Beethoven Frieze by Gustav Klimt

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Gustav Klimt in Vienna

Belvedere

With 24 Klimt paintings, the Belvedere has the largest and most significant collection of Klimt paintings in the world. Among them is the most famous kiss in art history: Klimt’s 180 x 180 cm masterpiece, The Kiss, is on display in the Upper Belvedere alongside many other Klimt paintings as part of the permanent exhibition “Schau! The Belvedere Collection from Cranach to EXPORT”.

Leopold Museum

One of Klimt’s most famous paintings, Death and Life, can be viewed in the Leopold Museum alongside many other works from the hand of this Art Nouveau figurehead. This late work is one of Klimt’s great allegories, in which he uses a bold composition to explore the cycle of human life. 

Wien Museum

The Wien Museum also has an impressive Klimt collection. Particular highlights are the portrait of his muse Emilie Flöge and Pallas Athene. The museum also happens to own the world's biggest collection of Klimt drawings: it calls 411 of them its own. These drawings are not on permanent display, however, for conservation reasons.

Theater Museum

The Theater Museum at Palais Lobkowitz is one of the largest and most prominent of its kind in the world. It is also home to a very special guest: Klimt’s Nuda Veritas from 1899. The painting depicts the naked Marie Zimmermann and holds up a mirror to visitors in the form of the proverbial “naked truth” – a life-size nude figure reflecting contemporary ideals.

Secession

The Secession building is one of Vienna's most stunning attractions. Fans of Klimt, a co-founder of the movement, will find his world-famous 1902 Beethoven Frieze there. This cycle, dedicated to Ludwig van Beethoven, adorns three walls and measures approximately 34 by 2 meters.

Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna

The stairwell of the Kunsthistorisches Museum is of particular interest to Klimt fans. Here 40 spandrel paintings and other decorative works adorn the narrow sections of wall between the arches and columns. Eleven of these were completed by Gustav Klimt, and the remainder by his brother Ernst and Franz Matsch. The images depict the history of art and applied arts from their ancient Egyptian beginnings to the modern age.

Burgtheater

Valuable sketches by Gustav Klimt for the ceiling paintings above the grand staircase of the Burg­theater were discovered in the attic of the theatre in the late 1990s, rescuing this priceless trove of studies, including the artist's only self-portrait, from destruction. Today these sketches are on display in a dedicated Klimt room which can be seen as part of a guided tour that also takes in the ceiling paintings above the grand staircase.

MAK - Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna

Josef Hoffmann and Gustav Klimt joined forces to work on the Palais Stoclet in Brussels. Between 1905 and 1909 Klimt designed the Stoclet Frieze. His nine study sketches are on display in Vienna at the MAK. The MAK also owns the estate of the world-famous Wiener Werkstätte which contains studies, model books, photo volumes, original fabric patterns, embroideries and the full company archive.

Upper Belvedere (Oberes Belvedere)

Prinz-Eugen-Straße 27
1030 Vienna
  • Comments

  • Vienna City Card

    • Benefits of the Vienna City Card: -9%

      Additional information on the offer:

      - 1,50€ on the current entry ticket price (Upper Belvedere)

      - 2,50€ on the current entry ticket price (Upper and Lower Belvedere)

  • Opening times

    • daily, 09:00 - 18:00
  • Accessibility

    • Main entrance
      • no steps (Swinging doors 102 cm wide)
    • Car parks Main entrance
      • Parking spaces for people with disabilities
        Parking space for visitors with disabilities in front of the entrance at Prinz-Eugen-Strasse 27, Parking: 10 am – 6 pm
    • Elevator available
      • Door 150 cm wide
    • Further information
      • Seeing eye dogs allowed
      • Wheelchair accessible restroom available.
    • Special offers for people with disabilities

      Reduced admission for people with disabilities and assistants. "See differently" guided tours (tactile tours) in the Upper Belvedere for blind and visually impaired visitors. The following topics can be booked in advance: A palace to touch - the new tactile model of the Upper Belvedere Ferdinand Georg Waldmüller and his time Gustav Klimt's main work "The Kiss" Multimedia guides with videos in Austrian Sign Language (OGS) are available for deaf visitors. Over 30 videos provide information on selected works from the collection in the Upper Belvedere as well as on the palace and gardens and the history of the Belvedere

    • Comments

      2 elevators reachable via a ramp (staff will provide assistance), wheelchairs available at the cloakroom.
      Shop/café: a few steps (staff will provide assistance).

