Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien, Vienna

4.5
#9 of 115 in Museums in Vienna
At Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien discover such legendary objects as the 8th-century Holy Lance, once regarded as the Holy Grail, or the horn of a unicorn. Set in 21 rooms of the Hofburg Palace in Vienna, this site exhibits Habsburg treasures and insignia. Two collections--secular and ecclesiastical--cover over 1,000 years of European history. See how numerous imperial artifacts glorify the political power and geographical reach of the Habsburg dynasty. Do not miss the Imperial Crown, Orb, and Scepter of Austria, and the Imperial Crown of the Holy Roman Empire. The secular collection features such curiosities as the largest cut emerald in the world and the cradle of Napoleon's son. Arrange to visit Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien and other attractions in Vienna using our Vienna trip itinerary app .
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  • Visitors BEWARE! You will be pickpocketed while touring the treasury. Security staff will not look at videos to see who didi it.  more »
  • Visiting this museum is a dream come true for me. Since young I was exposed to the Holy Roman Empire history from encyclopaedia and illustrated history books. So I have been familiar with the regalia....  more »
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  • Really interesting place. The museum is well made and there is plenty of things to see! This is a crucial place if you are interested in history and you come to Vienna. I highly recommend it to all history lovers!
  • Such an awe inspiring place! My great-grandparents were born in Austrian Poland, seeing the crown jewels, swords and armour sent shivers.
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