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OPENING HOURS: EVERY SATURDAY 2 - 6 PM Visit without guided tour. Admission: Adults Euro 8.90 Concessions: Euro 6.90 (students, senior citizens etc.) NO RESERVATION NECESSARY. Just come! EXTRA DATES: GUIDED TOURS FOR INDIVIDUAL VISITORS >> for dates see opening hours FOR GROUPS AND  “REAL” FILM BUFFS: EXCLUSIVE GUIDED TOURS For group reservations and visits on other days than the above regular hours please contact us to make an appointment - possible any day of the week at any time! Costs incl. fascinating guided tour (duration approx. one and a half hours): 1-12 persons: Euro 120.- (flat rate) 13 personen or more: Euro 10.- per person The museum opens exclusively for you and your group! Please contact us: Tel. +43-1-5864872 or e-mail >> more information >>  
All about the film classic ‘The Third Man’ and Vienna after World War II
THE ‘REAL STAR’ OF THE FILM: POST-WAR VIENNA! British producer Alexander Korda wanted to create a movie about post-war Europe. He chose Vienna, which was divided into four occupied zones by the U.S.A., Great Britain, France and the U.S.S.R. All four powers worked together in the Inner City. Graham Greene's sensitive research and Carol Reed's documentary style make "The Third Man" a unique testimony of post-war Vienna. In our museum a wide range of original documents illustrate the daily life of those days between bombed out buildings, hunger, black market and demarcation lines. Movie quotes from "The Third Man" give information on the time: A different sort of history lesson. A catalogue on the historical collection (post-war Vienna) is available in our museum shop (168 pages, 552 images, A5, German/English). Click >SHOP for detailled information on the catalogue
“COLD WAR VIENNA” TOURS  The owners of the Third Man Museum Gerhard Strassgschwandtner and Karin Höfler are also licenced tour guides (Austria Guides).   For a special tour with your group we recommend “Cold War Vienna Tours” which we guide personally. Walking through the Inner City, we show you Vienna at the outbreak of the Cold War between 1945 and 1955, just the time when “The Third Man” was shot in Vienna! This tour includes a visit to the THIRD MAN MUSEUM’s documentation on post-war Vienna. For more information see the website: Soviet soldiers marching in for the change of command at Heroes' Square Historical documents from the THIRD MAN MUSEUM in comparison with locations today
Some ‘treasures’ of our post-war Vienna collection
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One picture from a previously unpublished negative series of 500 photos taken by an unknown photographer, showing Vienna during the last days of World War II and in the first days after the war. Here: Soviet soldiers after the "Battle of Vienna" in April CARE package with its content To mark the 100th birthday of Trevor Howard, we reconstructed the uniforms of Major Calloway and Sergeant Paine (exactly reproduced from film stills and studio photos) Allied Travel Permit. One of the many necessary permits in occupied Vienna, written in the languages of the Allied Powers and in German Election campaign poster of the Socialists 1945, 70x100cm. "We got rid of those birds": Eagle = Nazis, Cuckoo = bomb alarm signal. "Make sure no others come": Raven stands for the conservative candidate Julius Raab (="Rabe" is raven in German) Post-war Vienna