Museum compass for families

In order to make a visit to the museum as rewarding as possible, here are some tips from the cultural intermediaries of the Technisches Museum Wien (Vienna Technical Museum):

  • Entrance 
  • Wardrobe
  • Baby changing facilities 
  • Eating and drinking 
  • If we lose sight of one another 
  • Hands-on 
  • Intermediary programme 
  • Exhibition highlights 

1. Entrance

Entrance to the Technisches Museum is free for persons below the age of 19. For adult Museum fans we recommend an Annual Ticket for only EUR 37.

2. Wardrobe

Lockers are located in the foyer. A deposit of EUR 1.- or 2.- (coins) is charged.
A photo ID must be deposited at the information counter if group lockers are required.

3. Baby changing facilities

Baby changing facilities are available in the Foyer, on Level 1 and on Level 3.
Please note that nappy changing is not permitted in the exhibition areas or the “mini” – thank you for your understanding.

4. Eating and drinking

Snacks which were brought along can be enjoyed in the foyer or in front of the banqueting hall on Level 3 – please avoid eating and drinking in the exhibition rooms or on the stairs. The Joules Bistro on Level 2 offers snacks and small menus. Please only take along beverages inside reclosable bottles to the Technisches Museum.

5. If we lose sight of one another

Suitable meeting points

  • Level 0: foyer, shop
  • Level 2: Central Hall at the Priksches Rad, Joules Bistro (Café) or the stands at the Energy Forum.
  • The museum staff at the information counter will offer assistance in case somebody gets lost.

6. Hands-on

The numerous interactive learning systems inside the museum are there to be used, touched and played with!
The exhibits, however, may not be touched.

7. Intermediary programme

  • Registration and reservation:
    Exciting tours, workshops and birthday parties for children from the age of 4 can all be booked using the "What's Up" Calendar or on the Children’s Birthday Party page.
    Please note: Children under the age of 8 taking part in the programme must be accompanied by an adult. 
  • Meeting points for booked programmes:
    Your cultural intermediary will pick you up in the foyer of the Technisches Museum.
    Exceptions:
    Guided tours of the mine: Level 2 (Energy) in front of the entrance to the mine
    High voltage presentation: Level 2 (Energy) in front of the high voltage room
    Children’s birthday party: Level 2 (Heavy Industry) in the Ideas Workshop

    Please meet up at the agreed rendezvous point!

8. Highlights for the whole family at the Technisches Museum Wien

Level 2

Power stations in the "Energy" exhibition area

Try out the energy bicycle and running wheel, lift weights and scoop water. The "Wandlerkette" (conversion chain) will take your families' breath away!

Level 3


Everyday life – directions for use
Test the volume of your voice in the yelling cabin and dance to ABBA, Elvis or a waltz in the light disco.

Level 4


Transport
Aeroplanes, oldtimers, motor cycles – this is where HP fans will find what they are looking for!

medien.welten (media worlds)
Who has the ability to read the news in the ORF studio without making any mistakes or master the 3D computer games in the virtual reality theatre?


  • © Technisches Museum Wien

    mini

    Do you like technology? Is there a small inventor inside you, waiting to get out? Then you're in the right place in "mini"! Here you can try out and touch everything, and move around a lot.
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    THE ADVENTURE AREA FOR CHILDREN AGED 2 TO 8

    mini mobil

    Indeed, due to the strong demand, the interactive area for our youngest visitors to the Museum has just been expanded. After a restructuring phase of several weeks you now have more than 600 m² of interactive space to find out all there is to know about the exciting topic of mobility.

  • © Technisches Museum Wien, Foto: Daniel Zupanc

    In motion

    The hands-on exhibition that’s an invitation to discover and try things out for yourself.
  • Online tool for free

    Riddle-Rallye in the Technical Museum

    Create your own tricky Riddle-Rallye through the Technical Museum from home! Over 640 questions and tasks across all exhibitions are waiting to be solved. Have fun!
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