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Location type: sightJosephinumWien, Austria

The Josephinum was founded by Emperor Joseph II as a medical-surgical military academy and completed in 1785 according to plans by Isidor Canevale. Houses the world-famous wax model collection, consisting of around 1,200 specimens.

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Location type: sightVollpensionWien, Austria

Vollpension means full pension, which refers to both the one that Austrians get from the government upon retirement and to the kind of hotel stay that includes meals, or full board.

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Location type: sightUhrenstube Aschau im BurgenlandAschau im Burgenland, Austria

One man's private clock museum hides inside a historic farmhouse, set amidst the Austrian countryside. Opened in 2003, Komzak renovated his historic farmhouse to show the ever-expanding collection of stunning, historic timepieces that had become his life’s work.

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Location type: sightÖsterreichisches StaatsarchivWien, Austria

Österreichisches Staatsarchiv aims to conserve the nation’s heritage through the lens of its diplomatic relations, watershed political events, war reports, and more. Maps over 1,000 years of Austrian history in political documents.

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Location type: sightWien Museum RömermuseumWien, Austria

Römermuseum is dedicated to the little known ancient Roman history of Vienna. Has a great collection of Roman artifacts and several other exhibits. However, the most prized exhibit is beneath the museum.

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Location type: sightMathematischer Turm & Sternwarte des Stiftes KremsmünsterKremsmünster, Austria

Scientific workplace of the Benedictines of Kremsmünster, built 1749-58. Universal museum of the various scientific subjects. Wwas an observatory, early skyscraper, and place to reflect on all of nature and the cosmos.

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Location type: sightNeidhart Festsaal (formerly Neidhart Frescoes)Wien, Austria

The Neidhart Frescoes (Neidhart Fresken) is the oldest secular mural paintings in Vienna. It was commissioned by the merchant Michael Menschein and show scenes from the life and work of the minne singer Neidhart von Reuental (circa 1180 to 1240), illustrating daily life and festive culture of the Middle Ages.

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Location type: sightMauthausen MemorialMarbach, Austria

Memorial

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Location type: sightGugumucks Gartenbar & Wiener Schnecken ManufakturWien, Austria

An IT-specialist-turned-farmer reintroduces an Austrian food tradition while promoting snails as a sustainable "future food" option. Back in the 18th century, snails were a popular food in Vienna, which ran its own snail market just behind St. Peter’s church. Now they form not only a part of Austria’s culinary heritage.

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Location type: sightSteinpyramideHochreith, Austria

Located in the Neuwald near Ober Neustift and consists of circular steps with a total height of 6.8 m. When it was built and what purpose it served is still unknown - a mystical riddle.

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Location type: sightTiroler Landesmuseum Tiroler VolkskunstmuseumInnsbruck, Austria

The Tyrolean Folk Art Museum is considered one of the finest regional heritage museums in Europe. Located next to the Hofkirche and across from the Hofburg in the Altstadt section of Innsbruck, Austria, the museum contains the most important collection of cultural artifacts from the Tyrol region.

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Location type: sightWelt der GifteSalzburg, Austria

World of Poisons provides exciting and interesting facts about poisons in everyday life, nature, medicine and world history. The most poisonous species of snake in the world, or the local horned viper are also less well-known animals.

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