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Lower Austria State Museum (Niederoesterreichisches Landesmuseum) description and photos - Austria: St. Polten. Detailed information about the attraction. Description, photographs and a map showing the nearest significant objects. The name in English is Niederoesterreichisches Landesmuseum.
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The current building of the Museum of Lower Austria in St. Polten was built in 2002 according to the plans of the architect Hans Hollein and the architectural company "Rata Plan". The collection of the museum, founded at the beginning of the 20th century, tells about the history, art and nature of the federal state of Lower Austria. The tasks of the provincial state museum of local lore are preservation, study, presentation of existing artifacts and management of museum funds.
The museum exposition dedicated to the history of the region occupies an exhibition area of 300 square meters. m. Among other things, they show 3D films about the history of Lower Austria and about its first inhabitants. The local collection of works of art from the Middle Ages to the present day is extensive. Particular attention is paid to the collection of paintings of the XIX-XX centuries, written in the styles of Biedermeier and Expressionism. The collection includes works by Ferdinand Georg Waldmuller, Friedrich Gauermann, Egon Schiele, Oskar Kokoschka, Leopold Hauer, Adolf Frohner, Arnulf Rainer, Elke Christufek, Heinz Zibulka and Hermann Nitsch.
The National Museum of Lower Austria has extensive collections , archaeological, natural history artifacts. In addition, the museum has a mini-zoo, where fish, amphibians, reptiles and insects are kept in aquariums and terrariums, that is, all the inhabitants of the Danube water area. Here you can see various river fish, turtles, snakes, vipers, bees, ants, etc. The blog of the museum is called "Nature's Trail". There are constantly published stories about the life and habits of local living "stars".
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