Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna highlight tour

Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna highlight tour

Free cancellation
Language: English
Availability: Depending on the season
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 2 hours
Do this because
  • Enjoy a highlight tour in the Picture Gallery and Kunstkammer
  • Discover masterpieces by artists from Breugel to Rubens
  • Follow your guide and skip the line in front of the museum
What to expect

Vienna’s world-famous Kunsthistorisches Museum is an architectural marvel and a must-see for any art lover visiting Vienna. The museum was developed from the art collections of the House of Habsburg and hosts a unique collection of some of the world’s most famous painters from Raphael and Rembrandt to Vermeer and Rubens and, of course, Peter Breughel the Elder.

Skip the line and join a guided tour of two of the museum’s key exhibitions. From Peter Breughel's “Tower of Babel” to Vermeer’s “The Art of Painting” you will become acquainted with the old masters at the museum’s Picture Gallery. You will also see some of the Museum’s rarest and oddest items at the Kunstkammer exhibit, like the golden “Saliera” by Celini and the “Madonna of Krumau”.

After the tour, you are free to stay at the museum to explore the remaining exhibits, including those covering ancient Greek, Roman and Egyptian art.

The highlights included in the tour (if the artwork is not on loan or being restored, etc.):

  • Ruben’s Assumption
  • Caravaggio’s Crowning with the Thorns
  • Breughel’s Tower of Babel
  • Vermeer’s The Art of Painting
  • Albrecht Durer’s Avarice
  • Raphael’s Madonna of the Meadow
  • Rembrandt’s Self Portrait
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What's included
  • Professional tour guide
  • Skip-the-line entrance
  • Guided visit of the museums Picture Gallery and Kunstkammer
What's not included
  • Hotel pick-up or drop-off
  • Temporary exhibitions
Reduced price
  • Children and youth (0-18 years): reduced (only with valid photo ID)

Maria-Theresien-Platz, 1010 Wien

Meeting point:

Meet your guide outside the museum by the big Maria Theresa monument in the middle of Maria-Theresien-Platz. Make sure to arrive at the meeting point at least 15 minutes before tour start.

What to remember
  • The length of the tour may vary between 2 hours and 2.5 hours
  • All guests ages 0 to 18 must bring a valid photo ID to prove their age at the security check
  • Guaranteed departure with a minimum of only two people
  • Maximum group size of 15 people
  • The Tour is unfortunately not available for people with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair
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  • Please check the calendar for exact dates and times
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Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the activity begins.

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