What is the Liechtenstein Museum?

What is the Liechtenstein Museum?

The Liechtenstein Museum is a private art museum in Vienna, Austria. It contains much of the art collection of its owners, the Princely Family of Liechtenstein, rulers of the principality of Liechtenstein. It includes important European works of art, forming one of the world’s leading private art collections.

What happened in Liechtenstein?

During the 1980s the Swiss Army fired off shells during an exercise and mistakenly burned a patch of forest inside Liechtenstein. The incident was said to have been resolved “over a case of white wine”. In March 2007, a 170-man Swiss infantry unit got lost during a training exercise and inadvertently crossed 1.5 km (0.9 miles) into Liechtenstein.

What is Liechtenstein famous for?

Liechtenstein is one of the only two doubly landlocked countries in the world (the other being Uzbekistan ). Economically, Liechtenstein has one of the highest gross domestic products per person in the world when adjusted for purchasing power parity.

Where did the Liechtenstein family live?

The Liechtensteins acquired land, predominantly in Moravia, Lower Austria, Silesia, and Styria.

What is the Liechtenstein treasure chamber?

The Liechtenstein TreasureChamber showcases a collection unique in the alpine region comprising precious items from five centuries. Visitors can look forward to a huge diversity of artworks, handicrafts and highlights from LIECHTENSTEIN. The Princely Collections, Vaduz-Vienna and the Liechtenstein NationalMuseum collection.

Is there a railway in Liechtenstein?

A 9.5 km (5.9 mi) railway connects Austria and Switzerland through Liechtenstein. The country’s railways are administered by the Austrian Federal Railways as part of the route between Feldkirch, Austria, and Buchs, Switzerland. Liechtenstein is nominally within the Austrian Verkehrsverbund Vorarlberg tariff region.