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Puzzles and brain teasers - 1st floor

Probably the most famous orchestra in the world was founded by Otto Nicolai here on the first floor of the Haus der Musik in 1842. With tricky puzzles, pupils discover the history and important stages of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra.  

 

Word salad:

Task: A total of 10 questions are to be answered using the adjacent letters.

Location: 1st floor - Museum of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Recommended age: 8 - 12 years
Estimated duration: 25 - 35 min Difficulty level: easy  

 

Picture puzzle:

Task: Find the missing labels on the exhibits. Premises: 1st floor - Museum of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Recommended age: 8 - 14 years Estimated duration: 20 - 30 min Difficulty level: easy Solution sheet

 

The Quiz I:

Task: You are looking for the correct answers to 9 questions, each with 3 possible answers. The correct answers result in a superordinate solution word. Premises: 1st floor - Museum of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Recommended age: 10 - 14 years Estimated duration: 20 - 30 minutes Level of difficulty: medium

 

The Quiz II:

Task: 15 questions to tick with 3 possible answers each. Premises: 1st floor - Museum of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Recommended age: 10-14 years Estimated duration: 20-30 minutes Level of difficulty: Medium

 

The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra (Variant A):

Task: Find the correct terms for 6 questions that lead to the solution word. Premises: 1st floor - Museum of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Recommended age: 10-14 years Estimated duration: 20-30 minutes Level of difficulty: Medium

 

The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra (variant B):

Task: Find the correct terms for 6 questions that lead to the solution word. Premises: 1st floor - Museum of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Recommended age: 10-14 years Estimated duration: 20-30 minutes Level of difficulty: Medium

 

What is not included?

Task: You are looking for the wrong answer out of 4 possible answers. Premises: 1st floor - Museum of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Recommended age: 10 - 14 years Estimated duration: 25 - 35 min Difficulty level: medium

 

Cloze text:

Task: The following text is to be completed using the possible answers. Premises: 1st floor - Museum of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Recommended age: 16 - 18 years Estimated duration: 35 - 50 min Difficulty level: difficult

 

The crossword puzzle for explorers:

Task: You are looking for - with hints - the correct terms for 18 questions that lead to an overall solution word. Premises: 1st floor - Museum of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Recommended age: 12 - 16 years Estimated duration: 30 - 45 min. Difficulty level: medium

 

The crossword puzzle for experts:

Task: You are looking for the correct terms for 18 questions that lead to an overall solution word.

Location: 1st floor - Museum of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Recommended age: 15 - 18 years
Estimated duration: 35 - 50 min.
Difficulty level: difficult  

Puzzles and brain teasers - 2nd floor

The entire second floor presents the world of sounds in a unique way: from the creation of a sound to the propagation and processing of sounds.

A little puzzle of sounds:

Premises: 2nd floor - Sonotopia
Recommended age: 6-11 years
Estimated duration: 20-30 min.
Difficulty level: Medium  

Puzzle fun with sounds:

Premises: 2nd floor - Sonotopia
Recommended age: 12-16 years
Estimated duration: 20-30 min.
Difficulty level: Medium  

 

Large crossword puzzle of instruments:

Premises: 2nd floor - Sonotopia
Recommended age: 13-18 years
Estimated duration: 30-45 min.
Difficulty level: Medium  

 

Small crossword puzzle of the instruments:

Premises: 2nd floor - Sonotopia
Recommended age: 12-16 years
Estimated duration: 20-30 min.
Difficulty level: Medium

 

 

Puzzles and brain teasers - 3rd floor: Composers of the Viennese Classical period

Many tricky puzzles and brainteasers about the great composers await you here! All the answers can be found in the respective rooms in the Haus der Musik. 

The great masters: Who am I?

Task: Search for the names of the composers and their year of birth and death

Rooms: 3rd floor - Composers of Viennese Classicism Recommended age: 10-14 years Estimated duration: 20-30 min. Difficulty level: Medium

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Task: Find the correct terms for 18 questions that lead to the solution word.

Premises: Mozart room (3rd floor - composers of the Viennese classical period)
Recommended age: 12-18 years
Estimated duration: approx. 45 min.
Difficulty level: difficult

Joseph Haydn Task:

You are looking for the correct terms for 15 questions that lead to the solution word.

Premises: Haydn room (3rd floor - composers of the Viennese Classical period)
Recommended age: 12-18 years
Estimated duration: approx. 45 min.
Difficulty level: difficult

The great masters (variant A)

Task: Find the correct terms for 11 questions that lead to the solution word.
Rooms: 3rd floor: The great masters
Recommended age: 10-14 years
Estimated duration: approx. 30 min.
Difficulty level: Medium

The great masters (variant B)

Task: Find the correct terms for 8 questions that lead to the solution word.

Premises: 3rd floor: The great masters
Recommended age: 10-14 years
Estimated duration: approx. 30 min.
Difficulty level: Medium

Joseph Haydn

Task: 13 questions to mark with a cross, each with 3 possible answers.

Premises: Haydn room (3rd floor - composers of the Viennese Classical period)
Recommended age: 9-14 years
Estimated duration: approx. 30 min.
Difficulty level: Easy

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Task: 15 questions to mark with a cross, each with 3 possible answers.

Premises: Mozart room (3rd floor - composers of the Viennese Classical period)
Recommended age: 9-14 years
Estimated duration: approx. 30 min.
Difficulty level: Easy

Ludwig van Beethoven

Task: 13 questions to mark with a cross, each with 3 possible answers.

Premises: Beethoven room (3rd floor - Viennese classical composers) Recommended
Age: 9-14 years Estimated
Duration: approx. 30 min.
Difficulty level: Easy

Ludwig van Beethoven

Task: Find the correct terms for 17 questions that lead to the solution word.

Premises: Beethoven room (3rd floor - composers of the Viennese Classical period)
Recommended age: 10-14 years
Estimated duration: approx. 45 min.
Difficulty level: difficult

Franz Schubert

Task: 12 questions to mark with a cross, each with 3 possible answers.

Premises: Schubert room (3rd floor - composers of Viennese classical music)
Recommended age: 9-14 years
Estimated duration: approx. 30 min.
Difficulty level: Easy

Franz Schubert

Task: Find the correct terms for 14 questions that lead to the solution word.

Premises: Schubert room (3rd floor - composers of Viennese classical music) Recommended
Age: 10-14 years Estimated
Duration: approx. 45 min.
Difficulty level: difficult

 

Johann Strauss (son)

Task: 14 questions to mark with a cross, each with 3 possible answers.

Premises: Strauss room (3rd floor - composers of Viennese classical music)
Recommended age: 9-14 years
Estimated duration: approx. 30 min.
Difficulty level: Easy

Johann Strauss (son)

Task: Find the correct terms for 11 questions that lead to the solution word.

Premises: Strauss room (3rd floor - composers of Viennese classical music)
Recommended age: 10-14 years
Estimated duration: approx. 30 min.
Difficulty level: difficult

Gustav Mahler

Task: 14 questions to mark with a cross, each with 3 possible answers.

Premises: Mahler room (3rd floor - composers of the Viennese Classical period)
Recommended age: 9-14 years
Estimated duration: approx. 30 min.
Difficulty level: Easy

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