Bigger, faster, more toxic: wildlife & it's records

Biology, Earth Sciences, Prehistory - our museum’s objects tell exciting stories.

Building and decorative stones collection

The Natural History Museum Vienna owns one of the largest building, decorative, and ornamental stone collections in Europe. The collection was founded in the second half of the 19th century by Felix Karrer and includes rock samples that were used in the construction of famous buildings and monuments in Vienna and all of Austria. The reorganized collection is on display in Hall 1.

NHM Kids: Monkey business

Guided tours and activities for families, 6+


naturhistorisches museum wien

maria-theresien-platz, 1010 vienna, austria


open hours: thursday - monday

9 a.m - 6.30 p.m.

wednesday 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.

closed: tuesday