special exhibitions

nightwatch. a visual conjunction of art and astronomy

10. April 2019 - 24. June 2019

The exhibition is part of the photo festival FOTO WIEN.> more

Peace. The world's best photos by children on the topic of peace

28. November 2018 - 28. April 2019

War. Tracing an evolution

24. October 2018 - 28. April 2019

An exhibition, being held in cooperation with the Sachsen-Anhalt State Museum of Prehistory> more

Medicine in the First World War

24. October 2018 - 28. April 2019

An exhibition in the Pathologic-anatomical Collection.> more


Meltdown. A visualization of Climate Change

05. June 2019 - 01. September 2019

The Natural History Museum, Vienna is premiering MELTDOWN, an exhibition created by the climate change charity Project Pressure.> more

new at special exhibitions

Evolution of Minerals

from 05. April 2017

Sparkling new gemstone presentation

from 31. January 2018

The NHM Vienna houses one of Europe’s finest gemstone collections. > more