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Globe Museum of the Austrian National Library

Herrengasse 9 | Palais Mollard, Vienna 1010, Austria
+43 1 53410710
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The Globe Museum Vienna

Located on Herrengasse, this museum forms part of the group of museums of the Austrian National... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hello T
via mobile
If you're into globes

This museum is part of the Austrian National Library exhibitions, along with likes of museum of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tinde_K
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Moscow, Russia
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All about the globe The Globe Museum of the Austrian National Library in the magnificent setting of Palais Mollard is unique in the world. Discover over 250 exhibits involving a total of 750 objects in the exhibition area – including exclusive terrestrial and celestial globes, globes of the moon and other planets as well as numerous astronomical instruments.
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Herrengasse 9 | Palais Mollard, Vienna 1010, Austria
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located on Herrengasse, this museum forms part of the group of museums of the Austrian National Library. Like the Esperanto Museum this has an interactive element to its exhibition besides having actual globes etc. Visitors can enjoy a hands on experience for through interactive media...More

Thank Hello T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum is part of the Austrian National Library exhibitions, along with likes of museum of scrolls and museum of Esperanto. The Globe museum is an interesting place to visit if you like globes. There's plenty of them, including some very rare and old pieces.

Thank Tinde_K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tells about history of globes, models of planets, also has lunar and planetary globes. Many globes of varying sizes shapes are on display. Including those made specially for blind and also some showing constellations. A must do visit while in Vienna.

Thank Aditi_Bhide
Reviewed 25 September 2017

It takes a particular mindset to be into globes. If you possess that mindset, as I do, do not miss this small museum. It's set on an upper floor of an anonymous building and can take some poking around to find, but what's inside is...More

Thank VoixDuChocolat
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

A quirky little place just behind the main library. Interesting exhibitions and history of globes and their creators. It's quite straightforward in terms of display as it's exactly what it says but it's a interesting none the less. The only dampener on this visit was...More

1  Thank Saharan
Reviewed 20 June 2017

This is a unique place with different kind of globes ... globes in different peoples perspective etc; One can spend around an hour exploring this..

Thank umurali
Reviewed 19 June 2017

This small museum has an entrance on the west side of Herrengasse just 2 minutes walk up from Michaelerplatz. There is some construction around it but look for the signs to this museum and the Esperanto museum. The entry desk only has a 4 euro...More

1  Thank Worldlywisdom
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Housed in the former Mollard-Clary Palace, this gives 2 museums for the price of one. Very quiet and calming. The globe museum charts the history and use of globes, from their oldest globe made in 1536, to the present day. It was fascinating to see...More

Thank Patricia Z
Reviewed 30 April 2017

The Globe Museum is the only one of its kind in the world. It displays some 250 valuable terrestrial and celestial globes from the 16th century to the present day. The Esperanto Museum is unique in Austria: It presents not only a large collection of...More

Thank Ankit S
Reviewed 4 February 2017

I’m so glad we happened across this museum which is the world’s largest collection of globes, said to be around 600 with approximately 200 on display at any given time, the oldest dating from 1536! The very pleasing presentation allows the visitor to move at...More

Thank KateandRex
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In Vienna's best-known district, pedestrian boulevards
Kärntner Strasse and Graben connect you with landmarks
such as the Wiener Staatsoper (Vienna State Opera),
Vienna’s iconic Stephansdom (St. Stephen’s Cathedral)
and the vast compound of Hofburg, the Habsburgs’
former Imperial Palace. Peek down side streets such as
Annagasse and Weihburggasse, and Graben’s Seilergasse
and Habsburggasse, to get a feel for the centre. The
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