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Leopold Museum – what to expect, tickets, prices, timings

If you are a true artist strolling the streets of Vienna, the Leopold Museum, one of the largest collections of modern Austrian art, is worth visiting.

The Leopold Museum is a unique museum dedicated to Viennese Jugendstil, Wiener Werkstätte, and Expressionism.

The city’s most notable cultural sector is the MuseumsQuartier, which holds the world’s largest Egon Schiele collection and masterworks by Secession founder Gustav Klimt.

This article shares everything you need to know before you book your Leopold Museum tickets.

What to expect

The Leopold Museum is a unique treasure house of Viennese Jugendstil, the Wiener Werkstätte, and Expressionism.

Museum Leopold holds over 8300 pieces of art and a mind-blowing collection of paintings. 

Classics by Egon Schiele, Gustav Klimt, Oskar Kokoschka, and Richard Gerstl are on display.

Attersee, Death and Life, Lakeside Road near Gmunden, Totentanz, Self-Portrait with Splayed Fingers, and other significant paintings are on exhibit.

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Where to book tickets

You can buy Leopold Museum tickets at the attraction or online.

Online ticket prices tend to be cheaper than tickets at the venue.

When you buy online, you can avoid the long queues at the attraction’s ticket counters.

Because Leopold Museum sells a limited number of tickets, they may sell out during peak days.

So booking early helps avoid last-minute disappointment.

How do online tickets work

Go to the Leopold Museum ticket booking page, select a date and number of tickets, and buy them immediately.

Tickets get delivered to your email address after the purchase.

There is no need to get printouts of the ticket.

You can show the e-ticket on your smartphone at the entrance of the attraction.

Leopold Museum ticket prices

Leopold Museum tickets cost €15 for visitors above 19 years.

Children between eight and 18 years get a massive discount of €13 and pay only €2 for their entry.

Kids aged seven and below can enter for free.

Reduced tickets are available for seniors above 65 years, students between 19 and 26 (with a valid ID) at €11.

Leopold Museum tickets

This ticket is known as ‘Skip The Line ticket’ or ‘fast track ticket’ because you can walk past the lines at the ticket counter and enter the museum immediately.

Besides the museum, this ticket also gives you access to the permanent exhibitions, and temporary exhibitions.

Adult ticket (19+ years): €15
Youth ticket (8 to 18 years): €2
Student ticket (19 to 26 years): €11
Senior Citizens ticket (65+ years): €11
Child ticket (up to 7 years): Free

Combo tickets

Combo tickets are a great way to get exciting discounts.

There are a few iconic tourist attractions near the Leopold Museum, some of which are within 15 minutes by car, and combo tickets can help you visit them all by booking just once!

You can buy Leopold Museum Vienna tickets in combination with tickets for Kunsthistorisches Museum, Belvedere Palace, and Albertina Museum.

Combo tickets are ideal for large families, groups or those on a budget holiday.

Kunsthistorisches Museum + Leopold Museum

Kunsthistorisches Museum + Leopold Museum
Image: Leopoldmuseum.org, Khm.at

A combined ticket to the Kunsthistorisches Museum and the Leopold Museum will enhance your experience.

Get closer to the masterpieces by Caravaggio, Titian, Peter Paul Rubens, and more with a single ticket. 

Enjoy the world’s largest artwork by Dutch painter Pieter Bruegel the Elder from the 16th century.

From Tuesday to Friday, the Museum opens at 10 am and closes at 6 pm, but the closing time for Thursday is 9 pm. 

Ticket Cost: €48
Discount: 5%

Leopold Museum + Belvedere Palace

Leopold Museum + Belvedere Palace
Image: Leopoldmuseum.org, thepalacebelvedere.com

Pick a combined ticket to the Leopold Museum and Belvedere Palace and immerse yourself in a world of luxurious Baroque magnificence.

For culture enthusiasts seeking the beauty of Vienna, Belvedere Palace is a must-see.

Belvedere Palace is just 8 minutes away by car, so don’t wait for your next trip. 

Ticket Cost: €30
Discount: 5%

Albertina Museum + Leopold Museum

Albertina Museum + Leopold Museum
Image: Leopoldmuseum.org, Albertina.at

The Albertina is housed in the largest of the Habsburgs’ private palaces and holds the world’s greatest and most valuable collection of graphics. 

You can experience Monet to Picasso, 20 spectacular staterooms, the permanent Batliner Collection, and more with this combo ticket!

Discover the exquisite art and imperial splendor of the Habsburgs by purchasing a combo ticket “Albertina Museum + Leopold Museum.”

Ticket Cost: €34

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How to reach Leopold Museum

Address: Museumsplatz 1, 1070 Wien, Austria. Get Directions

You can reach Leopold Museum via both public and private transport. 

By Subway

You can take the U3 line to Volkstheater station, a 5-minute walk from Leopold Museum. 

By Tram

Tram is another mode of transportation that will take you to the Leopold Museum. You can take Tram lines 1, 2, and D to Dr.-Karl-Renner-Ring, a 9-minute walk from Leopold Museum. 

By Bus

Multiple buses can help you get down to the Leopold Museum. You can take 13A and 48A buses to St. Ulrichs Platz, which is 550 meters away from the Museum. 

One can also take the same bus to Volkstheater U, which is 450 meters away from the attraction. 

Visitors can also take the 48A bus from Kellermanngasse to Leopold Museum, which is just at a distance of 800 meters. 

By Car

If you’re driving, you can turn on your Google Maps.

We advise parking your car in the garage next to MuseumsQuartier’s main entrance. 

The parking spaces are open throughout the day.

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Opening hours Leopold Museum

Leopold Museum opens at 10 am every day of the week, except Tuesdays.

The museum’s closing time throughout the week is at 6 pm.

The best part is that the museum remains open even on public holidays.

How long does Leopold Museum take

It takes 2 to 3 hours to explore the Leopold Museum.

If you wish to eat or drink something at Leopold Cafe, you can expect your stay to extend by an hour more. 

Best time to visit Leopold Museum

The best time to visit the Leopold Museum is as soon as it opens at 10 am.

When you arrive early, you beat the crowd and can devote more time to exploring the exhibits. 

There will be fewer tourists and fewer people in your photos.

Where to eat at Leopold Museum

Only one cafe named “Cafe Leopold” is on level 2 of the Leopold Museum.

The cafe is accessible from the outside, so having a museum ticket to visit the restaurant is not mandatory.

Café Leopold serves a distinct blend of Asian and other International cuisines, supplemented by regional classics.

The open-air café beside the MQ main square’s water basin welcomes visitors to linger during the summer.

The cafe runs throughout the week from 10 am to 12 pm.


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