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The Weltmuseum Wien is currently closed and will be redesigned from the ground up. We ask for your understanding that we cannot offer any exhibitions or cultural outreach programmes during that time. Come and join us in looking forward to the reopening on October 25th! Get a first glimpse of the new galleries here.

Reopening

We will reopen on 25 October 2017

25 October 2017
9 pm to  1 am
Open-Air-Show with André Heller starts at 7 pm

26 October 2017 (open house)
1 pm to 9 pm

Opening hours

Opening hours

Museum & Café

From 27 October
Every day except Wednesday
10 am to 6 pm

Friday
until 9 pm

25. to 26.10.2017    9 pm to 1 am   (reopening)

26.10.2017    1 pm to 9 pm   (open house)

01.11.2017    10 am to 6 pm   (public holiday)

Library

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
10 am to 4 pm

Wednesday
10 to 6 pm

Tickets

Tickets

Adults   € 12
Reduced 1)   € 9
Children and adolescent 2)   free
Annual Ticket  € 44
Annual Ticket U25  € 25
Group Ticket p.p. *  € 9

Information on ticket prices

Your Weltmuseum Wien ticket admits you to the Imperial Armoury of the Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna.

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Getting there

Getting there

The Weltmuseum Wien is located on one of the central locations of the city, the Heldenplatz, and is housed in the Corps de Logis of the Neue Hofburg.

Subway
U2: Volkstheater station (exit „Ring“)
U3: Volkstheater station (exit „Ring“)

Street car
D, 1, 2, 71: Burgring station
46, 49: Dr.-Karl-Renner-Ring station

Bus
48A: Dr.-Karl-Renner-Ring station
57A: Burgring station

Parking
The Museum is located in the inner city with hardly any parking areas in a short-term parking zone for which you require a prepaid parking voucher. The closest underground car park is located at the MuseumsQuartier (Museumsplatz 1).

Weltmuseum Wien
Heldenplatz, 1010 Vienna
+43 1 534 30 – 5052 oder 5053
info@weltmuseumwien.at

 

Accessibility

Accessibility

The main entrance of the Museum is accessible without steps by using the platform lift. The special exhibition area on the Ground Floor and the galleries of the permanent exhibition on the Mezzanine Floor are also accessible without steps via lift.

The event area is also barrier-free. Please inform us and our visitor service will accompany you to the event area (contact via intercom terminal at the entrance to the WMW Forum and at the Ticket Office).

Café & Shop
Both the Cook Café & Bistro and the WMW Shop in the Hall of Columns are fully accessible via lift.

Restrooms:
There are accessible toilets next to the Cook Café & Bistro on the Ground Floor, at the entrance to the gallery In the Shadow of Colonialism on the Mezzanine Floor, and in the event area.

Contact

Contacts for Your Visit

Cultural education & outreach programme, guided tours, and programme registration
+43 1 534 30-5128
kulturvermittlung@weltmuseumwien.at

 

Information, questions & suggestions
+43 1 534 30-5052
info@weltmuseumwien.at

Further contacts can be found here

Café & Bistro

cook café & bistro

The Museum’s cook café & bistro invites visitors even without ticket to sit back and relax in the Hall of Columns during opening hours.

WiFi

Free WiFi at the museum

Free WiFi in the entire museum (Museen_Gast).

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Library

Library

The publicly accessible library has been part of what is today the Weltmuseum Wien since its foundation in 1928. Although it is primarily intended for scientific research, the library is open to everybody looking for information on the field of ethnology, i.e. social and cultural anthropology. All interested persons may take full advantage of the services of the lending library with its reading room free of charge.

A major part of the library holdings are directly related to the collections of the Museum, ranging from books on the early age of exploration to travel accounts and expedition reports as well as sources on such issues as globalisation or migration. Particularly the precious historical holdings are increasingly used for art projects.

Historical magazines, such as Dr. A. Petermann´s Mittheilungen aus Justus Perthes‘ Geographischer Anstalt  or Globus. Illustrirte Zeitschrift für Länder- und Völkerkunde, form another essential resource for researchers.

The journal catalogue currently lists ca. 2,800 titles and is continuously expanded through subscriptions of both national and international journals (including Current Anthropology, American Ethnologist, International Journal of Cultural Property, Historische Anthropologie, Third Text).

Library

Entrance Burggarten
1010 Vienna, Austria

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
10 am to 4 pm

Wednesday
10 to 6 pm

Shop

Shop

The Weltmuseum Wien shop offers you an extensive range of goods which is constantly extended by new products related to the collections and exhibitions. Here you can find all sorts of things to enrich life and make it enjoyable: postcards, catalogues, noble jewellery as well as replicas of unique works of art, pencils, stationery and games. We look forward to your visit! Through your purchase you directly support the museum and its work!

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Room rental

Your Event at the Museum

The Weltmuseum Wien offers numerous options for finding the appropriate venue for your event – choose, for example, between the historical ambiance of the magnificent Hall of Columns at the Corps des Logis, Imperial Palace (Hofburg) and the exclusive character of the state-of-the-art event area.

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