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View across Vienna's Ringstrasse, with the Natural History Museum, Parliament and City Hall
Inside view of the Picture Gallery

Academy of Fine Arts, Picture Gallery (Gemäldegalerie der Akademie der bildenden Künste)

Schillerplatz 3
1010 Wien

The Academy of Fine Arts was built from 1872 to 1876 according to plans by Theophil Hansen. The art gallery based there possesses outstanding works by Dutch and Flemish painters of the 17th century (including Rubens, Rembrandt and van Dyck), as well as pieces such as the altar of the "Last Judgment" by Hieronymus Bosch.

  • Prices

  • Opening times

    • Tu - Su, 10:00 - 18:00
    • on holidays, 10:00 - 18:00
    • The portrait gallery will be closed on 1 January as well as on 24 and 25 December.
  • Accessibility

    • Side entrance
      • no steps
        Access for visitors with disabilities and special needs on Makartgasse 2, leveldirect access to the elevator in the entrance on the left. Intercom to attendant (Tel.: +43 1 588 16-1818). Wheelchair-accessible restroom available
    • Further information
      • Seeing eye dogs allowed
      • Wheelchair accessible restroom available.
    • Comments

      Handrail for the visually impaired on the outside steps to the main entrance at Schillerplatz 3. Access to elevator in the corridor on the right.

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