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View across Vienna's Ringstrasse, with the Natural History Museum, Parliament and City Hall
Beethoven's apartment in Heiligenstadt

Beethoven Residence, Heiligenstadt

Probusgasse 6
1190 Wien

Beethoven composed his 2nd Symphony, piano pieces and violin sonatas in this house. In 1802, he wrote a letter to his brother - which was never sent - in which he expressed his doubts about his worsening deafness, the "Heiligenstadt Testament".

  • Prices

    • Adults   €4
    • Young people under 19   €0
    • Free admission on first Sunday of the month
  • Opening times

    • Tu - Su
    • CLOSED UNTIL NOVEMBER 24, 2017 due to renovation! Re-opening on Nov. 25, 2017, as the new Beethoven Museum.
  • Accessibility

    • Main entrance
      • no steps
    • Further information
      • Seeing eye dogs allowed
    • Comments

      Patio and exhibition areas: no steps and accessible with the wheelchair.

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