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  • Schwarz-weiß Fotografie, grün eingefärbt, mit Mann rechts und Kuh links
    Stefan Zweig. World Author
    New special exhibition now at the Literature Museum
  • Foto eines Museumsraums mit Bücherregalen, in denen Fotos hängen
    360 Degree Literaturemuseum
    Discover the lounge room on the second floor
  • Gemütliche Leseecke mit Bücherregalen im Hintergrund im Literaturmuseum
    Welcome to the Literature Museum

Read, listen, see and marvel.

Discover new and unexpected things and experience how literature opens new horizons. With its permanent exhibition, communication programmes, events and special exhibitions, the museum offers an intricate and open perspective on Austrian literature. Obtain an overview to begin with or delve into subjects and texts


For non-German-speaking visitors we recommend to ask for our museum tablet. There you can find key information about the Literature Museum (permanent exhibition as well as special exhibition) in English



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Capacity library area at Heldenplatz

Due to the minimum distance required by the authorities, currently not all seats are available in the reading rooms. The capacity indicator serves as an orientation for your visit


420 seats are still available.

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