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The Albertina is home to one of the finest art galleries in Vienna, and is now home to two collections of Impressionist and early-20th-century art, including works by Monet, Picasso, Marc Chagall, Magritte, and many more! Visitors will also be able to enjoy temporary exhibitions of photography and architecture, plus they can explore the preserved State Rooms of the Habsburg aristocrats who used to live in the building. Lines can get long in the peak tourist season, so book ahead to avoid disappointment!
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Vienna Albertina Museum Entrance Ticket

The Albertina is home to one of the world's largest and most valuable collections of graphic art. This collection, founded in 1776 by Prince Albert of Saxe-Teschen, now includes ca. 65,000 drawings and around one million printed graphic works on paper from all the major artistic periods from late Gothic to contemporary: from Dürer and Michelangelo to Rubens and Rembrandt, and from Klimt, Schiele, and Monet to Picasso, Warhol, and Kiefer.
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Vienna Pass

Combine your visit with trips to several of Vienna’s other attractions and save money when you buy a Vienna Pass!
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Vienna PASS: 1, 2, 3, or 6 Days of Sightseeing

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The Vienna PASS is an all-inclusive sightseeing card that gives you the opportunity to experience the many faces of Vienna. You’ll get free admission to many attractions, skip-the-line entry, unlimited hop-on hop-off bus rides, and plenty of discounts.
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Vienna: Flexipass for 3, 4 or 5 Top Sights

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Discover Vienna's capital in a relaxing and flexible way. Visit 3, 4 or 5 of Vienna's most famous attractions following a program according to your personal interests.
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Vienna Pass Sightseeing City Card with Free Entry to 60+ Top Attractions

Vienna PASS is your key to an unforgettable experience in Vienna! Enjoy free access to the city's top attractions including Schonbrunn Palace, Hop on Hop off bus tours and you can also choose to add a Vienna Travel Card for a get greater value! Your Vienna pass includes free entry to over 60 of the city's top sites and attractions, a hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus tour, fast-track entry to some of the city's attractions and a comprehensive guidebook. You may also opt for an additional travel card that gives you unlimited access to Vienna's public transportation system.

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Tickets for the Albertina Exhibitions and Staterooms

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Experience the permanent exhibition of Monet-Picasso: the only nonstop display of Modernist art in Austria. Explore the Habsburg state apartments as well as the Albertina’s diverse selection of exhibitions.
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Vienna Supreme Concerts at Albertina Museum

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Experience Vienna through its fascinating classical music with a concert at Albertina Museum.
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Top Tips

1. If you’re considering seeing lots of Vienna’s top attractions and museums, you might be interested in the Vienna Pass! If you decide to go for it, it includes the entrance fee for the Albertina, so you can breeze past the lines of people waiting to get in.
Albertina | Photo: Flickr, Sandor Somkuti - CC BY-SA 2.0
2. Consider picking up an audio guide for an additional fee of €4. The quality of the recording is very good, and the content doesn’t tend to overlap with the short written texts next to certain pieces of art. Texts are provided in English and German, the audio guide is available in English, German, Italian, and Russian.
Keith Haring. The Alphabet | Photo: Flickr, Heinz Bunse - CC BY-SA 2.0
3. Lines to buy tickets on the day can stretch all the way down the steps at the front of the building, especially during rainy days in spring and summer, so buy your tickets in advance to skip the queue!
4. Make sure to pause outside the entrance of the museum, which is on top of a surviving part of the city fortifications, to get a great photo of the Vienna Opera and the Hotel Sacher. It’s particularly lovely as the sun sets!

Frequently Asked Questions

What’s there to see at the Albertina?

The permanent collection of the Albertina is home to works of art by modern and contemporary painters and sculptures, from Monet and Degas to Picasso, Magritte, Miró, and Giacometti. It’s also home to drawings and sketches by Dürer, Michelangelo, Raphael, and famous Austrian artists Egon Schiele and Gustav Klimt. There are also exhibitions on photography and architecture, plus temporary exhibits on a variety of themes. Aside from the artworks in the gallery, guests can explore the sumptuous State Rooms which were once home to Habsburg Archdukes and Archduchesses.

Why is it called the Albertina?

The name of the Albertina was officially given to the building in 1921, after the building and its art collection were given to the Republic of Austria after the dissolution of the Austrian-Hungarian Empire and its monarchy. The collection is named after Duke Albert of Sachsen-Teschen who both lived in the building and was gifted a large part of the collection by a Genoese count in 1776. He developed the collection to trace the development of European art from the late Middle Ages onwards, and at the time of his death in 1822 the collection was made up of 14,000 drawings and around 200,000 graphic art prints. While the majority of guests enjoy the recent additions of Impressionist and modern art, it’s the collection of sketches and prints that really forms the foundation of the gallery.

Can I take photographs?

Photography for personal use is permitted throughout the Albertina, though visitors are asked not to use flash, tripods, or selfie-sticks. This might not apply to all exhibitions, there will be signs if photography isn’t allowed in a particular room of the gallery. If you want to take photographs or film for commercial reasons, please contact the gallery to discuss permission. Please note that you’re not allowed to take calls on mobile phones in the exhibition areas - if you do need to answer then you’ll be asked to move to the corridor to avoid disturbing other visitors.

Can I sketch in the gallery?

Guests are allowed to draw using a pencil and a pad of paper only (maximum A4 size) as long as the museum is not too crowded. Visitors are asked not to bring other materials into the exhibition halls, and not to sit or lie down on the floor to sketch as it interrupts the flow of other visitors moving through the gallery.

How long will a visit to the Albertina take?

It depends on how interested you are in all the different art forms on display. If you’re only interested in the main collection of paintings, sculptures, and sketches you can breeze through the museum in less than 2 hours. If you also want to see the photography and architecture exhibits, plus any temporary exhibits, you could spend up to 4 hours inside.

General Information

Opening Hours:

The Albertina is open daily from 10 am to 6 pm. On Wednesdays and Fridays, the museum is open late and closes at 9 pm.


Tickets cost €16 for adults, €11 for visitors aged under 26 or over 65, €7 for disabled visitors, and €6 for adults who are accompanying children attending special programs. Children under the age of 19 can enter free of charge, but those aged under 14 need to be accompanied by an adult.


Albertinaplatz 1
1010 Vienna

How to get there:

The Albertina Museum is a short walk from the U-Bahn stations Karlsplatz (U1, U2, and U4) and Stepansplatz (U3). It can also be reached via tram lines 1, 2, D, 62, 71, or the Lokalbahn to Baden, all of which stop at the station Kärnter Ring/Oper. Public bus number 2A also stops at the Albertina.


Free WiFi is available throughout the museum, and the museum encourages guests to share their experiences on social media by tagging them @AlbertinaMuseum or via the hashtag #AlbertinaMuseum.


A cloakroom is available for a charge on the same floor as the entrance, or free lockers are available on floor -1. Guests are asked to leave all backpacks, bags and coats in either the locker or the cloakroom before entering. Small bags may be carried inside the gallery but must be hung over the shoulder.


Members of security staff are on hand throughout the exhibits to ensure that guests have safely stored their bags and coats, and to ensure that the artworks are not damaged. They are happy to answer visitor’s questions and give you directions to the rooms you want to see.


Accessible parking is available on Albertinaplatz. All public areas of the museum can be accessed by wheelchair users. Wheelchairs, walking aids, and audio induction loops are available to be borrowed from the main cloakroom with an ID card left as a deposit. Certified assistance dogs are allowed in the museum, owners are requested to bring the dog’s identification documents and to contact the museum in advance for as smooth a visit as possible. Sign language tours are available, contact the museum for more information.
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