Imperial Apartments and Sisi-Museum
A tour throughthe Imperial Apartments and the Sisi-Museum at the Vienna Hofburg offers unique insights into the private life of the imperial family.
At the Imperial Apartments you can view the office of Emperor Franz Joseph as well as the living room, bedroom, salons and the private rooms of his wife, Empress Elisabeth, who has long since become a cult figure. A part of the Imperial Apartments is the Sisi Museum, where Elisabeth"s private life is at the centre of the exhibition: her rebellion against court ceremony, her escape into a beauty cult, her obsession with being slim, athletic performance, and effusive poetry. Among the highlights are numerous personal objects once owned by Elisabeth as well as the most famous portraits of the beautiful empress.
The Imperial Apartments can easily be explored individually with Audio Guides. Make sure though to book entrance times in advance!