Rome the Myth

The classical foundations of the Baroque state Schloss Eggenberg


Opening: Opening: 08.05.2009, 7 pm

The focus of the exhibition is on the impact of the Roman legacy on political and ethical thinking in the early modern era, particularly with regard to the notion of power that the Habsburg emperor and the Eggenberg family represented.


Paintings, graphic works, sculptures and coins trace the survival of the classical/imperial tradition in the outlook of Renaissance and Baroque princes.

Coin Cabinet, Schloss Eggenberg

Eggenberger Allee 90
8020 Graz, Österreich
T +43-316/8017-9560


Opening Hours

1 April to 30 October 2022
Tue-Sun, public holidays 10am-6pm 

1 November to 18 December 2022 only with guided tour by prior appointment

Opening Hours Library
Tues-Fri 10am - 12pm and afternoons by appointment only


1st November 2022 (

with guided tour

8th December 2022 (

with guided tour