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

Weltmuseum Wien (World Museum Vienna)

Hofburg, Heldenplatz
1010 Wien

One of the world's most important ethnographical museums shows some of the most valuable cultural treasures from around the world, such as the famous collection of James Cook or the unique Ancient Mexican feather headdress.

  • Prices

    • Young people under 19   €0
    • Your benefit with the Vienna City Card: 8% off , 1€ off
  • Opening times

    • Mo, 10:00 - 18:00
    • Tu, 10:00 - 18:00
    • Th, 10:00 - 18:00
    • Fr, 10:00 - 18:00
    • Sa, 10:00 - 18:00
    • Su, 10:00 - 18:00
    • As of September the museum opens from 10-21.00 every last Friday of the month (Sept 27, Oct 25, Nov 29, Dec 27, 2019)
  • Accessibility

    • Main entrance
      • no steps (Automatic sliding doors )
        accessible by platform lift.
    • Car parks Main entrance
      • 5 Parking spaces for people with disabilities
        on Heldenplatz
    • Elevator available
      • 140 cm wide and 210 cm low , Door 92 cm wide
    • Further information
      • Wheelchair accessible restroom available.
    • Special offers for people with disabilities

      Tactile tours for the blind and visually impaired provided upon request.

    • Comments

      Automatic gate (width: 130 cm) operated with "Euro-Key". Elevator to the special exhibition areas on the first floor as well as to the exhibition areas on the mezzanine.
      The event area is also wheelchair-accessible on request and accompanied by a staff member (contact via intercom at the entrance to the WMW-Forum and at the ticket counter).
      Both the cook café & bistro and the shopping are in the hall of columns can be accessed without steps by means of an elevator.
      Wheelchair-accessible restroom on the upper first floor and mezzanine.