Visit the museum virtually

from 16. March 2020
To contain the Coronavirus (Covid-19) the Natural History Museum Vienna is closed until May 19, 2020. Please visit our virtual museum instead!
You can experience the Natural History Museum Vienna online in various ways. Use our offer from the comfort of your own home:

You can visit the whole exhibition area virtually on Google Arts&Culture . On this platform you also find a special exhibition on our famous “Venus von Willendorf” and other „Top 100“ – objects.

On the social media-channels Facebook or Instagram we offer digital walks to exhibition objects and through special exhibitions from Monday to Friday.

Here you find films about the museum that give you a detailed view of parts of the collection and on the work behind the scenes. Visit our Youtube-channel to watch a variety of videos about the museum or current exhibitions.

The blog that accompanies the special exhibition Our Moon. Longing, Art and Science keeps you informed about the Moon through interesting articles, photographs, and videos. Scroll through previous articles, we have material from many different authors!

There is a special interactive offer for fans of minerals and gemstones:
You can immerse yourself in the evolution of minerals with the Digitorial (in German). Our Online-games are playful activities with minerals – you can choose between four different games (in German).

You can use our online-collection to find detailed information on our exhibits and the collection of NHM Vienna. Here you find 1011 digital data sets from different subject areas (in German).

We are looking forward to your virtual visit and hope to see you in the museum after the crisis is over!

For information about the closed museum or ticket cancellation options, please look here.