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5 Highlights in the autumn

1. Darling - I'm in the coffee house!

Café Liebling im Volkstheater, interior view
© Nikolaus Ostermann / Volkstheater

Autumn is coffee house time. The sidewalk café season is slowly coming to an end and we'll be enjoying sitting inside a cozy coffee house. If you don't yet know Café Liebling in the Volkstheater, you should definitely give it a try! The colorful interior creates a good mood on rainy autumn days. Café Liebling (German for darling) isn't just about coffee and home-made pastries, but also about recommendable small dishes. And afterwards, you could even go straight to a performance in the Volkstheater, perhaps?

2. Art superstar at the Albertina

Painting by Jean-Michel Basquiat, Untitled, 1983
© Estate of Jean-Michel Basquiat. Licensed by Artestar, New York

Jean-Michel Basquiat was considered to be a superstar of the New York art scene in the 1980s. In its major autumn exhibition, the Albertina shows a retrospective of the artist, who died much too young. His intensely colorful and large-scale works are dedicated to socio-political issues. Even 34 years after his death, Basquiat's emotional works still retain the same impact. Highly recommended!

3. Enjoy the long-distance view from the Cobenzl

Outdoor dining area with a view of Vienna
© Gerald Mackinger / APA / picturedesk.com

The Cobenzl is one of Vienna's home mountains and a popular excursion destination. From Grinzing, the terminus of tram line 38, it's a pleasant walk along Reisenbergweg to the Cobenzl, passing idyllic vineyards along the way. Or you can take bus 38A in comfort straight to the top. Once there, a new gastronomic highlight awaits. The Weitsicht Cobenzl offers not only a fantastic view of Vienna, but also a pretty café-restaurant with good cuisine. Based on its earlier history, the circular café was tastefully designed in the style of the 1950s.

4. Marvel at the reopened Josephinum

View of the exhibition with wax models in historic display cases
© Josephinum/Alexander Ablogin

The renovation took ages, but the time has finally come. The Josephinum can be visited again from September 29, 2022. The Josephinum houses a world-famous collection on medical history. Above all, the anatomical wax models are in a class of their own. The collection goes back to Emperor Joseph II. The historic medical instruments are also exciting.

5. End the day in a cocktail bar

Cocktail bar
© Treehaus

We round off a perfect autumn day in Vienna in a cocktail bar. Vienna has a bunch of cocktail bars worth recommending. A newcomer to the lively bar scene from September 29 is the high-end cocktail bar Treehaus. It gets its name from a spectacular walnut tree that grows right out of the counter in the middle of the bar. Not only the tree, but also the stylish interior is impressive. Guests can look forward to high-quality bar food and great cocktails at the Treehaus.

Liebling im Volkstheater

Arthur-Schnitzler-Platz 1
1070 Vienna

Albertina

Albertinaplatz 1
1010 Vienna
  • Vienna City Card

    • Your benefit with the Vienna City Card: -16%

      Additional information on the offer: Standard ticket price: 17,90€

  • Opening times

    • Mo, 10:00 - 18:00
    • Tu, 10:00 - 18:00
    • We, 10:00 - 21:00
    • Th, 10:00 - 18:00
    • Fr, 10:00 - 21:00
    • Sa, 10:00 - 18:00
    • Su, 10:00 - 18:00
    • on holidays, 10:00 - 18:00
  • Accessibility

    • Main entrance
      • no steps (Double swinging doors190 cm wide)
    • Elevator available
      • Door 150 cm wide
    • Further information
      • Seeing eye dogs allowed
      • Wheelchair accessible restroom available.
    • Special offers for people with disabilities

      Wheelchair rental (prior arrangement necessary: Tel. +43 1 534 83–540). Guided tours in sign language available (prior arrangement necessary: Tel. +43 1 534 83–540). 
 Guided tours for blind people available as well as for people with slight to moderate dementia and their escorts (prior arrangement necessary: Tel. +43 1 534 83–540).
 Please inform Art Mediation department about wheelchair uses in advance. Reduced admission for persons with special needs

    • Comments

      Access to all exhibition rooms, to the restaurant / café and to the Shop: no steps. All rooms are wheelchair-accessible.

      Wheelchair-accessible restrooms on levels 1 and -1, restroom on level 1: door width: 90cm, room dimensions: 180 x 110 cm.

Weitsicht Cobenzl Rondell-Café

Am Cobenzl 94
1190 Vienna

Josephinum Collections of the Medical of University Vienna

Währinger Straße 25
1090 Vienna
  • Opening times

    • We, 10:00 - 18:00
    • Th, 10:00 - 20:00
    • Fr, 10:00 - 18:00
    • Sa, 10:00 - 18:00
    • on holidays, 10:00 - 18:00
  • Guided tours

    • During one-hour tours, guides give insights into the unique collection of anatomical wax models as well as the highlights of the permanent exhibition. 

      Fixed tours in German (with advance reservation) take place on Thursday (6:30 p.m.) and Saturday (11:00 a.m.). Guide fee per person (excl. entrance fee): 4 euros. 

      For group tours (max. 25 persons) or tours in English, please contact info@josephinum.ac.at.

  • Accessibility

    • Main entrance
      • 1 Steps (Double swinging doors77 cm wide)
    • Side entrance
      • 1 Steps (Double swinging doors 70 cm wide)
      • Ramp 90 cm  wide
    • Elevator available
      • Door 80 cm wide
    • Further information
      • Seeing eye dogs allowed
      • Wheelchair accessible restroom available.
    • Comments

      Exhibition rooms: no steps, can be reached by elevator, escort recommended.

      3 steps between garden and museum.

Treehaus

Johannesgasse 14
1010 Vienna
  • Opening times

    • We - Sa, 17:00 - 01:30
    • Opening September 29, 2022.

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