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Weltmuseum Wien

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10:00 - 18:00

10:00 - 21:00

closed

10:00 - 18:00

10:00 - 18:00

10:00 - 18:00

10:00 - 18:00

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The Weltmuseum Wien is one of the world’s leading ethnographical museums, situated in the Hofburg Palace on Vienna’s Ringstrasse. In 14 distinct exhibition galleries, the focus is on unique cultural treasures from all over the world. The aim is to communicate to visitors the cultural diversity, stories and ways of life in an entertaining way.

In 14 newly designed and distinctive exhibition rooms, the cultural diversity of content, stories and ways of life are presented in an entertaining way using unique cultural treasures from all over the world.

 

Photo: © KHM Museumsverband

WMW Press TR 22 web

 

 

The highlights of the Museum represent more than 500 years of high-quality collecting activities on the part of the Habsburgs – among them objects from the Cabinet of Curiosities of Emperor Rudolf II, the unique Mexican feather headdress »Penacho«, the world-famous collection of James Cook, and objects from the voyages of discovery and research of the 19th century.

Photo: © KHM Museumsverband

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Arrival


The Weltmuseum Wien is located at one of the most central places of the city, the Heldenplatz, and is housed in the Corps de Logis of the Neue Burg.
Subway
U2: Volkstheater station (exit "Ring")
U3: Volkstheater station (exit "Ring")

Tram
D, 1, 2, 71: Burgring station
46, 49: Dr.-Karl-Renner-Ring station

Bus
48A: Station Dr.-Karl-Renner-Ring
57A: Burgring station

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