Open again as of July 1st!


...as of July 1st, 2020, the exhibition rooms of the Theatermuseum and the Paintings Gallery of the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna will be reopened for you!

We are looking forward to seeing you again!

Read more about the upcoming tours and events in our museum.

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Open again as of July 1st!
Annual Ticket - Summer Special!

COMEBACK! 14 Months. With your Annual Ticket.

Enjoy your museum visits for an extended period without paying more: 14 months (instead of 12) for 44 Euros only! Special offer ends on 31 August 2020.

More information about the annual ticket and the summer special:

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Annual Ticket - Summer Special!
Puppet Theatre DIGITAL

Nawang Wulan


21st March is Puppet-Theatre-Day!

Discover the first film documentation of Richard Teschner's (1879–1948) Puppet Theatre from 1920. It shows the recording of his interpretation of the dramatic Indonesian legend about Nawang Wulan, the divine nymph.

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Puppet Theatre DIGITAL
Spectaculum sacrum

A Masterpiece for Devotions

The Sacred Tomb of the Monastery Zwettl


The dramatization of church space.

A documentary film

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Spectaculum sacrum
Online collection

Discover 9 Collections and the Library online!


An exquisite selection of objects from the world of the performing arts: stage models, puppet- and paper theatre, photographs, paintings, autographs, drawings, costumes, memorabilia, prints, posters and playbills.

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Online collection
Beethoven Cycle

Musick bey dem Fuersten Lobkowitz

Due to the Corona virus pandemic the events had to be postponed. Purchased tickets remain valid.

Readings and concerts at the Lobkowitz Palace on the occasion of the Beethoven Anniversary 2020
Wed, 30 September 2020, 7.30 pm
BEETHOVEN AND HIS PATRONS - an evenning with chamber music with Maria Bader-Kubizek, Ursula Kortschak, Dorothea Schönwiese, Zvi Meniker. Introducing words by Otto Biba.
Wed, 14 October 2020, 7.30 pm
HE WAS AN ARTIST, AND A HUMAN TOO - Musical reading with Johannes Krisch and Florian Krumpöck
18, 19 and 20 November 2020, 7.30 pm
SANFTWUT ODER DER OHRENMASCHINIST - EINE THEATERSONATE by Gert Jonke with Thomas Kamper, Nikolaus Kinsky und Klaus Haberl, directed by Karl Baratta

Beethoven Cycle

I’ve lived with it eye-to-eye for eighteen years now, and if ever I feel tiredness overcoming me I glance over at it,
and then I am able to go on again.

Hermann Bahr (1863-1934) on Gustav Klimt's "Nuda Veritas"

Nuda Veritas

Gustav Klimt and Hermann Bahr

On show again at the Theatermuseum from 13 February 2020.

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Bosch on stage!

Picture gallery of the Academy of Fine Arts hosted by the Theatermuseum

Due to the Corona virus pandemic the Theatermuseum is currently closed

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Prejudice is a wall, from which everybody,
who ever ran against it, withdrew with a
bleading head.

Johann Nestroy (1801-1862)
Talisman

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Anniversary

25 years Theatermuseum at Lobkowitz Palace

A publication on current research topics in the Theatermuseum's collections and departments.

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Anniversary
For the future

Sponsor one of our unique puppets!

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For the future
Online now!

Discover our Reinhardt inventory

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Online now!

I love acting. It is so much more real than life.

Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

For teachers

This is not a game!

Teaching material on Peter Handke’s dramatic works

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For teachers

Vladimir Tatlin

Zangezi

A symbiotic relationship between the dramatic abstract work by Velimir Khlebnikov and the stage design model by stage designer Vladimir Tatlin. This stage is one of the principal works of theater constructivism.

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Zipizip

Our Zipizip got a sister!

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Zipizip
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