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Linz, European Capital of Culture in 2009, is an international center where new technologies blend with art and culture to form a powerful symbiosis. Experience the variety of the museums in the Upper Austrian capital.

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Lentos Art Museum Linz

The Lentos Art Museum Linz, which opened in May 2003, is considered one of the most important museums of modern and contemporary art in Austria.

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Lentos Art Museum Linz

The modern architecture by Weber + Hofer is captivating not only in daylight. The illuminated glass facade of the museum also sets a special accent in the urban surroundings at night.

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Lentos Art Museum Linz

Daylight streams through the expansive exhibition spaces on the upper floor of Lentos.

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Culture Mile Along the Danube

With the Lentos Art Museum another important component is added to the culture mile along the Danube. Other fixtures are the Brucknerhaus, the Stifter House, the Art University Linz and, on the opposite bank, the Ars Electronica Center.

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Ars Electronica Center:

With its LED façade lighting system the new Ars Electronica Center’s exterior is a work of art too. The debut of this spectacular addition to the Linz cityscape opens the next chapter of Ars Electronica’s 30-year success story.

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Ars Electronica Center:

The new Ars Electronica Center makes an impressive statement architecturally and functionally as well, with lots of new content and innovative ways of presenting it.

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LinzGenesis – City History in Fast Forward

In the Old City Hall visitors can enjoyably and informatively cover centuries in fast forward mode. Significant citations from the history of Linz are prepared with audiovisual effects. A Celtic wall and unusual grave findings document the multicultural society of Linz from the end of antiquity through the age of migration up to present-day Linz, the city of media and technology.

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Nordico – Museum of the City of Linz

The baroque building built in 1607 today serves as the city museum. Nordico offers a survey of the archeology, art and cultural history of the city of Linz. With constantly changing special exhibitions, such as unconventional natural history exhibitions, Nordico attracts considerable attention.

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In the Nordico, the alternating exhibitions focus on selected periods of the history of the city, including archeology and regional art.

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Museum of the Province – Francisco Carolinum

The Francisco Carolinum is the main building of the Museum of the Federal Province of Upper Austria, offering two special exhibitions from the fields of art and natural sciences. The Gallery of the Province, founded by Adalbert Stifter, is located on the second floor.

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O.K Center for Contemporary Art

With its workshops and performance halls, the O.K is an artistic experimental laboratory, platform and meeting place for the most diverse forms of culture. National and international artists are invited to live and work here and subsequently present their works to the Upper Austrian public. Vibrant contemporary art is created here, which redefines a conventional understanding of art.

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Architecture Forum Upper Austria

With the newly renovated "public soup kitchen", the City of Linz provided the Architecture Forum with a venue for events and production in the center of the city. Current trends in international architecture and historical and regional topics are presented and debated here and explored in workshops and seminars.

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