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Vienna: Private Tour of the Old Vienna Schnapsmuseum

Product ID: 158699
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Learn about the history of Vienna by getting to know about Viennese family and their story. Enjoy an entertaining tour of the Old Vienna Schnapsmuseum museum and indulge in an extensive schnapps and liquors tasting session.
About this activity
Duration 1 hour
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Learn about this historical family on a private tour of the museum which houses original furniture from the year 1902
  • Find out the basics about the production of schnapps and see one of the first steam-driven distillation vessels ever made
  • Enjoy an extensive tasting after the tour and get to know the process of making the liquors
  • Discover the history with your private tour guide who will give you insights into 5 generations of fascinating family history
Full description
The tour starts will start in the former office, known as the 'Comptoir', where you can marvel at the original furnishings that date back to 1902. Your knowledgeable guide will provide a brief history of the family that once lived in the building, transporting you back to the Imperial Age. 

Afterward, you will head to the 'Composition Room'. The interior of this room resembles an old-fashioned apothecary’s shop and here, you will discover how many different schnapps and liqueurs are made. You will have a chance to taste a wide variety of these drinks at the bar in the large distillery room and see first-hand, one of the very first steam distillation vessels. For guests who are not drinking alcohol, you will be able to sample some homemade raspberry juice.

On the way back to the starting point you will pass a typical old Viennese courtyard, where you can see one of the trucks dating back to 1935. A visit to the Old Vienna Schnapsmuseum is guaranteed to be a  highlight in your visit to Vienna.
Includes
  • Admission
  • Private Guide
  • Tasting session
What’s Not Included
  • Transport to and from the museum

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Wilhelmstrasse 19-21, 1120 Wien, Austria. Close to Bahnhof Meidling (public transportation nearby).

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Important information
Know before you go
• Please arrive 15 minutes before the tour starts
• On public transport, you can take the U6 to Siebenhirten/Alt Erlaa station and head for the Meidling Bhf
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Old Vienna Schnapsmuseum

Product ID: 158699