Imperial Carriage Museum near Schönbrunn Castle Kaiserliche Wagenburg Wien

Imperial Carriage Museum near Schönbrunn Castle Kaiserliche Wagenburg Wien
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Coaches and carriages of emperors and gowns and dresses of empresses
In the Imperial Carriage Museum near Schönbrunn Palace of unique imperial fleet invites you to a tour through Austria's history. Admire the baroque Imperial Coach and walk in the Sissi Path in the footsteps of Empress Elisabeth.

Visit: Imperial Carriage Museum Vienna

The Imperial Carriage Museum Vienna near Schönbrunn Palace invites you to take a walk through the history of Austria. See the carriages of famous rulers such as Maria Theresia, Napoleon or Franz Joseph and accompany them through their eventful lives. The highlight is the baroque Imperial Coach, but there are also exquisite state carriages, comfortable travelling coaches and the charming children’s carriages of Habsburg princes and princesses.

The Sisi Trail in the Carriage MuseumFollow the life of Empress Elisabeth from her marriage to her tragic death
Since 2008 visitors can enjoy the Sisi Trail laid out in the main gallery of the Carriage Museum, and follow the life of Empress Elisabeth from her wedding to her tragic death illustrated by her carriages and unique original mementos.

On show are, for example, the coach she rode in as an imperial bride, the charming carriages of her children, the golden Imperial Coach she used at her coronation as queen of Hungary, the carriage she alighted from just minutes before her assassination in Geneva, and the impressive black hearse that bore her to her final resting place.

These carriages are displayed together with portraits, paintings and unique objects that once belonged to Sisi: the sumptuous black robe with endless train, designed for the empress by Fanny Scheiner c. 1885, has iconic status among Sisi-fans; it documents the slender figure of this famous beauty celebrated for her tiny waist. On show are also the only extant saddle used by the empress (regarded as the best horsewoman of her time) and her reconstructed “riding chapel” comprising portraits of her favorite horses.


Coaches and carriages of emperors and gowns and dresses of empresses
In the Imperial Carriage Museum near Schönbrunn Palace of unique imperial fleet invites you to a tour through Austria's history. Admire the baroque Imperial Coach and walk in the Sissi Path in the footsteps of Empress Elisabeth.