Parliament, exterior shot with the Pallas Athena fountain in the foreground

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Dr.-Karl-Renner-Ring 3
1010 Vienna

The parliament building built in forms of Greek architecture from 1873 to 1883, was designed by Theophil Hansen. Today, it is the seat of the National Assembly and the Federal Council.

  • Opening times

    • Mo, 08:00 - 19:00
    • Tu, 08:00 - 19:00
    • We, 08:00 - 19:00
    • Th, 08:00 - 21:00
    • Fr, 08:00 - 19:00
    • Sa, 09:00 - 17:00
    • In order to visit Vienna´s Parlament Building a registration is mandatory.

  • Guided tours

  • Accessibility

    • Main entrance
      • no steps (Door 210 cm wide)
        Automatic 2-wing swing doors, (the middle door is always in operation)
    • Car parks Main entrance
      • 4 Parking spaces for people with disabilities
        Schmerlingplatz to the side of the parliament building
    • Elevator available
      • 240 cm wide and 140 cm low , Door 110 cm wide
    • Further information
      • Seeing eye dogs allowed
      • Wheelchair accessible restroom available.
    • Special offers for people with disabilities

      Barrier-free signage. Tactile orientation station in the exhibition area, inductive hearing system at the Infopoint. Services in the Visitor Center and the library: tactile lettering and orientation plans. From autumn 2023, guided tours in sign language, tactile tours, tours in simple language and easy language.

    • Comments

      Information regarding accessibility:

      All public areas incl. gastronomy on the 3rd floor are accessible by ramps, elevators and stair elevators.

      Lending equipment:
      - for the visually impaired (magnifying glass, flashlight)
      - mobility impaired people (wheelchair)

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