Culture & History

Hand turning the pages of a calender

Intercultural calendar

Important holidays of the largest religious and ethnic groups and traditional holidays in Vienna. more

Shelves bearing busts at the depot Himberg

New central depot

The extensive reserve collection of Wien Museum, the City of Vienna’s history and art museum, has been transferred to a modern depot at the town of Himberg near Vienna. more

restitution petition

Restitution report

The current restitution report lists a total of 7,268 objects of art that the museums of the City of Vienna, the Wien­bibliothek (Vienna City Library), and the Jewish Museum Vienna have returned to the rightful owners. more

Vienna State Opera

150th anniversary of the Ringstrasse

Vienna’s Ring boulevard, the Ring­strasse, is one of the greatest examples of 19th century urban development. The Ring was formally in­augurated by Emperor Francis Joseph I. on 1 May 1865. more

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