Association of Visual Artists
Vienna Secession

Friedrichstraße 12
1010 Vienna
Phone: +43/1/587 53 07
Fax: +43/1/5875307-34

Opening Hours

Tuesday – Sunday 2 p.m. – 6 p.m.

During the opening hours, groups with an external guide are only allowed when using their own tour-guide audio sets.

December 24, and December 25, 2020: closed
December 31, 2020 and January 1st, 2021: open 2 p.m. – 6 p.m.


Beethovenfries & Contemporary Art Exhibitions

Adults € 9,50
Group rate adults (min. 8 persons) € 7,-
Pupils, students under 26, senior citizens 65+ € 6,-
Group rate reduced (min. 8 persons) € 4,50
Children up to 10 years are admitted at no charge.
Annual pass € 19,-


Erste Bank clients € 4,50 (with an Erste BankCard)
Ö1 Club members € 6,- (also for an accompanying person)
Hunger auf Kunst und Kultur free of charge (with a Kulturpass)

Access by public transport

Underground station Karlsplatz (U1, U2, U4)

Our cooperation partners

Niederösterreich Card
Vienna Card

Please note that while we dismantle one set of exhibitions of contemporary art and install the next, only the Beethoven Frieze is on view. Our exhibition schedule is online at

Educational Programs

Audio Guide
English, French, German and Italian: € 3,-

Audiotour with Cultural Places App
Interactive tour with your smartphone in German, English, French, Spanish and Italian, free of charge
Download iOS
Download Android

Individually arranged guided tours
We offer guided tours outside our regular opening hours for groups of up to five visitors. Tours may be arranged at a time of your choice, Tuesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (duration ca. 50 minutes). Costs: admission and € 50,- tour fee

For information and to book a tour, contact us at

Barrier-free access

Visitors with disabilities are eligible for reduced admission. Free entry will be granted to one assisting person.

The Beethovenfrieze and parts of the contemporary exhibitions are barrier-free accessible. There is an elevator at the left side of the building. Please ring the bell or call the front desk at 0043/1/587 53 07-14 for assistance.

Protective measures Covid-19

All visitors are required to wear face masks.
Waiting times at the entrance may occur. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Please keep a distance of at least 5 feet from other visitors and staff.
Please use our hand sanitizer dispensers.
Our audio guides remain available and are wiped with disinfectant after every use; so are the headsets for the immersive acoustic Beethoven Frieze experience. Headsets must be used with the protective liners provided.
Guided tours are limited to five participants and are offered only by prior arrangement. Request guided tour
Fabric masks are available in our store.