Innenhof MuseumsQuartier

Enzis in the MuseumsQuartier

The MuseumsQuartier opened in 2001. It is amongst the biggest cultural areas in the world, and has developed into a regular oasis of culture. The MuseumsQuartier is a popular place to meet, especially in summer. An important contribution to this is made by the colorful outdoor furniture called Enzi, which invites you to relax in the inner courtyard.  In 2002, the Viennese architecture group PPAG was commissioned by the MuseumsQuartier to produce ideas for the design of the inner courtyard. The result was the now familiar Enzis, named after the authorized signatory of the MuseumsQuartier at the time, Daniela Enzi.

Until 2010, the Enzis appeared each year in a different color, from pistachio green to candy shop pink. Every winter, ice palaces were built using the Enzis. In 2005, the cult furniture was even awarded the Adolf Loos National Prize for Design. As most of the furniture was destroyed in a fire in the winter of 2009, a new generation of the furniture was added in the summer of 2010 in the form of the Enzos. The third generation was launched in the summer of 2013 and is now called MQ Furniture. As ambassadors for Vienna and the MuseumsQuartier, the Enzis also go on trips throughout Europe.

MuseumsQuartier Vienna

Museumsplatz 1 , 1070 Wien
  • Accessibility

    • Main entrance
      • no steps
    • Car parks Main entrance
      • 4 Parking spaces for people with disabilities
        6 parking spaces within the MuseumsQuartier complex
    • Elevator available
    • Further information
      • Seeing eye dogs allowed
      • Wheelchair accessible restroom available.
    • Special offers for people with disabilities

      Wheelchair service in the MQ-Point by the main entrance: daily 10 am – 7 pm free rental (form of ID left as a deposit). Inductive audio systems in the auditoriums (Hall E + G).
      Seeing-eye dogs by prior arrangement with the respective cultural institutions.

    • Comments

      Access to all MuseumsQuartier institutions: no steps. All public elevators are suitable for wheelchairs.


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