The museums

The Austrian National Library is not only the largest library in the country, but also offers you permanent presentations and diverse special exhibitions in the State Hall and the museums – the Literature, Papyrus, Globe and Esperanto Museum and the House of Austrian History.

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State Hall

One of the most beautiful historic library halls in the world
Foto der Aussenansicht des Literaturmuseums

Literature Museum

The diversity and polyphony of Austrian literature
vitirnen des Paapyrusmuseum

Papyrus Museum

Unique objects from 3000 years of cultural history on the Nile
Besucherinnen bewundern einen historischen Globus

Globe Museum

The one of its kind worldwide
Besucher im Esperantomuseum

Esperanto Museum

The only museum about the fascinating world of invented languages worldwide
Innenansicht des Haus der Geschichte

House of Austrian History

The Contemporary History Museum of the Republic

Thank you for your understanding that our calender entries are available in German only.

Reading rooms at Heldenplatz and the departments

Due to maintenance work, the reading rooms at Heldenplatz and all departments will be closed from Thursday, July 25 to Monday, August 5, 2024.

Due to the shutdown of the ordering system, no media orders can be accepted from Wednesday, July 24, 2024, 4 pm to Friday, August 2, 2024, 4 pm. The first book collection will take place again on Monday, August 5, 2024.

State Hall

Due to an event, the State Hall will be closed on August 28, 2024.