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The Beethoven Frieze, the famous mural by Gustav Klimt, is located in the Vienna Secession.
© Belvedere Wien (als Leihgabe in der Wiener Secession)
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In 1897/98, on the plot of land provided by the city administration, Joseph Olbrich built an exhibition building for the association in the Art Nouveau style, which is considered one of the most important edifices in Vienna nowadays. The leafwork dome ("golden cabbage") is the symbol of the Secession and visible from afar.
On permanent display in the basement is the 34 meter-long "Beethoven Frieze", created by Gustav Klimt for the Beethoven exhibition in 1902; a virtuoso, picturesque interpretation of Beethoven's 9th Symphony. Changing exhibitions of contemporary artists are shown on the levels above.
Guide dogs permitted
80 cm wide and 105 cm deep, Doors 80 cm wide.
Main exhibition rooms accessible by elevator. Access to all exhibition rooms: elevator. Elevator: door width: 80 cm, cabin depth: 105 cm, cabin width: 80 cm. Beethoven Frieze: 15 steps (escort required). Drawing Room: 24 steps.
U, tram, bus: Karlsplatz/Oper
tel. 587 53 07
Tue-Sun and public holidays 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.,
Exhibitions: 5 Euro
Exhibitions and Beethoven Frieze: 8,50 Euro
guided tours sat 3 pm, sun 11 am: 1,50 Euro
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