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Raffael. Gold & SilkThe great exhibition this fall.

Vitrine EXTRA #3

exciting – fulfilling – startling
6 October 2023 to
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23 June 2023 to
16 January 2024
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28 January 2024
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Upcoming Events

Tip: Tapestry workshop (in German language) on December 8 & January 5 in the Atelier of  the Kunsthistorisches Museums

Fancy creating a textile mural?

You can expect: high-quality materials, great weaving frames and lots of tips on how to make the journey from design to finished art object a success!

Buy your workshop ticket now! (in German language)


Thursday, December 21, 2023, 7 p.m.

Concert  Klingende Kunst im KHM

The Opernstudio of the Volksoper Wien is guest at our event series Donnerstagabend im Museum. Be inspired by art and music alike!!

You can find more information and tickets here.


Raffael. Gold & Silk

Commissioned by Pope Leo X, Raphael designed the famous Acts of the Apostles series for the Sistine Chapel in Rome. With these works he sets significant impulses for Flemish tapestry art. Experience unique Renaissance artworks based on designs by the Italian genius and the rarely shown series of Deadly Sins by Pieter Coecke van Aelst in the exhibition. Immerse yourself in the fascinating world of monumental tapestries made of gold and silk.

Raffael. Gold & Silk. can be visited until 14 January 2024.

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Digital Museum

Use our online collection to discover the museum's treasures online.

We also offer a virtual 3D tour of the Titian Room in our Picture Gallery via the Discover Culture digital platform, entitled The Imperial Titian Collection.

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Research project CROWN

The Imperial Crown is one of the greatest treasures that the Imperial Treasury is allowed to house. A major research project is dedicated to the investigation of the materiality, technology and state of preservation of the Vienna Imperial Crown - learn more about the research project!

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Heraus Mit der Sprache!

The Erasmus+ project combines language didactics and art education: Together with the University of Duisburg-Essen, we have developed learning and teaching materials for students between the ages of 10 and 12. They support young visitors in discovering the museum as a place of learning and experiencing it with all their senses.

Fruit & Floral Details inspired by Raphael Tapestries

"Tower of Babel"
Pieter Bruegel the Elder

"The School of Athens"

From the Museum shop
Surprise yourself or your loved ones with highlights from our range.

Discover masterpieces for your home and get inspired by our new designs from the store here.

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Become an art patron and help us to preserve, restore and research your favourite artworks in the museum!

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Nautilus shell, 16th century

Tournament book Maximilian I, 1459-1519

Ushabti, Ancient Egyptian, 1372-1355 B.C.

A tour through the museum

Our new app tour "A Snowball's Chance?!” follows the tracks of climate crisis and is now available for kids and adults, so visitors of different age can get to know the museum and learn new things. Here you can discover further offers for families.

Bruegel –
Once in a lifetime

In 2018, the Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna hosted an unprecedented event: around half of all extant works by Pieter Bruegel the Elder were on show in the exhibition Bruegel – Once in a Lifetime. This amazing gathering of masterpieces was a small miracle – which you can enjoy during a digital visit.

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