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Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna Admission Tickets

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Relish some of the most well-known works of art, all the way from ancient Egypt to 18th-century masterpieces, at the breathtaking Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna!

highlights

  • Enjoy a full-fledged experience of art and history at the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna
  • Marvel at masterpieces by artists such as Rembrandt, Raphael, Rubens, and Titan
  • Catch the largest collection of artworks by Pieter Brueghel
  • Admire works of art dating from Ancient Greece and the Classical Era to the late 18th century
  • Relish the beautiful architecture and interiors of the Kunsthistorisches Museum, including the grand staircase

inclusions

  • Entrance ticket to the Kunsthistorisches Museum
  • Cloakroom is available at the museum

exclusions

  • Audio guide

cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

your experience

Built in 1891 by Emperor Franz Joseph I of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, the Kunsthistorisches Museum is the largest museum in all of Austria and one of the most significant art museums in the world. Housing artifacts spanning over 5 millennia, all the way from Ancient Egypt and classical antiquity (between 8th century BC and 6th century AD) to late 18th century masterpieces, the Kunsthistorisches Museum is a testament to the patronage of the distinguished House of Habsburg.

The massive Picture Gallery here is home to the main collection of the Habsburg family. Notable works from eminent artists such as Raphael, Titan, Pieter Brueghel, Rembrandt, and Peter Paul Rubens are present in the Gallery. The museum also houses the largest collection of works by Pieter Brueghel, which promises to take your breath away. At the Kunstkammer, which translates to the cabinet of curiosities, you can see eye-catching works of art by goldsmiths, including the stunning pieces by Benvenuto Cellini. You can also catch sight of some valuable mechanical timepieces of a different era, and see the intricate mechanical designs. Filigree artworks made of ivory and other sculptural masterpieces complete a full-fledged and unrivaled art experience.

The striking architecture of the building itself is another work of art. The museum’s interiors are lavishly decorated with murals, gold-leaf ornamentation, stucco, and marble. A grand staircase is also present within the museum, lined with paintings by Ernst Klimt, Gustav Klimt, Mihaly Munkacsy.

know before you go

COVID Safety Measures

  • All guests must wear masks at all times
  • Hand sanitizer will be provided throughout accessible areas of the attraction
  • Guests must respect locally-enforced social distancing measures
  • A temperature screening might take place before entering the attraction to rule out signs of COVID-19

Important Information

  • Ensure that you arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the starting time
  • The museum is wheelchair accessible
  • Photography without flash is allowed. Please note that tripods are not allowed
  • You can purchase an audio guide at the venue for a more full-fledged experience of the museum
  • All parts of the museum are accessible with the ticket
  • Wi-Fi is available throughout the museum
  • Note: Please note that it is mandatory to carry a printout of your ticket in order to enter the museum

Operating Hours

  • Daily except Mon: 10am - 6pm
  • Thurs: until 9pm
  • June to August: daily

my tickets

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you shortly.
  • If you have purchased reduced-price tickets, please carry your valid photo ID proof for verification. Students must show their valid student IDs.
  • This voucher is not valid as an entry ticket. Please hand in the completed and signed voucher at the cash desk before visiting the museum and you will receive your admission ticket.
  • The admission ticket entitles you to a one-time visit to the Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna.
  • The ticket issued by the cash desk and the receipt are the binding basis for billing.

Ticket Redemption Point

  • Your ticket redemption point is at the cash desk of the Kunsthistorisches Museum
  • Address: Maria-Theresien-Platz, 1010 Wien, Austria
  • To locate the ticket redemption point on Google Maps, simply search for - Kunsthistorisches Museum
    Get Directions to the Ticket Redemption Point

Getting There

To reach the museum from the Westbahnhof

  • Take the subway train U3 to the Volkstheater station

To reach the museum from the Hauptbahnhof

  • Take street car D to the Burgring/Kunsthistorisches Museum stop

Public transportation

  • U2, U3, D, 1, 2, 2A, 57A

Validity

This ticket is valid for 1 year from the date of purchase

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