an exciting museum day. Plus: an architecturally exciting steel and glass facade.

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    Castle Museum Linz

    The museum is located on a historic site in a building that incomparably combines old and modern in its structure. From the terrace you have a great view of the city - the museum itself offers insights into the natural, cultural and technical history of Upper Austria. The changing permanent exhibitions are always related to current topics. In 1800 the south wing of the castle burned down - in 2009 it was "reinvented" and added to the museum as a striking extension.

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    Lentos Art Museum

    The Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art is located directly at the Danube, beautifully illuminated and architecturally promising. Here, in light-flooded halls, you can find Klimt as well as Valie Export or feminist avant-garde. Through the oversized, large picture frame, the view from the museum falls beautifully on the Pöstlingberg. And it’s even more beautiful in the evening with lighting.

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    Nordico City Museum

    In this museum the history of the city is presented in a way that also makes it lots of fun to visit. "100% Linz" is the permanent exhibition with a special eye-catching factor. If you can't make it there, check out the 3D tour of the museum online and click through the rooms or the online photo archive - very cool! Who can find the photo "gentleman with poodle" right away?

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