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the Front of the Balustrade, where on 15. March 1938, the so-called leader, sprouts a tender plant from the stone floor. The Altan – in Vienna, he is like “Hitler’s balcony” – remains unused. Not that it has no plans would have been to play on such an auspicious place is useful. But the balustrades have to be increased, and the massive doors with air lock. Also the floor, and now slowly nature is taking back, you would have to renovate. 1.1 million euros would be the cost, we calculated Monika summer.

The 44-year-old historian with the birthplace of Linz might need additional space, you should finally set up not less than a house of history in this part of the Vienna Hofburg. But a recordable Altan would almost swallow up the whole, by the Federal government provided annual budget. The “Hitler-balcony” may therefore grow more.

Monika summer, has taken over the management of the house of the history in the spe until February 2017. Previously, she had been researching, curating exhibitions, and ten years at the Vienna Museum worked. 10. November, they will open up in the future Museum space consisting of a first exhibition: departure into the Unknown – Austria since 1918.

the future of the house of the story is, prior to its opening uncertain. For the time being, last-turn: The national history look to the future hot house of the Republic and the national library of the Parliament to be affiliated, announced culture Minister Gernot Blümel last week. You’ll decide in the next year. 2019 Director of summer get for the running costs of at least € 1.5 million instead of the previously added 1.1 million said. This is to be welcomed, but just for comparison: The German house of history has an annual Budget of 23 million.

Austria does a hell of a hard time with his Museum. Karl Renner wanted a Republic after the world war II Museum. It was a show room. After Renner’s death was closed.

This article dates back to the TIME no 45/2018. Here you can read the entire issue.

a half century later, the idea of a house of the Republic began to grow again, as the Palais Epstein on the ring road. The premises were occupied immediately from the neighboring house.

Meanwhile, the best minds in the Austrian politics and contemporary history thought about such a Museum. The professors Stefan Karner, Oliver Rathkolb, discusses Rauchensteiner, Roman sandy Gruber and Anton Pelinka poring over various concepts. Hannes Androsch and Herbert Krejci delivered a Plan of his own, Chancellor Alfred Gusenbauer hired a canadian consulting company. As a location, the Albertina, the site of the old southern train station, the artist house, the Arsenal, and a then-vacant plot of land in the Argentinian road were in constant change in the conversation.


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