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View across Vienna's Ringstrasse, with the Natural History Museum, Parliament and City Hall
Empress Elisabeth’s large salon

Imperial Apartments (Kaiserappartements)

Hofburg
1010 Wien

Entrance via Kaisertor

Former residential and working rooms of Emperor Franz Joseph and Empress Elisabeth in the Imperial Palace, retained in their original condition. Children's guided tours "In the footsteps of the beautiful Sisi".

  • Prices

  • Opening times

    • September to June
      Daily 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
    • July to August
      Daily 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    • Guided tour for children Sa - Su, 10:30 - 14:30
    • Guided tour for children on holidays, 10:30 - 14:30
  • Accessibility

    • Main entrance
      • no steps
    • Elevator available
      • 135 cm wide and 140 cm low , Door 90 cm wide
    • Further information
      • Seeing eye dogs allowed
      • Wheelchair accessible restroom available.
    • Special offers for people with disabilities

      Admission free for a person accompanying a blind visitor or a visitor in a wheelchair, provided
      that the accompanying person is included in the ID.

    • Comments

      Access to the exhibition rooms: elevator to the 1st floor, access to restaurant / café: 1 step.

      Number of steps to the first floor (Imperial Apartments&Sisi Museum): 72