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The Residenzgalerie is an art gallery occupying the east wing of the Alte Residenz in Salzburg, and showcases a finely curated collection of 16th - 19th century European paintings.
The Residenzgalerie is an art gallery occupying the east wing of the Alte Residenz in Salzburg, and showcases a finely curated collection of 16th - 19th century European paintings. It focusses on 17th century Dutch painting, 17th - 18th century Italian, French and Austrian painting, and works by 19th century Austrian masters.
The state gallery was originally established to replace the art collection of the prince archbishops which was lost during the Napoleonic wars in the 19th century. While most of the art on display is owned by the state, it also loans pieces from other Austrian museums and private owners. The centrepiece is the Czernin Collection of Count Johann Rudolf Czernin von und zu Chudenitz. Highlights of the various collections include -
The museum is housed on the third floor, but the rest of the Residenz complex comprising 180 rooms and 3 large courtyards is also worth exploring. Explore the grand reception rooms of the prince-archbishops with Renaissance, Baroque and Classical elements, the marble portals, and state rooms with frescoes, stucco work and period furniture.
Admission to the Residenzgalerie is part of the DomQuartier tickets. Entry is € 12.00 for adults, € 10.00 for students and seniors, free for children aged 6-16 years, and € 27.00 for families of 2 adults and upto 5 children. Guided tours for groups of upto 15 persons are € 60.00.
Residenzpl. 1, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
+43 662 8404510
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