Leopold Museum

Museumsplatz 1
1070 Vienna
  • Vienna City Card

    • Benefits of the Vienna City Card: -14%

      Additional information on the offer:

      Standard ticket price: 17€ /
      With Vienna City Card: 14,50€ / Vienna City card holders are entitled to use the fast lane at the Leopold Museum

  • Opening times

    • Mo, 10:00 - 18:00
    • We, 10:00 - 18:00
    • Th, 10:00 - 18:00
    • Fr, 10:00 - 18:00
    • Sa, 10:00 - 18:00
    • Su, 10:00 - 18:00
    • on holidays, 10:00 - 18:00
    • Open daily between June and August.

  • Accessibility

    • Main entrance
      • no steps (Double swinging doors )
        stufenlos mittels Lift an der Rückseite des Leopold Museums
    • Car parks Main entrance
      • 4 Parking spaces for people with disabilities
        Parkplätze am Areal sind über die Haupteinfahrt / Ecke Volkstheater erreichbar
    • Elevator available
      • 89 cm wide and 210 cm low , Door 90 cm wide
    • Further information
      • Seeing eye dogs allowed
      • Wheelchair accessible restroom available.
    • Special offers for people with disabilities

      The Parking Spaces can be reached via the main entrance (=corner of the Volkstheater).

    • Comments

      Main entrance, access to all exhibition rooms and restaurant/café: no steps.

      wheelchairs can be borrowed free of charge from the checkroom at the main entrance to the Leopold Museum (early booking required).


Wien Museum Karlsplatz

Karlsplatz 8
1040 Vienna
  • Prices

    • The permanent exhibition is accessible free of charge. Free admission to the special exhibitions on the upper floor for all under 19 and every first Sunday of the month.
  • Opening times

    • Tu, 09:00 - 18:00
    • We, 09:00 - 18:00
    • Th, 09:00 - 21:00
    • Fr, 09:00 - 18:00
    • Sa, 10:00 - 18:00
    • Su, 10:00 - 18:00
    • Closed on January 1; May, 1 and December, 25.

  • Accessibility

    • Main entrance
      • no steps (Double swinging doors 179 cm wide)
        via ramp
    • Car parks Main entrance
      • Parking spaces for people with disabilities
        directly behind the museum (Maderstrasse), access to the museum: no steps
    • Elevator available
    • Further information
      • Seeing eye dogs allowed
      • Wheelchair accessible restroom available.
    • Special offers for people with disabilities

      Wheelchair for rental, seats available. Permanent exhibition tours for visually impaired visitors by prior arrangement (Tel. +43 1 505 87 47-85 180). Overview map in large print available.

    • Comments

      The exhibition area is accessible via elevator (orientation with Braille) and deducible with the wheelchair.

Theatermuseum

Lobkowitzplatz 2
1010 Vienna
  • Vienna City Card

    • Benefits of the Vienna City Card: -8%

      Additional information on the offer:

      Standard ticket price: 12€

  • Opening times

    • Mo, 10:00 - 18:00
    • We, 10:00 - 18:00
    • Th, 10:00 - 18:00
    • Fr, 10:00 - 18:00
    • Sa, 10:00 - 18:00
    • Su, 10:00 - 18:00
  • Accessibility

    • Main entrance
      • no steps (Double swinging doors 120 cm wide)
    • Elevator available
      • Door 130 cm wide
    • Further information
      • Seeing eye dogs allowed
      • Wheelchair accessible restroom available.
    • Special offers for people with disabilities

      Wheelchair rental (by prior arrangement: at least two days ahead of time). Tours for visitors with disabilities and special needs on request (Tel. +43 1 525 24–5310).

    • Comments

      Exhibition area on ground floor: with portable ramp placed by staff as required. Intercom system at the main gate (front door or box office), staff will take you to the elevator.

      Seeing-eye dogs permitted (please register at the box office, Tel. +43 1 525 24-3460).

Secession

Friedrichstraße 12
1010 Vienna
  • Vienna City Card

    • Benefits of the Vienna City Card: -0%

      Special Offer:

      Free audioguide or guided tour

      Additional information on the offer:

      Overview tour every Saturday, 11 a.m. in English or individual visit with an audioguide (German, English, French, Italian, Polish, Serbian, Spanish, Turkish).
      Savings: 3€

  • Opening times

    • Tu, 10:00 - 18:00
    • We, 10:00 - 18:00
    • Th, 10:00 - 18:00
    • Fr, 10:00 - 18:00
    • Sa, 10:00 - 18:00
    • Su, 10:00 - 18:00
  • Accessibility

    • Main entrance
      • 13 Steps (Swinging doors 120 cm wide)
    • Side entrance
      • (Swinging doors 120 cm wide)
    • Elevator available
      • Door 80 cm wide
    • Further information
      • Seeing eye dogs allowed
    • Special offers for people with disabilities

      People with disabilities pay the discounted admission price, companions enjoy free admission. Audio guide free with the Vienna City Card

    • Comments

      Main exhibition rooms accessible by elevator. Access to all exhibition rooms: elevator. Elevator: door width: 80 cm, cabin depth: 105 cm, cabin width: 80 cm. Beethoven Frieze (basement): elevator. Drawing Room: 24 steps.


