Museums and Exhibitions 

Elisabeth Schwarzkopf Museum, Hohenems

Since August 2011, a museum at Villa Rosenthal in Hohenems is dedicated to Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, one of the greatest singers of the 20th century. The same builing houses the offices of the Schubertiade GmbH which owns major parts of the personal estate of the soprano and her husband, legendary British record producer Walter Legge.

Special exhibition 2015: »Elisabeth Schwarzkopf and Politics«

Many original documents, which are on display in the course of the 2015 special exhibition for the very first time, allow for conclusions that differ from what has been written on the subject in the past by historians and journalists on the basis of incomplete materials. A major part of the exhibition is formed by letters which were written by Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (and her mother) in 1942 to her father Friedrich Schwarzkopf (who was then serving in the military) and contain many unadorned descriptions of the family’s situation during World War II.


Opening hours 2016

The Schubertiade's museums are open on the following days:

May 5 – 10: 10.30 am – 6.00 pm
June 19 – 25: 10.30 am – 5.00 pm
July 13 – 17: 10.30 am – 6.00 pm
August 24 – 30: 10.30 am – 5.00 pm
September 4 – 7: 10.30 am – 6.00 pm
October 5 – 11: 10.30 am – 6.00 pm

On request, we are happy to open the museums for groups and individuals outside the regular opening hours.


Admission fees

€ 7 (€ 3,50 for pupils, students and apprentices)
Ticket owners are entitled to visit all museums as often as they wish for a whole year after ticket purchase.



Schweizer Straße 1, 6845 Hohenems, Austria

Villa Rosenthal in Hohenems
Villa Rosenthal in Hohenems
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf Museum
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf Museum
Photograph from Elisabeth Schwarzkopf's private estate
Photograph from Elisabeth Schwarzkopf's private estate