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In 2016 and 2017 the ground floor at Schönbrunn Palace will be the venue for the temporary exhibitions Franz Joseph 1830-1916 and Maria Theresa 1717-1780. Please note that the White and Gold Rooms will therefore not be available for hire from 1 January 2016 to 31 December 2017.

The Bergl Rooms will not be open for viewing on the following dates: Saturday 28 November, Saturday 5 December to Tuesday 8 December, Saturday 12 December, Saturday 19 December, Sunday 20 December, Thursday 24 December to Thursday 31 December 2015.

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Guided tour of the Bergl Rooms

A strange, exotic world awaits us in these rooms. Walls and ceiling are covered in landscape painting which conveys the illusion of a remote world alive with exotic birds and animals.

Today widely known as Bergl Rooms with its breathtaking mural paintings are one of the jewels of Schönbrunn Palace and has been open exclusively for groups!

Guided tour of Empress Maria Theresa's summer rooms:

Empress Maria Theresa's summer roomsOne of the first commissions Johann Wenzel Bergl undertook at Schönbrunn was the painting of Maria Theresa's summer apartment, which consists of four rooms, and is known today as the Goëss Apartment.

The murals in the rooms display a succession of landscapes, starting with an untouched exotic landscape and ending with a formal Baroque garden.

Guided tour of the Crown Prince Rudolf Apartment

Apartment of Crown prince RudolphUnlike to the Maria Theresia Apartment, the paintings in the Crown Prince Rudolf Apartment are of native landscapes but nevertheless still enhanced by exotic and antique set pieces.

In 1864 the apartment was furnished for the six-year-old heir to the throne. The walls of four of the six rooms were decorated with exotic landscape paintings by Johann Wenzel Bergl and his studio between 1774 and 1778.

Since April 2009 the apartment has again been dedicated to the crown prince. His life is illustrated with numerous objects grouped according to the subjects of family, women, education and science.

Prices per guided tour of one apartment:

Groups of less than 15: set price of € 150,00
Groups of 15 to 25: € 10,00 per person 

Maximum size of groups: 25 persons

Reservation required!

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