If clothes make the person, headwear is the most visible sign of identity. “A Tip of the Hat” narrates a rich and multi-faceted social history of the covered head.
Drawing on countless examples from the nineteenth century through today, the “Sex in Vienna” exhibition relates how the struggle over prohibition and freedom continues to leave its mark on every sexual encounter.
A gifted draftsman, Rudolf Weiss was one of Otto Wagner’s last students. The exhibition presents Weiss’s little-known but visionary designs.
Recent excavations of the Rochus Market offer exciting new insights into the history of Vienna, documenting the first tangible evidence of an encounter between Romans and Celts in our latitudes.
News from the Wien Museum
Vienna’s fin-de-siècle forms the backdrop for the prodigious career of Vienna’s pioneering modernist architect and city planner. A mere minute away from the Wien Museum Karlsplatz!
The Hermesvilla will be closed from 22-29 August 2016 due to filming. We appreciate your understanding.
The Wien Museum provides downloadable material (information brochures in PDF format) in English. Info in Japanese is available for the composers' residences.
The Römermuseum will be closed from 30 August to 1 September 2016 due to renovation. We appreciate your understanding.