Tickets for the Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien: Without queuing

Tickets for the Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien:  Without queuing

Vienna's go-to fine art museum. Experience the art collection of the once-mighty Habsburg family. Museum of Art History.

Vienna's go-to fine art museum. Experience the art collection of the once-mighty Habsburg family. Museum of Art History.

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The Kunsthistorisches Museum (Museum of Art History) is a sumptuous feast of art by Europe's finest artists and artisans. The collection, amassed by the now extinct House of Habsburg, features many essential Renaissance masterpieces, all contained under an elegant dome.

In 1891, Habsburg Emperor Franz Joseph I opened the Kunsthistorisches Museum on Vienna’s Ringstrasse. The new neoclassical building finally allowed the enormous (and enormously enviable) Habsburg art collection to be housed under one roof. Filled to the brim with masterpieces by some of Europe’s finest artists, it's an experience not to be missed while in Vienna.

The building itself is a feast for the eyes - with marble floors, frescoes, gold leaf and elegant staircases that deserve to display awe-inspiring works. And they do.

Collected over six hundred years, the artworks here span five millennia. In fact, this museum is every bit the equal of Europe's other 'top line museums' - the Vatican Museums, El Prado, the Louvre. Spanning Ancient Egypt, Classical Rome, and right up to the Renaissance, this collection is a testament to the exquisite taste and formidable power of the House of Habsburg. And with an afternoon here, you'll reap the reward of their diligent art collecting.

If you're short on time, head straight for the Picture Gallery, with highlights such as Pieter Bruegel the Elder's Tower of Babel, Giuseppe Arcimboldo's Summer, and Raphael's Madonna of the Meadow.

NOTE: The mirror image building, across the Maria-Theresien-Platz is the Naturhistorisches Museum (Natural History Museum). It was opened at the same time as its twin - because the accumulated wealth of the Habsburgs required the space. If you can spare it, each museum deserves at least half a day of your time.

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Opening hours

Museums of Art History Vienna
June to August: 10:00 - 18:00 hrs, Thursdays until 21:00 hrs, Tuesdays - Sundays, September - May: 10:00 - 18:00 hrs, Thursdays until 21:00 hrs.

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Wednesday - Sunday: 10:00 - 18:00 o' clock

Admission up to half an hour before closing time

The ticket is booked at the first opening time, but can be redeemed all day long.

Included in the price

  • Entry to the Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien
  • Entry to the Neue Burg

Meeting point

Kunsthistorisches Museum, Maria-Theresien-Platz, Vienna.

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