Visitors Information


Due to the prescribed measures of the Austrian Federal Government to contain the coronavirus (Covid-19), the Natural History Museum Vienna and its branch in the so-called “Fool’s Tower” (“Narrenturm”) will be closed until probably April 18, 2021!
All events during this period are canceled; the entire museum won’t be accessible for visitors until further notice.
We are happy to welcome you again on April 19, 2021!
Further information...

Opening hours

Wednesday-Monday: 9 a.m. - 6.30 p.m.

Tuesday: closed
last entrance half an hour before closing time



Tue, March 30, 2021: open 9 a.m. - 6.30 p.m.

Tue, October 26, 2021: open 9 a.m. - 6.30 p.m.
Tue. November 2, 2021: open 9 a.m. - 6.30 p.m.

Tue, December 28, 2021: open 9 a.m. - 6.30 p.m.

Tue, January 4, 2022: open 9 a.m. - 6.30 p.m.
(unless the museum is closed due to Covid 19 measures)


Please respect the current regulations for your museum visit.

The museum will be closed From April 1-18, 2021, due to the measures to contain the coronavirus.


Children and youth under 19*
Children under the age of 10 only when accompanied by an adult
Adults € 12,-
Friends of the NHM Vienna* free
Senior citizens (over 60), owners of Vienna-Card*, member of Ö1 Club € 10,-
Students, apprentices, soldiers aged under 27* € 7,-
Groups (15 or more people) - per person € 10,-
Annual pass** € 33,-
Disability discount with valid ID and registrated accompanying person € 10,-
Owners of a "Hunger auf Kunst & Kultur"-pass, Visitors in wheelchairs free
Audioguide (deutsch, english, español, franҫais, italiano, ру́сский) € 5,-
Guided tours - exhibition galleries € 4,-
Guided tours – scientific areas € 8,-
Digital planetarium (plus admission charge) € 5,-
Digital planetarium (youth under 19) € 3,-
Press tickets with accreditation
Ticket combination with
Pathological-anatomical collection in "Narrenturm"
€ 15,-

* Valid Photo ID required

** Valid for 12 months from date of issue 


Buy tickets online


School groups:

Free admission for school groups (pupils aged under 19) and free admission for two accompanying persons per 17 pupils. Registration is not required. Photo IDs have to be shown at the cash desk upon request.

Guided tours:

Information here!