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


Arthur-Schnitzler-Platz 1
1070 Wien

The Volkstheater was opened in 1889 as a "bourgeois counterpart" to what is now known as the Burgtheater. The theater's repertoire includes Austrian, German and international classics.

  • Opening times

    • Closed from May to October 2018 due to renovation (theater procuctions move to different locations, see website).
    • Die Abendkassa in der Roten Bar ist eine halbe Stunde vor Veranstaltungsbeginn geöffnet. Zugang über Haupteingang Volkstheater oder Seiteneingang Burggasse/Straßenbahnhaltestelle.
  • Accessibility

    • Main entrance
      • (Double swinging doors   150  cm  wide )
        accessible only via steps
    • Side entrance
      • no steps (Swinging doors )
        entrance via Museumsstrasse
    • Car parks Main entrance
      • 4 Parking spaces for people with disabilities
    • Further information
      • Seeing eye dogs allowed
      • 10 Wheelchair spaces available (entrance above Museumsstrasse)
      • Wheelchair accessible restroom available.
    • Special offers for people with disabilities

      Theater tour for the visually impaired.