Otto Wagner Pavillon Karlsplatz Tours and Activities
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The lovely green, gold and white-marble pavilion on Vienna’s Karlsplatz has finally found a new purpose in life; designed by Otto Wagner in 1897 as part of the city’s new train station, it has now become the permanent home to an exhibition on the life of this extraordinary, forward-thinking Art Nouveau architect. The revamped interior of the Otto Wagner Pavillion Karlsplatz presents a detailed look at Wagner’s architectural legacy to Vienna, including churches and private houses as well as the Russian Embassy, which he completed in 1886. The museum also acts as a springboard to other Wagner-related sites around the city, such as his monumental Post Office Savings Bank on the palatial Ringstrasse.
Open Apr–Oct Tue–Sun 10am–6pm. Admission adults €4, seniors & students €3, free aged 18 or under, free first Sun of month. Combined ticket with Wien Museum Karlsplatz, €8. Metro U1, U2, U4 to Karlsplatz.
Address: Karlsplatz, Vienna, Austria
Hours: Open Apr–Oct Tue–Sun 10am–6pm
Admission: Adults €4
4 Tours and Activities to Experience Otto Wagner Pavillon Karlsplatz
Discover the Art Nouveau designs that weave through Vienna’s architecture with a 3-hour tour of the city’s turn-of-the-century metro stations and buildings. Learn about the origins of iconic landmarks and the architects that created them; stroll from the pavilion at Karlsplatz to the historic Stadtpark station and Kettenbrücke station. Pause to take in the gilded dome of the Secession building, and learn the design philosophy behind a pair of apartment houses. Finish your walking tour by visiting two final stations, including a gem-like royal station built just for the Emperor.
Price varies by group size
Price varies by group size
Book your Vienna Pass before you travel and save sightseeing time when you’re out and about in the Austrian capital. With a range of durations from one to six days, the pass gives you entry to some 60 attractions within your chosen time scale. Select your pass online, then plan out your visit to include sights such as the Giant Ferris Wheel and Schönbrunn Palace. Even better: You can use an included hop-on hop-off bus to get around town.
Taking safety measures
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Explore Vienna’s Art Nouveau design with a personal, expert guide on a 3-hour, private walking tour of metro stations and architecture. Enjoy the flexibility of a private tour as you discover the stories behind the buildings and monuments. Walk from the elegant pavilion at Karlsplatz to a series of Art Nouveau stations, and pause to visit a groundbreaking art museum and two apartment houses designed by Otto Wagner. Finish your tour at a pair of beautiful metro stations, including a tiny stop built just for the Emperor.
On this specialty-themed walking tour, you’ll learn the ins and outs of two of Austria’s most prominent arts movements. Discover Vienna’s most popular Art Nouveau and Baroque landmarks, from the 18th-century church of Karlskirche to the elegant Otto Wagner metro station. Tours include skip-the-line access to the Upper Belvedere for a peek at Gustav Klimt’s “The Kiss.”
Frequently Asked Questions
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What are Otto Wagner Pavillon Karlsplatz hours of operation?
Otto Wagner Pavillon Karlsplatz hours of operation: Open Apr–Oct Tue–Sun 10am–6pm. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
What's the best way to experience Otto Wagner Pavillon Karlsplatz?
The best ways to experience Otto Wagner Pavillon Karlsplatz are:
- Small Group 3-hour History Tour of Vienna Art Nouveau: Otto Wagner and the City Trains
- Vienna Pass Including Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Ticket
- Private 3-hour History Tour of Vienna Art Nouveau: Otto Wagner and the City Trains
- Klimt's Kisses from Vienna a Private Expert-Walk from Baroque to Art Nouveau
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