The Museum of Carriages and Department of Court Uniforms at Schönbrunn is composed of the principal vehicles from the former transport fleet of the Vienna court. After the collapse of the Austro-Hungarian monarchy in 1918, some 100 carriages, sleds, sedan-chairs and litters, along with saddles, harnesses, caparisons and paintings were preserved.
The audio guided provides explanations
for 41 objects – there are for example:
- Baroque state carriages
- imperial horses
- children’s carriages
- sedan chairs
- every-day carriages of the aristocracy
- court automobile
- and much more...
You get your audio guide at the cashier’s desk for a fee of 2,- Euros.
Available in German, English, Italian, French and Russian
Mag. Alexander Smith
Museum und Publikum
mit MVK und ÖTM
Burgring 5, 1010 Wien
Tel. +43 1 525 24- 5252
Fax +43 1 525 24- 5299