Long night of Museums 2011
Approximately 400 000 visits were welcomed this year at Austria’s largest cultural event, since the initiation of were “ORF Long Night of Museums” in 2000 a total of 3.8 million visits recorded. Most visitors welcomed, as expected, the federal capital Vienna (more than 190 000 visits), followed by Salzburg and Carinthia (more than 40 000 visits). Mostvisited house this year was the Natural History Museum of Vienna (about 10 000visits).
ORF-General Dr. Alexander Wrabetz: “I am delighted that this year so many people are met our invitation to have a cultural journey of discovery through the Austrian museums. The large public success confirms the high priority given by the Long Night of Museums’ in domestic culture now enjoys life. Initiatives such as the Long Night ‘show very clearly the high public value, in addition to the programs and the offair activities of the ORF. My thanks to everyone who contributed to this success “