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  • Froschperspektive helles Stiegenhaus mit Luster in der Mitte, Aufgang zum Prunksaal
    Visit us on National Holiday
    Get your tickets online now
  • Utopias and Apocalypses
    Utopias and Apocalypses
    Now at the Literature Museum
  • Literaturmuseum, Österreichische Nationalbibliothek
    Discover Austrian literature

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


302 seats (reading rooms, lounge or research zone) are still available.

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