The Princely Collections were built up by the Princes of Liechtenstein over centuries. In the post-war period, however, the Princely House also had to dispose of important art treasures in order to secure its existence.
Thanks to the active acquisition policy of the Reigning Prince Hans-Adam II, however, more than a thousand new acquisitions were made within a short period of time and the art collection was sustainably expanded.
Insight into the Princely Collections
Parts of the Princely Collections can be viewed in the Garden Palace and the City Palace in Vienna. These two jewels of architecture have been in the possession of the Princely House Liechtenstein for over 300 years. Prince Hans-Adam II had both buildings extensively restored and reopened to the puplic (Garden Palace: 2004, City Palace: 2013). Both palaces can be visited on guided tours.