Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, the story goes, was meant for music from the day he was born. He was born into a musical family in city of Salzburg, where he lived for the more major parts of his life. The city has two museums as tributes to Mozart, one in the place he was born and the other, in his residence during the latter half of his years. Though he lived for only 35 years, the impact this single man has had on the world of music is unarguable and his shrines attract a host of people on a daily basis.
The Mozart family relocated to this house from their initial tiny lodgings, and Wolfgang Mozart lived here until 1780. His father lived here until 1787, when he passed away. This house was inhabited by the entire Mozart family and a tour around the place will not only enlighten you about his life but that of his family’s. This is interesting, as it give visitors insight into his life’s influences. The house was partially destroyed during a bomb attack in 1944 and was reconstructed in 1996.
Mozart composed many of his most critically acclaimed pieces in this house, such as Idomeneo, the Salzburg Symphonies, church music and his early masterpieces in opera. The exhibits in the house include books from his father’s library, musical instruments, autographed manuscripts and letters. One of the rooms contains a multimedia show with personal details about the composer’s life, such as his travels across Europe. Every room is furnished in style of that era.
The museum offers a few unusual bits of knowledge of the celebrity of Mozart. There is a lot of debate over Mozart’s actual appearance and the authenticity of his pictures and portraits. The market value of his true image is worth quite a phenomenal amount. There is also a short film at the beginning of the museum tour which has been described as ‘interesting, informative and concise’ by past travelers. The museum’s fees are included in the Salzburg Card. There is an audio tour available.
A tribute, shrine and museum dedicated to the genius musician Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is located in Salzburg. This is the home where Mozart spent a lot of his formative years growing up. Combo tickets for Mozart Residence should be bought for the best value possible. Mozart Residence ticket prices and details can be found on our ticket booking portal. Buy tickets for Mozart Residence along with tours of the residence and avail exciting discounts on the offer. Mozart Residence ticket is also included in the Salzburg Card if you purchase it.
- Buy a combo ticket for best value.
- This site takes less than an hour.
- Concentrates more on Mozart’s father.
- Recommendations: The tour comes with a hand-held recorder with information in different languages.
- Pay attention to the beautiful portraits.
- Adults: 10 Euros
- Children (6-14 years): 3.50 Euros
- Youths (15-18 years) Euros 4.00
- Handicapped persons (handicapped ID) Euros 6.00
- Families (2 adults and children under 18) Euros 21.00
Combined ticket: Residence + Birthplace
- Adults Euros 17.00
- Children (6-14 years) Euros 5.00
- Youths (15-18 years) Euros 6.00
- Handicapped persons (handicapped ID) Euros 10.00
- Families (2 adults and children under 18) Euros 36.00
- Last admission 30 minutes before closing.
- Closed periodically during Mozart week.
- Bus 270 stop Salzburg Theatergasse bus station.
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73.89% of people who visit Salzburg include Mozart Residence in their plan
11 AM - 12 PM
59.76% of people start their Mozart Residence visit around 11 AM - 12 PM
1 Hr 30 Minutes
People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see Mozart Residence
85.37% of people prefer walking in order to reach Mozart Residence
Included in the Salzburg Card. The exhibit displays some of Mozart's instruments, some letters, music scores and an outline of Mozart, his sister and his family's life (parents and descendants). The audio guides include some of his music but not all the rooms are included in the audio of a certain language. Despite all this it was difficult to grasp much of Mozart's genius in this small space. The museum ends with a room about his outward appearance, then you can also visit to the souvenir shop. It was disappointing that it was forbidden to take photos.
Adds to the many insights into Mozart's life in Salzburg. Well worth the visit to further understand one of the world's favourite composers.
The music room is interesting but goes down quickly after that. Nice to see some of his instruments and writings. It not a must see unless you are a big Mozart enthusiasts
Amazing 😍 Wonderful time spent here. Easy to find and brilliant electronic guides available in English 😍👍 It really made my day. And the guide had not only the story part but also the music 😍 It made this whole process a lot more magical ;) thank you a lot for this 😍
Loved exploring all things Mozart in this city. This was a self guided tour and there was a QR coffee you can scan to get the audio tour on your phone so you done need to use the communal audio devices... I learned wow a bit about Mozart and his family, especially his dad **spoiler alert** he was totally full of himself, not one ounce of humility... Saw Mozart's violin as well as all the pianos his dad was trying to sell. Lots of portrait, original music, books, etc on display. Very cool experience!