Art Gallery, Vienna Albertina
Vienna's Albertina (art gallery) possesses 45,000 drawings and watercolors, about 1.5 million printed sheets of graphic material covering a period of half a millennium and 35,000 books - it is the world's most comprehensive collection of graphic material. The collection was founded in 1786 by Maria Theresa's son-in-law, Duke Albert of Saxony-Tescha. Since 1795 it has been housed in the former Taroucca Palace.
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Official site: www.albertina.at/en
Address: Albertinaplatz 1, A-1010 Vienna, Austria
Opening hours: 10am-6pm; Wed: 10am-9pm
Entrance fee in EUR: Family €21.00, Adult €9.00, Senior €7.50, Students €6.50, Group discounts €6.50, Child 6 & under FREE
Facilities: Restaurant or food service
Albertina Print Collection
Vienna's Albertina Print Collection includes the world's largest collection of 15th C. single-sheet xylographs, Dürer's woodcuts and copper engravings, Rembrandt's etchings, original work by Menzel, woodcuts by Munch, first impressions by Goya and works by Picasso and Chagall. The majority of the collection consists of original graphics. Special collections include historical papers and collections of playing cards, caricatures, illustrated books and portfolios, views, posters and original printing plates from the time of Dürer.
Albertina Film Museum
Vienna's Albertina houses the Austrian Film Museum which does not have exhibitions but shows classic and avant-garde films from October to May. Programs can be found in the daily papers and weekly brochure of events.
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