Closing times and special opening hours

Due to filming, the State Hall will be closed from February 27 until March 12, 2024.

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.

Please note our closing times and special opening hours for library use, the library of the Theater Museum and the Albertina Study Hall.

Opening hours

Reading rooms

Reading rooms at Heldenplatz

  • Monday - Sunday: 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.

    The reading rooms at Heldenplatz offer barrier-free access.

Picture Archives and Graphics Department

  • July until September

    Monday - Wednesday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    Thursday: 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.
    Friday: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

    October until June

    Monday - Wednesday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    Thursday: 12 p.m. - 7 p.m.
    Friday: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

    The Picture Archives and Graphics Department offers barrier-free access.

Department of Manuscripts and Rare Books

  • July until September

    Monday - Friday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

    October until June

    Monday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    Tuesday: 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
    Wednesday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    Thursday: 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
    Friday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

    The Department of Manuscripts and Rare Books DOES NOT offer barrier-free access.

Augustinian Reading Room

  • July until September

    Monday - Friday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

    October until June

    Monday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    Tuesday: 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
    Wednesday - Friday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

    The Augustinian Reading Room does not offer barrier-free access.

Map Department

  • July until September:

    Monday - Friday: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

    October until June:

    Monday - Wednesday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    Thursday: 12 p.m. - 7 p.m.
    Friday: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

    The Map Department offers barrier-free access.

     

Literary Archive

  • July until September

    Monday - Friday: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

    October until June

    Monday - Wednesday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    Thursday: 12 p.m. - 7 p.m.
    Friday: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

    The Department of Planned Languages offers barrier-free access.

Department of Music

  • July until September

    Monday - Friday: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

    October until June

    Monday - Wednesday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    Thursday: 12 a.m. - 7 p.m.
    Friday: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

    The Archives of the Austrian Folk Song Institute offers barrier-free access.

Department of Papyri

  • July until September:

    Monday - Friday: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

    October until June:

    Monday - Wednesday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    Thursday: 12 p.m. - 7 p.m.
    Friday: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Department of Planned Languages

  • July until September

    Monday - Friday: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

    October until June

    Monday - Wednesday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    Thursday: 12 p.m. - 7 p.m.
    Friday: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

    The Department of Planned Languages offers barrier-free access.

     

Archives of the Austrian Folk Song Institute

  • Monday: closed
    Tuesday- Wednesday: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
    Thursday: 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
    Friday: closed

    Closed in July and August.

    The Archives of the Austrian Folk Song Institute offers barrier-free access.

Museums

State Hall

  • Monday - Wednesday: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    Thursday: 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
    Friday- Sunday: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

    October until May: Closed on Mondays

Literature Museum

  • Monday: closed
    Tuesday - Wednesday: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    Thursday: 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
    Friday - Sunday: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

    The Literature Museum offers barrier-free access.

Papyrus Museum

Globe Museum

  • Monday: closed
    Tuesday - Wednesday: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    Thursday: 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
    Friday - Sunday: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

    The Globe Museum offers barrier-free access.

Esperanto Museum

  • Monday: closed
    Tuesday - Wednesday: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    Thursday: 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
    Friday - Sunday: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

    The Esperanto Museum offers barrier-free access.

House of Austrian History (hdgö)

  • You find the opening hours of the House of Austrian History here.

Alert
Reading rooms at Heldenplatz and Papyrus Museum

Due to filming, the reading rooms at Heldenplatz and the Papyrus Museum will be closed fon Saturday, March 2. 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 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.