Welcome at Weltmuseum Wien! Here you can find all information to help you plan your visit at the museum.

Opening hours

Opening hours

Museum & Café

Daily (except Monday)
10 am to 6 pm
10 am to 9 pm

1 May 2024    10 am to 6 pm   (Labour Day)

9 May 2024    10 am to 6 pm   (Ascension Day)

19 May 2024    10 am to 6 pm   (Whit Sunday)

20 May 2024    10 am to 6 pm   (Whit Monday)

30 May 2024    10 am to 6 pm   (Corpus Christi)

15 Aug 2024    10 am to 6 pm   (Assumption Day)

26 Oct 2024    10 am to 6 pm   (National Day)

2 Nov 2024    10 am to 6 pm   (All Souls' Day)

8 Dec 2024    10 am to 6 pm   (Immaculate Conception)

23 Dec 2024    10 am to 6 pm   (Monday before Christmas)

24 Dec 2024    10 am to 3 pm   (Christmas Eve)

25 Dec 2024    10 am to 6 pm   (Christmas Day)

26 Dec 2024    10 am to 6 pm   (St. Stephen's Day)

30 Dec 2024    10 am to 6 pm   (Monday before New Year's Eve)

31 Dec 2024    10 am to 6 pm   (New Year's Eve)

1 Jan 2025    10 am to 6 pm   (New Year's Day)

6 Jan 2025    10 am to 6 pm   (Epiphany)

Our special exhibitions in the zam area (rooms 9–11) are closed from 03.04 to 24.04.2024.


Monday - Wednesday
10 am to 4 pm

10 am to 6 pm

Please register for your library visit.

Any Questions?
In the FAQ you will find answers to frequently asked questions.


Floor Plan (pdf, 853 KB)



Your Weltmuseum Wien ticket admits you to the Imperial Armoury and the Collection of Historic Musical Instruments of the Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna.


Adults   € 16
Reduced *   € 12
Mit Vienna City Card   € 15
Children and adolescent *   free
Annual Ticket  € 53
Annual Ticket U25  € 27
Annual Family Ticket
(in the Museum Gift Bag)
  € 84
Bundesmuseen Card   € 66

Audio Guide:

Regular                                                         € 5
Annual pass holders                              € 2,50
„Take 2“                                                         € 7
Family (2 adults, 1-3 children)           € 8
Groups p.P. (groups of 10 or more) € 3

free digital tours

Getting there

Getting there

The Weltmuseum Wien is located on one of the central locations of the city, the Neue Hofburg at Heldenplatz.

U3: Volkstheater station (exit „Ring“)

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

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

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



Contacts for Your Visit

Museum education & outreach programme, guided tours, and programme registration
+43 1 534 30-5150

Office Hours of the cultural education department (except holidays):
Mon. to Fri., 9 am till 1 pm

Information, questions & suggestions
+43 1 534 30-5052

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.

cook café & bistro
1010 Wien
+ 43 1 534 30 - 5180

Opening hours
Daily except Mon 10 am to 6 pm
Tue 10 am to 9 pm


Free WiFi at the museum

Free WiFi in the entire museum (Free Museum WIFI).


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Since it was founded in 1928, what is now the Weltmuseum Wien has been affiliated with a publicly accessible library. It is particularly intended for scientific research, but is also open to anyone looking for information from the field of cultural and social anthropology.

The core of the contemporary library is formed by ethnological and ethnographic works, as well as a large number of travel reports from the holdings of today's Natural History Museum. With more than 150,000 media items, it is one of the leading European specialist libraries in the field of cultural and social anthropology, especially thanks to its extensive inventory of historical works. The holdings include literature on the history of the collections and museums, current cultural and social anthropological topics, globalisation, museology, migration, restitution, and post-colonialism as well as exhibition and inventory catalogues of ethnological museums, lexicons, encyclopaedias, dictionaries, bibliographies, and historical maps.

The magazine catalogue currently lists more than 3,000 national and international journal titles. The valuable historical inventory of largely complete journal series is continuously supplemented by existing subscriptions, granting access to recent publications. Most publications can be taken out on loan. The reading and working area is equipped with a copier with a scan function.



Entrance Heldenplatz
1010 Vienna, Austria

Please register in advance:
+43 1 534 30-5021 or -5022

Monday - Wednesday
10 am to 4 pm

10 am to 6 pm



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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