Wien Museum celebrates the anniversary of the Ringstrasse boulevard with an exhibition about its pioneering years: Vienna on the road to becoming a modern city, from the launch of its programme of urban expansion to the official opening of the splendid Ring boulevard on 1 May 1865.
Galicia was nearly as big as present-day Austria, around 1900 its capital Lviv (Lemberg in German) was the fourthlargest city of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. The geographical location of the region is hardly known at all today. But its name still conjures up fantasies.
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A team of Wien Museum experts has been commissioned by City Councillor for Integration Policy Sandra Frauenberger to collect objects relating to "guest workers" and labour migration to Vienna since the 1960s.