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The Leopold Museum is a unique museum awash with light in the heart of Vienna and the biggest cultural magnet in the MuseumsQuartier. Besides exciting special exhibitions, it houses the most important collection of Egon Schiele worldwide and focuses on Viennese Modernity.
The Leopold Museum based in the heart of Vienna's Museumsquartierm offers not only exciting special exhibitions, it also houses the most important collection of Egon Schiele worldwide but also masterpieces by Gustav Klimt, like his most important figurative painting “Death and Life”. In no other museum in Vienna one can get so close to the fabled “Fin de siècle Vienna” and witness the birth of Modernity. The collection shows how the art of the Habsburg Empire changed from strict Historicism and lovely Mood Impressionism within a few years to the worldwide unique “Wiener Moderne” which encompasses Klimt and Schiele as well as Oskar Kokoschka, Richard Gerstl, Koloman Moser. The Leopold collection comprises over 5.000 pieces of art, carefully amassed by Rudolf and Elisabeth Leopold.