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Jewish Museum

Jewish Museum

Sun-Fri 10am-6pm
Dorotheergasse 11, Vienna, Austria, 1010

The basics

Highlights of the museum include displays that explain Jewish culture and traditions, such as what a kosher kitchen looks like and how holidays and milestones are celebrated. The upper floor is home to a remarkable collection of ceremonial art. Explore Vienna’s Jewish Museum at your own pace on a hop-on-hop-off bus tour or enjoy free entry with a Vienna Flexipass. Take a deep dive into the community’s culture on a Jewish Vienna walking or horse-drawn carriage tour, which typically combine the museum with the Jewish Textile Quarter, Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial, and a number of WWII-related Jewish sites.

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Vienna Sightseeing Flexi Pass
Vienna Sightseeing Flexi Pass
$48.85 per adult
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Flexi pass is useful choice for few visits in Vienna
I bought the flexi pass with 4 visits for 2 people. We used it to visit Albertina (fabulous), used the 24-hour hop on hop off buses and the 3 routes blue, red and yellow (very useful) , the Natural History Museum (it was nice) and the Schnonbrunn Palace (the garden was amazing). This card is advantageous if you want to visit a few places and reduce the cost (~ 30-35% less).
Maria_C, Sep 2021

Things to know before you go

  • The museum focuses on the overall history and culture of the Jewish community, though parents of young children should be aware that there is some discussion of the WWII deportations and the Holocaust.
  • A café and gift shop are located on the museum’s ground floor.
  • Tickets include admission to the Jüdisches Museum Wien and the Museum Judenplatz within four days after purchase.
  • The museum is fully accessible to travelers with wheelchairs and strollers.
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How to get there

Vienna’s Jewish Museum is located at Dorotheergasse 11 inside the Palais Eskeles, not far from the MuseumsQuartier, Hofburg, and other top sights. Take the metro lines 1 or 3 to the Stephansplatz stop.

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When to get there

Both the Jewish Museum and Museum Judenplatz are closed on Saturday to observe the Jewish sabbath. The museum can be quite crowded on Sundays, so stop by during the week to take in the collection without throngs of visitors. The museum regularly hosts temporary exhibitions; check the schedule on the museum website.

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Vienna’s Jewish History

Vienna’s history is intricately linked to Judaism, meaning that the city has a wealth of Jewish attractions. Top picks include the Viktor Frankl Museum, dedicated to the renowned author of Man’s Search for Meaning; the Jewish City Temple, the only one of 94 synagogues to survive the November pogroms of 1938; and the Jewish cemetery on Seegasse, home to 500-year-old headstones.

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Frequently Asked Questions
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