Teacher Information

NHM Vienna
Plan your visit with school classes

1010 Vienna
Underground lines: U2, U3 (Volkstheater)
Trams: 1, 2, 46, 49, 71, D (Ring, Volkstheater)
Bus: 48A

Opening hours

Thursday-Monday: 9 a.m. - 6.30 p.m.

Wednesday: 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Tuesday: closed
last entrance half an hour before closing time

Admission charges
Children and youth under 19 (with valid Photo ID) have free entrance.
2 accompanying adults free for every 17 pupils.

No registration required
If you do not want to make use of our educational activities, no registration is required for a visit to the museum. Please note that we are closed on Tuesdays.

Food and drink
Snacks brought with you may be enjoyed in the ground-floor lobby, as well as in the access areas to the showrooms on the mezzanine floor and on the first floor (seating is also available here).
Food and drink are not permitted in the showrooms.
The restaurant on the first floor serves drinks, snacks, lunch menus and à la carte dishes.

There are lockers for groups on the mezzanine floor, € 2 coins are needed as deposits.

Registration to the educational programs
+43 1 52177 - 335 (Monday 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. , Wednesday to Friday 9 a.m. - 12 a.m)

Informtion and plan overall plan
Please communicate the following information to your group:
  • Only use the lift when necessary, otherwise use the stairs.
  • Food and drink are not allowed in the showrooms.
  • Show consideration for other visitors (moderate volume, step back to allow other people to enjoy objects and stations if necessary)
  • Freestanding objects may be touched carefully if there is no sign saying otherwise. Do not touch cordoned-off objects.
  • Photography is allowed (no tripods).
  • The display cases have historic glass panels, not safety glass. Running or bumping into and placing weight on display cases is dangerous.
Educational activities school groups can enjoy without prior booking
  • Tour with interactive stations
  • Shark alarm: virtual tour at the large display case in the shark hall (Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri: 1.30 p.m., 3.00 p.m., 4.30 p.m.)
  • Digital Planetarium: In addition to the public screening, groups can rent the whole planetarium for foreign-language fulldome shows; please  contact or for details.
  • audioguides: available at the info desk (€ 5,- per audioguides)


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For regular information about our educational activities and special programs.

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