The Dorotheum (German pronunciation: [ˌdoːʀoˈteːʊm] (listen)) is one of the world's oldest auction houses and is the largest auction house of art items in Continental Europe. Established by Emperor Joseph I in 1707, it has its headquarters in Vienna on the Dorotheergasse and branches in other European countries. Besides auctions, the retail sector also plays a major role in Dorotheum's business. In the Dorotheum, works of art, antiques, furniture, and jewellery from various centuries are put up for auction. The building is constructed in the neo-classical style. It is an attraction for Viennese natives and numerous tourists alike.Plan to visit Dorotheum and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Vienna attractions using our Vienna trip itinerary builder website.
Branches exist in Vienna in the Austrian states, the Czech capital of Prague, and the Italian cities of Milan and Rome, as well as in Düsseldorf, Munich and Brussels.
Old auction house that has many rooms with things for sale, worth a stop in if nearby, only takes 30 minutes to see all.
Old auction house that has many rooms with things for sale, worth a stop in if nearby, only takes 30 minutes to see all. more »
Whenever in Vienna, we make a visit to the Dorotheum, there are always great things to see and/or buy there!
Whenever in Vienna, we make a visit to the Dorotheum, there are always great things to see and/or buy there! more »
A temple among the Auction houses. The place is impressive, the collection is amazing. Amazing paintings and pieces of Art. Worth visiting! Absolutely.
Friendly and helpful staff, especially the lady at the watch repair section. Nice coffee shop, pleasant atmosphere to enjoy coffee and cake after checking out the displays.
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