Secrets from Mrs. Haydn’s garden


When Joseph Haydn and his wife Maria Anna bought a house in Eisenstadt they additionally acquired a kitchen garden. Today the herb garden and its great variety of baroque herbs are waiting to be rediscovered.

The garden provides a wide range of vegetables, unfamiliar herbs, eatable flowers and various other curiosities of Mrs. Haydn’s kitchen. Lilies, iris and roses have been utilised in the production of fragrant carpets and perfumes. Marigold salve and rose powder nourish the skin even in present times. From May to September the baroque garden offers all kinds of herbal treasures.

The kitchen garden is not open to the public. It is accessible in the form of guided tours. Only in fine weather from May to September. 

Guided tour

The home of baroque scents
Herbal secrets from the kitchen garden
Guided tour in Mrs. Haydn’s herb garden
Admission: € 5,- | € 4,50 Reduced | € 11,- Family
Additional charge: € 29,- per guided group

Bürgerspitalgasse (Osterwiese, behind Bank Burgenland)
7000 Eisenstadt

office [ at ] haydnhaus [dot] at (INFOS & BOOKING)