Vienna is a cultural city, with music, art, history and architecture. More than 100 museums make up a museum offer that is more than interesting for all audiences and tastes. Many of them are also concentrated in the Museum Quarter or MuseumsQuartier Wien, a spectacular cultural venue of more than 6
Vienna is a cultural city, with music, art, history and architecture. More than 100 museums make up a museum offer that is more than interesting for all audiences and tastes. Many of them are also concentrated in the Museum Quarter or MuseumsQuartier Wien, a spectacular cultural venue of more than 60,000 m2 where baroque and modern buildings are mixed to shelter multidisciplinary works of art.
Vienna museums for children
For families to enjoy, children under 19 have free access to all museums in the Austrian capital. Many museums also have activities and special visits for the little ones. Life in Vienna is easy for families with children.
- Zoom Kinder Museum
Ell Zoom Kinder Museum is a museum for children designed as a space for research and play.
The premise of this museum is that children touch, investigate and ask everything they want. Through the activities proposed for different levels according to the age of the visitors, it is intended that children acquire sensory impressions and emotional experiences that help them to better understand the world around them.
Numerous workshops and activities promote their creative capacity while stimulating their intelligence.
The Zoom Kinder Museum is on Museumsplatz 1
The Zoom Kinder Museum is open from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on weekdays. Sundays and holidays open from 12:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
There are several types of entry but the basic one is free for children and only 4 euros for each adult.
- Natural History Museum
More than 20 million objects show part of the natural history of our planet in this entertaining museum. In addition to numerous stuffed animals, including dinosaurs, we can see the best collection of minerals and precious stones in Europe and an interesting collection of prehistoric sculpture in which highlights the Venus de Willendorf, a figure that represents fertility and has more of 24,000 years.
The Natural History Museum is located at Maria Theresia Platz.
Visiting hours are from 9:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., except on Wednesdays, which extend its hours until 9:00 p.m. and on Tuesdays when it does not open.
The price is 10 euros for adults, 8 euros for retirees and 5 euros for students under 27 years old. Children under 19 years old do not pay entrance fee.
- Museum of Art History
The Museum of Art History in Vienna is a majestic building built expressly to house the works of art that the Habsburgs enjoyed in their palaces of Hofburg and Belvedere, among other places. Its rooms have been created and decorated from the content shown in them, unlike most museums in the world.
Greek, Roman, Egyptian or Oriental antiquities; paintings by Velázquez, Rembrandt, Rubens or Canaletto; or one of the largest collections of medals and coins in the world, are just a small sample of the art collection of this museum.
The Museum of Art History is located at Maria Theresia Platz.
The visiting hours are from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., except on Thursdays: from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. On Mondays it remains closed.
Tickets cost 12 euros for adults and 9 euros for students. Children under 19 years old do not pay entrance fee.
- Haus der Musik
Haus der Musik or the House of Music is a museum especially focused on children learning about musical history, composers and sounds.
The route through its six floors will encourage the little ones to experience all kinds of real and virtual sensations related to music. Because in Haus der Musik music is heard, but it is also seen and felt.
Haus der Musik is located at Seilerstätte, 30.
Admission for adults costs 12 euros, for students under 27 years and retired costs 9 euros and for children under 12 years costs 5.50 euros. Children under 3 years old do not pay entrance fee.
- Albertina Museum
More than 65,000 drawings and nearly one million engravings make the collection of the Albertina Museum in Vienna one of the largest in the world in its kind.
Among the pictorial works of art that you can see are creations by Monet, Renoir, Cezanne, Matisse, Miró and Picasso.
The Albertina Museum is located in Agustinerstrasse, 1.
The visiting hours are from Thursday to Tuesday: from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Wednesdays extend their hours until 9:00 p.m.
Admission of adults costs 11 euros, that of students under 27 years costs 8 euros and that of people of the age group: 9 euros. Young people under 19 years old do not have to pay entrance fee.