New exhibition: Melinda Esterházy

( Esterhazy )

"Life has given me so much" - An exhibition in 5 acts
Now at Esterházy Palace

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Charges and opening hours

  • Adults: € 9,00
    Reduced/Groups: € 7,00
    Families: € 19,00

    1 May - 30 September
    daily 10.00 am – 6.00 pm

    1 October - 4 November
    daily 10.00 am – 5.00 pm

    5 November - 31 December
    Friday to Sunday and on Holidays: 10.00 am – 5.00 pm


  • Schloss Esterházy
    Esterházyplatz 1
    7000 Eisenstadt
    T +43 (0) 2682 / 63004 7600
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The exhibition about Princess Melinda Esterházy (1920— 2014) traces the stages in the life of an extraordinary woman. Melinda Ottrubay started dancing as a young bourgeois girl, enjoyed an exceptional career at the Budapest Opera House before finally marrying Prince Paul Esterházy V.

As a visitor you can directly experience Melinda Esterházy as an authentic character, both in her career at the opera and in her personal life. You will have glimpses of a life full of highs and lows, her ambitious career and her personal world away from the stage.

Beyond the “fairy-tale character”, you will get to know a strong personality who grew with the tasks that life presented. Room by room you can walk through the life of Melinda Ottrubay as if through an opera. You will get to know the protagonist in her early life, as a trainee and prima ballerina assoluta, and later as a princess

The exhibition in five acts takes you through the life of the last prince couple Melinda and Paul Esterházy V as if on a stage.



Esterhazy Betriebe GmbH
Esterhazyplatz 5
7000 Eisenstadt, Austria
T +43 (0) 2682 / 63004

         © Tue Jun 19 10:35:37 CEST 2018 Esterhazy Betriebe GmbH