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View across Vienna's Ringstrasse, with the Natural History Museum, Parliament and City Hall
Imperial Burial Vault

Imperial Burial Vault (Kaisergruft)

Tegetthoffstraße 2
1010 Wien

The Imperial Burial Vault is located beneath the Capuchin Church and is intended for members of Austria's former Habsburg dynasty. 149 Habsburgs, including 12 emperors as well as 19 empresses and queens, have their final resting place here.

  • Prices

  • Opening times

    • Mo - Su, 10:00 - 18:00
    • Th, 09:00 - 18:00
    • 1 and 2 November: 10.00 am - 2.00 pm, 24 and 31 December: 10.00 am - 4.00 pm
  • Accessibility

    • Main entrance
      • no steps (Automatic sliding doors   142  cm  wide )
    • Elevator available
      • 110 cm wide and 135 cm low , Door 90 cm wide
    • Further information
      • Wheelchair accessible restroom available.
    • Comments

      Access to all exhibition rooms: no steps, except 3 steps to the tomb of emperor Franz Joseph and to the burial vault chapel.

      The touching of objects is not permitted due to reasons of preservation.


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