Kunsthistorisches Museum (Art History Museum)

Maria-Theresien-Platz
1010 Vienna
  • Vienna City Card

    • Benefits of the Vienna City Card: -5%

      Additional information on the offer:

      Standard ticket price: 21€ /
      Savings: 1 € /
      Audioguide 5€ instead of 6€

  • Opening times

    • Tu, 10:00 - 18:00
    • We, 10:00 - 18:00
    • Th, 10:00 - 21:00
    • Fr, 10:00 - 18:00
    • Sa, 10:00 - 18:00
    • Su, 10:00 - 18:00
    • Open daily from June to August as well as from October, 8 2024 until January, 6 2025.

  • Accessibility

    • Main entrance
      • 5 Steps (Double swinging doors 300 cm wide)
        on Maria-Theresien-Platz, no ramp
    • Side entrance

      • on Maria-Theresien-Platz, no ramp
    • Car parks Main entrance
      • 5 Parking spaces for people with disabilities
        on Heldenplatz
    • Elevator available
      • Door 99 cm wide
    • Further information
      • Wheelchair accessible restroom available.
    • Special offers for people with disabilities

      Wheelchair rental possible (please reserve one day in advance). Guided tours for visitors with special needs as well as tactile tours for the blind and visually impaired on request (Tel. +43 1 525 24-5202). Three masterpieces of the Renaissance collection of the painting gallery, selected objects of the Kunstkammer, the Egyptian-Oriental collection and the collection of antiquities are available to the blind and visually impaired as castings for touching. A brochure with image descriptions of this in Braille is available. The Kunsthistorisches Museum offers workshops for people with dementia (Tel. +41 1 525 24-5202 or email: kunstvermittlung@khm.at) Wheelchair users who visit the museum via Burgring 5 can purchase their tickets at the shop in the lobby.

    • Comments

      The museum is a place of encounter and sensory perception and offers plenty of opportunity to stimulate vistors and motivate them to interact with one another by looking at art together and then getting creative themselves.
      Induction loop available at the audio guide stand.

      http://www.khm.at/en/learn/kunstvermittlung/inclusive-art-education

Burgtheater (Burgtheater)

Universitätsring 2
1010 Vienna
  • Guided tours

    • Thu, Fri: 3 p.m.; Sat, Sun, Public Holidays: 11 a.m.

      For guided tours in July and August see www.burgtheater.at.

      Guided tour in German with written explanations in English, French, Italian, Spanish, Russian, Japanese.

      (subject to change)

  • Accessibility

    • Side entrance
      • (Double swinging doors 170 cm wide)
      • Ramp 300 cm wide
    • Car parks Main entrance
      • 3 Parking spaces for people with disabilities
        in the Burgtheater parking lot – Volksgarten side
    • Elevator available
      • Door 160 cm wide
    • Further information
      • Seeing eye dogs allowed
      • 12 Wheelchair spaces available (in the auditorium, access with the elevator)
      • Wheelchair accessible restroom available.
    • Special offers for people with disabilities

      At each performance, the Burgtheater provides places in the stalls with acoustic amplification by means of induction for visitors who wear a hearing aid. The acoustic signal is also amplified for all visitors. This can be received in the theater during the performance on radio frequency 99.2 MHz using a radio receiver, mobile telephone or MP3 player with radio reception. Please bring your own headset.

    • Comments

      Special tours for visitors with disabilities and special needs on prior notification.
      Prior notification is necessary for visitors with wheelchairs for admission tickets and tours. Tel. +43 1 514 44-4545, info@burgtheater.at

MAK - Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna

Stubenring 5
1010 Vienna
  • Vienna City Card

    • Benefits of the Vienna City Card: -18%

      Additional information on the offer:

      Standard ticket price: 16,50€ /
      additionally 5% off at MAK Design Shop

  • Prices

    • Free admission for young people under 19 years of age
  • Opening times

    • Tu, 10:00 - 21:00
    • We, 10:00 - 18:00
    • Th, 10:00 - 18:00
    • Fr, 10:00 - 18:00
    • Sa, 10:00 - 18:00
    • Su, 10:00 - 18:00
    • Open on public holidays (also on Mondays)

  • Accessibility

    • Main entrance

      • Ramp, with a wheelchair-accessible elevator to the ticket office
    • Elevator available
    • Further information
      • Seeing eye dogs allowed
      • Wheelchair accessible restroom available.
    • Comments

      All facilities suitable for wheelchair users, elevator to the exhibition rooms.

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