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The Austrian National Library is home to four remarkable museums. Examine ancient scrolls in the Papyrus Museum, learn the universal language in the Esperanto Museum or see how the early merchants plotted their discoveries in the world’s only Globe Museum. If you read German you’ll have plenty of reading material, with the extensive collection of the State Hall containing millions of items. Music lovers can browse one of the world’s largest collections of sheet music.
The Austrian National Library was built in 1722 in a wing of the Hofburg Palace. The grandiose Baroque structure also served as a winter residence for the ruling Hapsburg family. Over the years its collection has grown to be one of the largest in Europe.
Stroll around the Globe Museum with hundreds of celestial, terrestrial, lunar and planetary globes. See mapping instruments, most from before 1850, and note how cartography has advanced over the years. Don’t miss the two Venetian globes, each with a diameter of over three feet (one meter).
Browse ancient scripts in the Papyrus Museum, which is the largest collection of its kind in the world. Scrolls from as far back as the 15th century BC are on display here, as well as numerous silver and gold items and stone tablets engraved with inscriptions.
Music lovers can browse the first printings of scores by some of classical music’s greats, while lovers of literature will enjoy a section of the library dedicated to rare books. If you have an interest in languages, the Esperanto Museum holds fascinating material relating to linguistic experiments.
The Austrian National Library, in the Hofburg Palace, is located in the city center and is open daily until the early evening. Adults 19 and older pay an admission fee to the State Hall or the three museums. You can purchase an alternative combination ticket for the State Hall, Globe Museum, Esperanto Museum and Papyrus Museum for a reduced combined fee. Tours of the various collections as well as the building itself are available at a small charge.
Located in Innere Stadt, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Spanish Riding School, Hofburg Imperial Palace, and Burgtheater. St. Stephen's Cathedral and Vienna State Opera are also within 15 minutes. Herrengasse U-Bahn is only a 2-minute walk and Schottentor U-Bahn is 7 minutes.
This hotel is located in Vienna (Leopoldstadt), close to Urania, Schwedenplatz, and Stephansplatz. Also nearby are Wiener Prater and Hofburg Imperial Palace. Taborstraße U-Bahn is only a 3-minute walk and Nestroyplatz U-Bahn is 7 minutes.
This family-friendly Vienna hotel is located in the historical district, within a 10-minute walk of Vienna City Hall Area, Burgtheater, and University of Vienna. Austrian Parliament Building and Spanish Riding School are also within 15 minutes. Schottentor U-Bahn is only a 2-minute walk and Schottenring U-Bahn is 8 minutes.
Located in Innere Stadt, this luxury hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Musikverein and Vienna State Opera. St. Charle's Church and Spanish Riding School are also within 15 minutes. Karlsplatz U-Bahn is only a 3-minute walk and Resselgasse Station is 8 minutes.
Located in Neubau, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Volkstheater, Leopold Museum, and Museumsquartier. Museum of Natural History and Museum of Art History are also within 10 minutes. Volkstheater U-Bahn is only a 4-minute walk and Museumsquartier U-Bahn is 8 minutes.
Located in Innere Stadt, this luxury hotel is steps from Kaerntner Strasse and Musikverein. Vienna State Opera and Albertina are also within 10 minutes. Karlsplatz U-Bahn is only a 3-minute walk and Resselgasse Station is 7 minutes.
Located in Innere Stadt, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Kaerntner Strasse, Albertina, and Vienna State Opera. Spanish Riding School and St. Stephen's Cathedral are also within 10 minutes. Karlsplatz U-Bahn is 6 minutes by foot and Stephansplatz U-Bahn is 6 minutes.
Located in Innere Stadt, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Vienna City Hall Area, Burgtheater, and Austrian Parliament Building. University of Vienna and Rathaus are also within 10 minutes. Schottentor U-Bahn is only a 2-minute walk and Herrengasse U-Bahn is 7 minutes.