3rd Floor, overlooking the Universitätsplatz exhibition rooms in the back part of the house
ARRIVAL / STAIRCASE
STAIRCASE TO THE 2nd FLOOR
a large-scale view of Vienna in the 18th century creates the setting for this topic. Go straight ahead into the first exhibition room. 7 8 An Artist’s Life
in the room entitled An Artist’s Life, the most important facets of Mozart’s time in Vienna are highlighted: his life and dayto-day activity as a young married man, as a musician and composer, and as a Freemason. in april 1781, Mozart wrote from Vienna to his father in salzburg, “i can assure you that this is a wonderful place, and for my profession the best place in the world.” When Mozart arrived in Vienna in 1781, the imperial city had about 200,000 inhabitants. Mozart hoped to receive commissions from the nobility and higher middleclass, and in particular he hoped for possibilities of musical development. that was lacking in salzburg. there musical life was focused entirely on the court of princeMozart’s Birthplace
Mozart's Birthplace belongs to the Salzburg Mozarteum Foundation and is one of the most important attractions in Salzburg.