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Hangar-7: aircraft Museum

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Hangar-7: aircraft Museum

Tourists visiting Salzburg, Austria, may first decide that there are exclusively historical and cultural attractions created in past centuries. The Red Bull exhibition pavilion refutes this theory. The building itself is already a work of art, and when visitors go inside, many of them realize that there are unique contemporary collections in Salzburg! Hangar-7 offers visitors to enjoy a collection of aircraft of different times: from small aircraft to unique old airplanes. Do not forget to bring a camera or camcorder with you: there is something to capture for memory!

History and features of the exhibition hall

The museum is located near the runway of Salzburg Airport. Externally, it is represented by two towers and an ellipse that looks like a shell. The walls of the building are completely glass, in the evening it is illuminated by bright spotlights, what attracts tourists from all over the world.

The museum was founded in 1999 by the creator of Red Bull - aircrafts. The collection of the richest citizen of Austria were exhibited here. The official opening took place in 2003.

In the pavilion, in addition to airplanes, there is a gallery of paintings related to the theme of flights: these are the masterpieces of modern artists, reinforcing the emotions of the adjacent technical structures. There is a gallery of sculptors who have created works on aeronautics.

A restaurant

Restaurant Ikarus, known throughout the world, is located on the territory of the museum: annually, dishes of the best chefs from all over the world who demonstrate classical, fusion and molecular cuisine are presented here. The chef of the restaurant has the status of "the best cook of the century", and the restaurant itself is one of the leaders in the number of Michelin stars. Tourists who decide to try the best dishes of the world should be prepared for big financial expenses.

Interesting Facts

  • All museum exhibits are in working condition.
  • Visitors are forbidden to touch or even get close to the exhibits, but photos and video are allowed without restrictions.
  • Some exhibits of the museum participate in the annual Red Bull show and in a number of sports competitions.
  • The Hangar-7 is open every day from 9 am to 10 pm: evening visits are recommended, when the building has a beautiful light.
  • Entrance to the museum is free.


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