The Museumsquartier (MQ) is a 60,000 m² large area in the 7th district of the city ofVienna, Austria; it is the eighth largest cultural area in the world.
The Museumsquartier contains Baroque buildings as well as Modern architecture by the architects Laurids and Manfred Ortner (Ortner & Ortner Baukunst). The renovation of the former court stables began in April 1998. Three years later, the Museumsquartier opened in two stages (June and September 2001). The total cost of the construction was 150 Million Euro (two billion Schilling).