Sisi Museum Hofburg


Free entry to collections and exhibitions in Hofburg Palace*

Normal Ticket Price: Adult: €17,50; Child: €11,00

*including Imperial Apartments, Sisi Museum


Free entry to collections and exhibitions in Hofburg Palace*

Normal Ticket Price: Adult: €17,50; Child: €11,00

*including Imperial Apartments, Sisi Museum


There is no priority admission to the Sisi Museum. You will receive your free ticket with a fixed admission time at the ticket counter in the Sisi Museum!

The Hofburg Palace is a must-see when visiting Vienna. The power-house of the Austrian empire, it holds a wealth of rich culture and history waiting to be explored. The Habsburg emperors built their imperial forum into one of the most lavish locations and now it stands as the official seat of the Austrian President. With a variety of museums such as the Imperial Treasury Vienna, art galleries and prestigious collections, there is plenty to be discovered.


  • The Imperial Apartments
  • Sisi Museum


Please note that the Sisi Museum is one of the most popular museums in Vienna and is particularly busy during peak travel times and on public holidays. Please buy your free admission ticket for the museum at the ticket counter in the morning (from 9:00 am). With your ticket you will be allocated an exact entry time at which you can start your tour of the Sisi Museum. If admission is not possible on the same day for capacity reasons, you will be issued a ticket with a fixed admission time for the following day. If you are planning your first visit to the Sisi Museum with the Vienna PASS, please note that your Vienna PASS will be activated by scanning and the validity period of the pass will begin, even if your time slot for the visit is only valid for the following day. Please take this into account when planning your trip!

Did you know:

- The Hofburg Palace was originally a fortified castle which dates back to the 13th century

- The ‘city within a city’ now encompasses 240,000m², consisting of 18 wings, 19 courtyards and over 2,600 rooms

- The imperial wine cellar used to be housed in the basement covering three floors


Visitors are invited to learn about the legendary Empress Sisi (Elisabeth) through a dedicated museum to her life, examining her true character and habits. With over 300 personal items, discover the true story of this legendary Empress from the clothes she wore, her poetry, her beauty recipes and even an insight into her imperial carriage. On special occasions, unique objects like a milk tooth and her christening robes are also on display for visitors to see.

Hofburg Palace is a sprawling hub of imperial power and was home to the Habsburgs for over 600 years. Each member of the family had their own apartments or suites in one of the many wings. Each apartment was lavishly decorated in the Empire, baroque and Rococo style. Let yourself be taken back in time as you journey through this imperial palace and home and marvel at the splendour of the Austrian monarchy.

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Monday09:00 - 17:30
Tuesday09:00 - 17:30
Wednesday09:00 - 17:30
Thursday09:00 - 17:30
Friday09:00 - 17:30
Saturday09:00 - 17:30
Sunday09:00 - 17:30

Last Admission: 1 hour before closing


Metro:U3 Herrengasse
Tram:1, 2, 71, D Burgring
Bus: 1A, 2A Hofburg

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Route: Blue Line / Yellow Line / Red Line
Bus Stop: Kunsthistorisches Museum


Hofburg Michaelerkuppel, 1010  Vienna
Phone: +43 1 533 75 70

Just one more step to your Vienna sightseeing tour
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