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Upper Belvedere

Baroque Palace and most visited art museum in Austria – with highlights by Klimt, Schiele, Funke, Monet, and van Gogh.

Opening Hours and Entry
 

Museum

Daily
9 am - 6 pm
Friday
9 am - 9 pm

 

 

Shop in the Palace

(Access only with valid ticket)

Daily
9 am - 6 pm
Friday
9 am - 9 pm

 

Shop at the Ticket Center

(Access without ticket)

Daily
9 am - 6 pm
Friday
9 am - 9 pm

 

 

Eat & Drink

Menagerie

Daily
9 am - 6 pm

 

 

The exhibition room Baroque Austria is closed for renovation from September 2 to November 1, 2019. Thank you for your understanding!

 

 

Free entry with valid Culture Pass, IAA Card und ICOM Card

 
 

Single Tickets

OB

 

Klimt Ticket 

OB UB

 

Belvedere Ticket

OB UB B21

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Getting there

 

Address

Upper Belvedere
Prinz Eugen-Straße 27
1030 Vienna
Austria

Contact

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Route planner
 

Public transport

Tram D, Station „Schloss Belvedere“

Tram 18 & O, Station „Quartier Belvedere“

Train, Station „Quartier Belvedere“

Underground U1, Station „Südtiroler Platz / Hauptbahnhof“ & walkway around 15 minutes

 

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Barrier-free Visit
 

Reduced Tickets

 

Single Ticket

 

Klimt Ticket OB UB

 

Belvedere Ticket OB UB B21

 

For people with special needs and assistants

 

 

Entrance

Level access through the main entrance. Two heavy doors (102 cm wide).

 

 

Parking

There is one disabled parking space opposite the entrance at Prinz Eugen-Straße 58 (corner of Karolinengasse), 1030 Vienna.

 

Shop & Café

Disabled access via the rooms of our temporary exhibition “In-Sight”. Please ask our staff for directions.

 

 

Assistance dogs

Guide dogs and assistance dogs are welcome at the Belvedere museums.

 

 

Elevator

There are two elevators that can be accessed via a few steps; a wheelchair ramp is available.

Our staff are always happy to help. Every part of the collection can be accessed.

 

 

Toilets

There are gender-specific, disabled toilets on the first floor.

 

 

Wheelchairs

A wheelchair is available from the cloakroom for visitors with mobility access requirements. 

 

 

Belvedere Gardens

The passage through the park between the Upper and Lower Belvedere is not barrier-free.

 

 

Seating

There is some seating in the exhibition rooms. Museum stools can be borrowed at the cloak room.

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Architecture and History

The two Belvedere palaces were built in the early eighteenth century by the famous Baroque architect Johann Lucas von Hildebrandt to be used as the summer residence of Prince Eugene of Savoy (1663–1736).

The Upper Belvedere was finished in 1723 and used for purpose of prestige and display before the eventful history started. It was one of the first Public Museum, an imperial residence and here in 1955 the Austrian State Treaty was signed. Today the Upper Belvedere is the most visited art museum in Austria – with highlights by Klimt, Schiele, Funke, Monet, and van Gogh.

 

More about the history

More about the architecture

 

360° Panoramic view Sala Terrena

 

360° Panoramic view Grand Staircase

 

 

360° Panoramic view Marble Hall

 

360° Panoramic view Balcony

 

360° Panoramic view Octagon

 

360° Panoramic view Chapel

 

360° Panoramic view Carlone Hall

 

 

 

House Rules

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

Avoid waiting times

It is busiest between 11 am and 2 pm. We know how frustrating long waits can be and therefore advise you to plan your visit at an off-peak time. The Upper Belvedere opens at 9 am and on Fridays stays open until 9 pm.

 

 

Seating / Wheelchairs

There is some seating in the exhibition rooms. A wheelchair is available for visitors with mobility access requirements.

 

 

Visitors with children

  • It is our pleasure to welcome adults, youths and children to our museum.
  • Parents and guardians are responsible for the behaviour of children and youths.
 

Cloakrooms

  • It is not allowed to enter the museum with outer wear and bulky items such as umbrellas, rucksacks, travel bags and other bulky items. All such items may be deposited at the cloakroom. 
  • There are lockers (free of charge).
  • It is not possible to deposit suitcases. 

 

 

Audio guides

In the Upper Belvedere Audio guides are available in: German, English, French, Italian, Russian, Japanese, Korean, Spanish.

Upper Belvedere: 
Audio-guide desk by the cloakroom
Rental fee: € 5,00

Austrian sign language multimedia guide
Rental fee: € 2,00

Lower Belvedere: Audio-guide desk by the ticket desk
Rental fee: € 4,00

Combi Upper Belvedere & Lower Belvedere:
Rental fee: € 7,00

 

 

Lost property

Lost property can be collected at the cloakroom ,valuables at the security office. 

 

 

Photography

  • Photographing and filming in the museum is allowed for private, non-commercial purposes, without the use of flash, tripods or selfie-sticks, as long as the integrity of the exhibits is guaranteed.
  • Excluded from this are rooms,
    exhibitions or individual exhibits marked as having a ban on photography. 
  • You can apply for a permit to film or take photos for academic or reporting purposes from our communications department.

 

 

Eat & Drink

It is forbidden to carry and consume food and beverages in any of our exhibition rooms. Our museum cafés offer a rich variety of food and drinks. 

 

 

In the Exhibition Rooms

  • It is not allowed to touch or in any other way cause damage to exhibits.
  • We kindly ask you to refrain from using your mobile phone or talking loudly in the exhibition rooms to avoid disturbing other visitors. 
  • Smoking is not allowed anywhere in the museum.
  • Animals (except guide dogs) are not allowed to be taken into the museum.

 

 

House Rules

On entering the museum building, every visitor acknowledges and accepts the house rules as well as regulations regarding safety and security.