Current Information on the Coronavirus (Covid-19)

We are happy to welcome you again!

Opening hours:
Wednesday-Monday: 9 a.m. 6.30 p.m.
Tuesday: closed

Opening hours „Narrenturm“
Wednesday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Thursday 10 a.m 3 p.m.
Friday 10 a.m. 3 p.m.
Saturday 12 a.m. 6 p.m.

Please respect the following current regulations for your museum visit:
  • It is required to wear a mouth-nose-protection (MNS) in the entire area of the Natural History Museum Vienna. Please use your mask when entering the building. In the museum store you can buy mouth-nose protection with various motifs for 12, 50 € per piece.
  • Visitors from 14 years on, who are neither recovered nor vaccinated are required to wear a FFP2-mask.
  • Pregnant persons are exempt from the FFP2-mask requirement.
  • Persons who are exempted from the FFP2-mask by a valid certificate must wear a MNS-mask.
  • Masks are compulsory for children from 6 years of age.
  • Please disinfect your hands - disinfectant dispensers are available in the whole building.
  • Avoid group-like gatherings.

All ticket conditions can be found under Information.
Online tickets can already be purchased from home.

Events & Guided tours:
  • It is required to wear a mouth-nose-protection during all tours and events.
  • For shows of the digital planetarium as well as the micro theatre and all other events and guided tours, a "3G" certificate (vaccinated/tested/healed) must be presented by all persons from 6 years on and over.
  • Obligatory registration for guided tours and events for 25 persons or more.


The museum café is open again. Please note:
  • Guests must bring a valid negative test result, a vaccination certificate or confirmation of having been through COVID-19. The control takes place directly at the table.
  • There is a nationwide obligation to register.

The Natural History Museum Vienna is keeping a close eye on all the latest information on the coronavirus crisis. On this web-page we will keep you up to date on new developments in museum operations and safety regulations. The top priority is the health and safety of our visitors and our employees.

We look forward to your visit - stay safe!

Visit the museum virtually

We invite you to use our virtually offers of the museum also from home!


For further information about purchased tickets or cancellation options, please contact:


We kindly invite you to use our online offer from the comfort of your own home!