Museum of Art Fakes

Have you ever wondered if you could distinguish a good counterfeit from an original? Are you interested in the numerous criminal cases surrounding the world-famous art counterfeiters? Would you like to learn how to identify fakes? The walk in the footsteps of famous counterfeiters.
The Museum of Art Fakes in Vienna, a unique offering in Europe, provides you with insight into the world of art counterfeiters and deals with famous counterfeiters like van Meegeren, Kujau, Mrugalla and de Horry. The museum offers a deeper insight into the counterfeiting business and skilfully tells exciting stories about the great counterfeiters of the past. The entertaining design of the museum, as well as the many lectures, make the Museum of Art Fakes an extremely exciting place for children, making it a great activity for the whole family. A visit to the Museum of Art Fakes can be combined with a visit to the Hundertwasser House, located directly opposite the museum, and the Prater Park and the Prater Amusement Park (Würstelprater), just a little further away.
For kids and families: Free admission is available for children under 10, while a discounted entrance fee is provided for youth 11-18. There are no guided tours for schools or kids’ groups.

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  • For Mamas & Papas
  • Kids 6-10
  • Older Kids 10-12
  • Teens 12+


  • 3., Landstraße


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  • Any Weather


  • Not suitable for strollers


  • Groups OK


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  • Activities in English
  • No Pre-Registration

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  • Big Bus Route
  • Vienna Sightseeing Hop On/Hop Off Route


  • Cultural
  • Educational

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