Museum of the Local History of Deutsch-Wagram
Museum of the Battle of Wagram in the War of the Fifth Coalition of the Napoleonic Wars 1809
The Archduke Charles House is the home
of the Museum of the Battle of Wagram, the Museum of the local history of Deutsch-Wagram and the memorial room of the Infantry Regiment No 42 Ernst August Duke of Cumberland, Duke of Brunswick and Lueneburg.
The museum of the Battle of Wagram give's an overview of the battle that took place here on the 5th and the 6th of July 1809.
The battle was fought between the French Empire and the Austrian Empire. The Austrian Army was led by Archduke Charles the French Army was led by Napoleon I.
In the museum of the local history there is a setup of an old cobbler workshop from the time between WWI and WWII and a kitchen with an open fire place. There is a great number of ceramic and pottery and some exhibits from prominent local persons.
The memorial room of the Infantry Regiment No. 42 offers a choice of uniforms from the time before 1914, a chronological table of the Regiment and memorabilia from former regiments commanders.
The importance of the house.
The house was build back in 1740 and was the headquarters of Archduke Charles during the Battle of Wagram
The historical building is opened to the public on Sundays between April and November. In the time from 10 AM to 4 PM.
How to get to the museum:
Deutsch-Wagram is next to the highway S1 Exit Süssenbrunn direction Gänserndorf. The museum is situated at the beginning of Deutsch-Wargram on the left hand side.
By train from Vienna:
Take a train of the S-Bahn S1 to direction Gänserndorf. Get off the train at the station Deutsch-Wagram. It is a 15 min walk to the museum go along Bahnstrasse until Schulallee turn right to the church you pass by the school buildings. When you reach the main entrance of the church go down stairs and keep left. You find the museum 150m away from the church the address of the museum is Erzherzog Carl Strasse 1
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