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Escape into death

The International Holocaust Remembrance Day commemorates the more than 1,000 persecuted Viennese Jewish women and men who fled to their deaths by taking their own lives before they could be annihilated by the National Socialists.
26. January 2023 | Jüdisches Museum Wien
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Not blind in any eye. Karl Pfeifer (1928-2023)

The Jewish Museum Vienna mourns the death of Karl Pfeifer.
16. January 2023 | Gabriele Kohlbauer-Fritz
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Lueger’s lies

At Dr.-Karl-Lueger-Platz in Vienna’s 1st district, the installation Lueger Temporary was made available to the public in October 2022. The Jewish Museum Vienna participates by attaching ten selected quotes.
28. November 2022 | Barbara Staudinger
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Jewish Museum Vienna receives the artwork "Endsieger sind dennoch wir"

The FRIENDS of the Jewish Museum Vienna have purchased the artwork Endsieger sind dennoch wir (We Are the Ultimate Winners Nevertheless) by the Viennese artists Sophie Lillie and Arye Wachsmuth for the museum’s collection.
24. November 2022 | Jüdisches Museum Wien
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Jewish museums matter!

Congratulations to the Jewish Museum Hohenems, which has received this year’s Austrian Museum Prize!
12. September 2022 | Barbara Staudinger
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In memory of Lily Renée (1921–2022)

More than 101 years ago, Lily Renée, later celebrated as a pioneer of female comics artists, was born as Lily Renée Willheim in Vienna. She passed away in New York on August 24 of this year.
29. August 2022 | Sabine Apostolo & Michael Freund
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Awarding of the Austrian Ecolabel to the Jewish Museum Vienna

The Jewish Museum Vienna has been awarded the Austrian Ecolabel in the Green Museums category.
28. July 2022 | Jüdisches Museum Wien
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Annual ticket offer in July!

Buy our annual ticket for € 28,-. Only until July, 31!
01. July 2022 | Jewish Museum Vienna
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Jewish Museum Vienna awards the Max and Trude Berger Prize

The Jewish Museum Vienna awarded the Max and Trude Berger Prize for outstanding services to the museum. The winners are Christiane Wenckheim, Erwin Javor, Chief Rabbi Paul Chaim Eisenberg and the Brauer family.
28. March 2022 | Jüdisches Museum Wien
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Free entry to the museum for people from Ukraine

With a Ukrainian passport or a corresponding Ukrainian travel document, all affected persons receive free museum tickets.
24. March 2022 | Jüdisches Museum Wien
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Nomination for the European Museum of the Year Award

We are very pleased to be nominated for the European Museum of the Year Award (EMYA) 2022!
08. February 2022 | Jewish Museum Vienna
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Brigitte Kowanz (1957-2022)

The Jewish Museum Vienna mourns the passing of Brigitte Kowanz.
31. January 2022 | Danielle Spera
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Jewish Museum Vienna receives restituted masterpiece of Viennese Romanticism as a gift

The restituted drawing Bildnis eines vornehmen Herren was donated to the Jewish Museum Vienna.
21. January 2022 | Jüdisches Museum Wien
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We are open as of December 12!

As of Sunday, December 12, the Jewish Museum Vienna opens again.
09. December 2021 | Jewish Museum Vienna
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Chrismukkah annual ticket offer as of December 1

Purchase our annual ticket for only € 28,- until December 31, 2021.
01. December 2021 | Jewish Museum Vienna
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“Chanukkah Sameach.” Jewish Museum Vienna introduces a new virtual exhibition on Google Arts & Culture

The virtual show on Google Arts & Culture is dedicated to the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah.
29. November 2021 | Jüdisches Museum Wien
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Museum currently closed

Due to the current restrictions in regards to the containment of Covid-19 both museum locations, Museum Dorotheergasse and Museum Judenplatz, are closed until further notice.
22. November 2021 | Jewish Museum Vienna
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Visit the museum from the comfort of your own home

Despite the lockdown, we are still for you! Experience our exhibitions and much more on our online media channels.
19. November 2021 | Jewish Museum Vienna
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A brilliant fundraising soirée in the presence of Hans Kelsen’s descendants

On October 11, 2021, on the 140th birthday of the architect of the Austrian Constitution, Hans Kelsen, the Jewish Museum Vienna held a fundraising soirée at the Juridicum of the University of Vienna.
12. October 2021 | Jewish Museum Vienna
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“In Honor of the Torah.” New virtual exhibition on Google Arts & Culture

The new online exhibition, “In Honor of the Torah,” features objects from the museum’s collection that are used to decorate the Torah, but also Torah scrolls from the museum archive.
14. September 2021 | Jewish Museum Vienna
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The Jewish Museum Vienna and the Austrian Ministry of Defense make restitution to the Ephrussi family possible

Thanks to research on “The Ephrussis. Travel in Time” exhibition held in 2019, the painting located at the Museum of Military History has now been restituted.
01. September 2021 | Jewish Museum Vienna
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Robert Brande (1944 - 2021)

The Jewish Museum Vienna mourns the loss of Dr. Robert Brande.
26. May 2021 | Danielle Spera
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Finally guided tours and a visit to Café Eskeles again!

As of today, May 19, our Café Eskeles is open and the cultural education team will be able to accompany you through all exhibitions again!
18. May 2021 | Jewish Museum Vienna
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Welcome back to the museum

We are happy to welcome you back at both museum locations from May 3!
30. April 2021 | Jewish Museum Vienna
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Museum currently closed

Due to the current restrictions in regards to the containment of Covid-19 both museum locations, Museum Dorotheergasse and Museum Judenplatz, have to remain closed until approximately May 2.
01. April 2021 | Jüdisches Museum Wien
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Arik Brauer (1929-2021)

The Jewish Museum Vienna mourns the passing of Arik Brauer...
25. January 2021 | Danielle Spera
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Museum currently closed

02. October 2020 | Jüdisches Museum Wien
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Further information for your visit

11. August 2020 | Jüdisches Museum Wien
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Further information for your visit

27. May 2020 | Jüdisches Museum Wien
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The museum opens on May 31!

30. April 2020 | Jüdisches Museum Wien