Green Door Bistro

The restaurant "Green Door Bistro" offers employees and readers of the Austrian National Library as well as all guests freshly prepared lunches every day under the motto "vegan-vegetarian-meaty". Special attention is paid to the regionality and quality of the ingredients. All meals are prepared fresh daily with natural ingredients. The culinary focus is on sustainable, healthy lunch dishes.

The restaurant is currently open Monday to Friday from 11-15. All dishes are also available to take away. The current menu can be found on the website:


Green Door Bistro
Bibliothekshof mit Parlamentspavillon / Baumanntor
Entry via Burggarten or through the Austrian National Library
Tel.: +43 677 64 39 47 16

Reading rooms at Heldenplatz and Papyrus Museum

Due to filming, the reading rooms at Heldenplatz and the Papyrus Museum will be closed from Friday, March 1, from 3 p.m. until Saturday, March 2, at 3 p.m. Thank you for your understanding.

State Hall and Augustinian Reading Room

Due to filming, the State Hall will be closed from February 27 until March 12, 2024. 
The current special exhibition "IMAGE POWER POLITICS. Yoichi Okamoto. Post-war photography icon" can be seen until Sunday, February 25.

The Augustinian Reading Room will be closed from February 27 until March 8, 2024. During this time, no books can be provided from the collection in the State Hall. As a substitute, the Reading Room of the Collection of Manuscripts and Old Prints (Josefsplatz 1 in the left wing of the building, Manuscripts Staircase 2nd floor) will be available during regular opening hours.
Thank you for your understanding.