The Neue Hofburg

Welcome to
the Neue Hofburg!

The youngest wing of the splendid former imperial palace is home to unique museums and world-renowned collections, making it one of the cultural highlights of Vienna.

Admire the rich, multi-facetted holdings of the Weltmuseum Wien, the spectacular Imperial Armoury, and the splendid Collection of Historical Musical Instruments. A must for everyone interested in architecture, music, history, and cultures from all over the world. 

Rooms IX to XVIII in the Collection of Early Musical Instruments will be closed from 23 April 2024 to 26 April 2024 due to maintenance work.

Fascinating
Exhibits

The Weltmuseum Wien is a place of respect and understanding for cultural diversity. 

All humans are equal, but we are not the same. The museum presents manifestations of global creativity. It builds bridges to people who live elsewhere and who have come from elsewhere to make a common future.

Location

Heldenplatz
1010 Wien

Opening times

Daily except Monday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Tuesday 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Spectacular 
Splendour

The Imperial Armoury in Vienna is an extremely diverse and valuable collection of court arms and armour. 

It holds around 3,800 objects, every one of them a work of art. The armour was created on the occasion of military campaigns, coronations, or marriages and served as a visible sign of the wearer’s status.

Location

Heldenplatz
1010 Wien

Opening times

Daily except Monday,
10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Tuesday
10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Splendid
Melodies

Art and music combine in the Collection of Historic Musical Instruments. 

The most important collection of Renaissance and Baroque instruments in the world can be found on the first floor. It holds many historical instruments played by famous musicians and composers, such as Wolfgang Amadé Mozart, and extraordinary objects from the history of music.

Location

Heldenplatz
1010 Wien

Opening times

Daily except Monday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Tuesday 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

NEUEHOFBURGWIENExplore

The new Audiotour

The House of Habsburg Tour takes you through the history of Europe’s most powerful ruling dynasty – the Habsburgs. At the Neue Hofburg, their magnificent residence they were never to move into, we present insights into the world of the emperors.

The House of Habsburg Tour ticket allows you to experience all parts of the palace with the audio-guided tour.