Photo by Zac Steger
Explore the Mozart Family Home
By 1773 the Mozart family had outgrown their residence on bustling Getreidegasse and moved across the river to the more spacious Tanzmeisterhaus, the former home of the court dancing instructor. Mozart lived here until 1781, when he moved to Vienna. His father Leopold remained until his death in 1787. More than half the building was bombed during World War II, but it was restored and opened as a museum in 1996. Inside the house are documents, portraits, and instruments that detail what life was like for the Mozart family during their time here. The Wohnhaus and Mozart's Birthplace are both worth checking out, particularly if you've purchased a Salzburg Card that provides entrance to both; this one, however, is usually less crowded.
By Zac Steger, AFAR Local Expert
Makartpl. 8, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
+43 662 87422740
Sun - Sat 9am - 5:30pm