Discover the State Hall of the Austrian National Library with your school class

In one of the most beautiful library rooms in the world, your pupils will experience a journey from the Baroque period to the present day and meet old acquaintances from Greek mythology who enliven the ceiling fresco.

In addition to the guided tour of the State Hall, they may also be given a brief overview of the current special exhibition.

  • Duration: 45 minutes
  • Cost: pupils EUR 3.00
  • Teaching staff (max. 2 per school class) free of charge

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Statue von Karl VI. im Zentrum eines barocken Bibliothekssaal
Closing of the State Hall

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 to you from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Thank you for your understanding.

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