Vienna's Museums:
The Complete List - Part III: N to Z

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N like Naturhistorisches Museum

Naturhistorisches Museum
Burgring 7
1010 Wien

TOP: Museum of Natural History, a paradise for nerdy biologists like myself.

Nationalparkhaus Lobau
Dechantweg 8
1220 Wien

A visitor centre in the Viennese share of the Nationalpark Donauauen.

Neidhart Fresken
Tuchlauben 19
1010 Wien

A side-branch of the Wienmuseum with 13th century frescoes in a former burgher house.

Neue Burg
1010 Wien

The Neue Burg wing contains several museums: Ancient musical instruments, the arms collection and the anthropological museum. All side-branches of the Kunsthistorisches Museum.

O like Österreichische Galerie Belvedere

Österreichische Galerie Belvedere
Prinz-Eugen-Straße 27
1030 Wien

TOP: The national gallery of Austria, appropriately situated in one of the country′s finest Baroque palaces. World′s largest Klimt collection.

Österreichisches Filmmuseum
Augustinerstraße 1
1010 Wien

TOP: Collects, preserves and presents films - not what you expect from a museum.

Österreichisches Gesellschafts- und Wirtschaftsmuseum
Vogelsanggasse 36
1050 Wien

Austrian museum for social and economic affairs.

Österreichisches Museum für Volkskunde
Laudongasse 15-19
1080 Wien

Austrian museum of folk culture, situated in a (run-down) Baroque Palais.

Österreichisches Pharma- und Drogisten Museum
Währingerstraße 14
1090 Wien

Austrian Museum of drugstores and pharmacies. Another one for specialist interests.

Österreichisches Theatermuseum
Palais Lobkowitz, Lobkowitzplatz 2
1010 Wien

Austrian Theatre Museum - the country is a big place for dramas of all kinds, here is where you can learn more about it.

P like Papyrusmuseum

Papyrusmuseum der Österreichischen Nationalbibliothek
Heldenplatz - Neue Hofburg
1010 Wien

Side-branch of the national library, houses the World′s largest collection of papyri.

Pfadfindermuseum und Institut für Pfadfindergeschichte
Loeschenkohlgasse 25
1150 Wien

Museum of boyscout history - never been there, ask somebody else.

Prunksaal der Österreichischen Nationalbibliothek
Josefsplatz 1
1010 Wien

TOP: A Baroque masterpiece, the state hall of the Austrian National Library.

Q like Quartier21

MuseumsQuartier, Museumsplatz 1
1070 Wien

Various cultural institutions in the MuseumsQuartier.

R like Rauchfangkehrer-Museum

Rauchfangkehrer-Museum im Bezirksmuseum Wieden
Klagbaumgasse 4
1040 Wien

A museum for chimney sweepers, associated with the museum of the district of Wieden.

S like Schatzkammer

Hofburg, Schweizerhof
1010 Wien

TOP: The crown jewels of a fair number of European kingdoms - what the Habsburg′s gathered from the 13th to the 20th century.

Schatzkammer des Deutschen Ordens
Singerstraße 7
1010 Wien

A bizarre and very charming array of items that the Ordo Teutonico or German Order of Knights collected.

Schmetterlinghaus im Palmenhaus
1010 Wien

Butterfly house - a mix of Jugendstil and historism to house a lot of green and butterflies.

Friedrichstraße 12
1010 Wien

Once the flagship and temple of modern art in Vienna; houses temporary exhibitions and the "Beethoven Fries" by Gustav Klimt.

Sigmund Freud Museum
Berggasse 19
1090 Wien

What Freud couldn′t take to London was sold in Vienna - thus the museum is rather small.

Hanuschgasse 3 / Goethegasse 1
1010 Wien

The museum that accompanies the National Opera in Vienna. Merchandising-friendly.

T like Tabakmuseum

Tabakmuseum (Art Cult Centre)
MuseumsQuartier, Museumsplatz 1
1070 Wien
No website available

Museum dedicated to tobacco and the smoking of it.

Tanzquartier Wien
MuseumsQuartier, Museumsplatz 1
1070 Wien

A centre for contemporary dance in the MuseumsQuartier.

Technisches Museum Wien
Mariahilferstraße 212
1140 Wien

The Technical Museum of Vienna - just by Schloss Schönbrunn, recently refurbished.

U like Uhrenmuseum

Schulhof 2
1010 Wien

Museum of historic clocks - a side-branch of the Wienmuseum.

Urania Sternwarte Wien
Uraniastrasse 1
1010 Wien

The star observatory by the Donaukanal river is popular among the star aficionados of Vienna. Note also our article on the Planetarium Wien.

W like Wien Museum Karlsplatz

Wien Museum Karlsplatz
1040 Wien

TOP: The „town museum" of Vienna - great exhibition on the city′s history.

Wiener Schneekugelmuseum
Schumanng. 87
1170 Wien

Austria as kitsch-paradise: The museum of snow globes.

Wiener Schuhmuseum
Florianigasse 66
1080 Wien

The Vienna museum of shoes and shoemakers. Acquired taste, I guess…

Wiener Straßenbahnmuseum
1030 Wien

Museum of trams, clearly for people with very special interests.

MuseumsQuartier, Museumsplatz 1
1070 Wien

Information point for whatever is going on in Vienna that might appeal to children.

Z like Zeiss Planetarium

Zeiss Planetarium Wien
Oswald-Thomas-Platz 1
1020 Wien

The third destination for star aficionados - connected with Urania and Kuffner observatory.

ZOOM Kindermuseum
MuseumsQuartier, Museumsplatz 1
1070 Wien

A museum for children in the MuseumsQuartier.

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