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Burgtheater, exterior shot
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Guided tours of the Burgtheater

From the grand staircases with the famous ceiling paintings by brothers Gustav and Ernst Klimt and Franz Matsch to the sculpture collections of notable poets, from the gallery of honor with portraits of famous ensemble members to the technology of the biggest dramatic theater in Europe - the Burgtheater (National Theater).

Guided tour "Burgtheater - A peek behind the scenes"

No reservation necessary for single guests.

Tickets can be collected at the meeting place from 15 minutes before the start of the tour: Main entrance / ticket hall.
Duration: about 50 minutes
When: daily at 3.00 pm
September to June: Mo-Th in German with summary in English, Fr-Su and hols. in German and English
Juli, August: Daily in German and English with a written summary in French, Italian, Spanish, Russian and Japanese. Info

Registration - for groups and wheelchair users

Burgtheater information service center: Mo-Fr 9.00 am - 5.00 pm, July to middle of August: Mo, Tu, We, Fr 10.00 am - 2.00 pm, Th 9.00 am - 5.00 pm
Tel. (+43 1) 514 44-4140


Universitätsring 2
1010 Vienna
  • Guided tours

    • Monday - Thursday 3:00 p.m.
      in German (with English summaries), time: about one hour

      Friday - Sunday, 3:00 p.m.
      in German and English; other languages upon request, time: about one hour

  • Accessibility

    • Side entrance
      • (Doppelschwingtüre 170 cm wide)
      • Ramp 300 cm  wide
    • Elevator available
      • Door 160 cm wide
    • Further information
      • Seeing eye dogs allowed
      • 12 Wheelchair spaces available (in the auditorium, access with the elevator)
      • Wheelchair accessible restroom available.
    • Special offers for people with disabilities

      At each performance, the Burgtheater provides places in the stalls with acoustic amplification by means of induction for visitors who wear a hearing aid. The acoustic signal is also amplified for all visitors. This can be received in the theater during the performance on radio frequency 99.2 MHz using a radio receiver, mobile telephone or MP3 player with radio reception. Please bring your own headset.

    • Comments

      Special tours for visitors with disabilities and special needs on prior notification.
      Prior notification is necessary for visitors with wheelchairs for admission tickets and tours. Tel. +43 1 514 44-4140,

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