Plan your visit - opening hours, directions and more

General Rules Expand Box
  • Keep your distance! Maintain at least 1 metre’s distance from all persons not living in your household or who do not belong to your group of visitors. Should it not be possible to maintain the 1-metre distance, a mouth-nose protective mask should be worn.
  • Wash your hands regularly! Clean your hands regularly and thoroughly with water and soap or disinfectant.
  • Do not touch your eyes, nose and mouth! In this way you avoid spreading viruses from your hands to your face.
  • Maintain hygiene with your breath! Cough or sneeze into the crook of your arm or into a tissue which you dispose of immediately. Pay in cash wherever possible!
  • If you feel ill or fear that you are falling ill, stay at home or dial the telephone number 1450.
  • If you belong to the COVID-19 risk group, consider seriously whether you wish to take the risk of exposure to possible infection.

 

Rules for guided tours and events Expand Box


Limited space available:

  • Tours/events without fixedseats: max. 100 persons
  • Indoor tours/events, fixedseats: max. 250 persons
  • Outdoor tours/events, fixedseats: max. 500 persons

 

Rules on distance:

For all tours and events (indoor, outdoor, with or without fixed seats), please maintain 1 metre’s distance to all persons not living in your household or who do not belong to your group of visitors. Should it not be possible to maintain the 1-metre distance, a mouth-nose protective mask should be worn.

 

Mouth-nose-protection:

It is obligatory to wear the mouth-nose protective mask:

  • for indoor events without fixed seats
  • for indoor events with fixed seats, when a person is not seated at their seat as well as at their seat when the 1-metre distance rule is not being maintained and there are no additional protective measures in place.

We are pleased to be able to welcome you once again in our museum. Our staff are familiar with the rules currently in force concerning hygiene and distance and would like to ensure you a pleasant visit to the museum.

Natural History Museum
Joanneumsviertel 
8010 Graz, Österreich 
T +43-316/8017-9100 
joanneumsviertel@museum-joanneum.at

Opening Hours
Tue-Sun, public holidays 10am - 5pm


Guided tours
Sat, 2:30pm (ger). Times may vary. For specific dates, please visit our calendar. Guided tours also on advance notice.

Centre of Natural History
Weinzöttlstraße 16
8045 Graz, Österreich
T +43-316/8017-9000
Appointment upon request

Opening hours OHO!
Tues - Sat 10am - 12pm
Closed: 07.01.2020

 


Open in addition:
26th October
5th April 2021
24th May 2021
1st November 2021

Closed:
24th/25th December
1st January 2021
16th February 2021
24th/25th December 2021

We are looking forward to your visit!

Getting to Natural History Museum at Joanneumsviertel

Address

Joanneumsviertel, 8010 Graz  

Public Transportation

Tram lines 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7

Stop: Hauptplatz – Graz Congress, continue walking towards Schmiedgasse   

Parking in Graz

The Kunsthaus Graz includes a parking garage by Kastner & Öhler department store underneath the building (access via Lendkai). Our museums in downtown Graz are located within walking distance. Furthermore, downtown Graz provides a variety of additional parking garages at different rates. Please visit the official parking services website for more information.

Arrive with public transportation

Are you traveling by train, bus or tram? Then plan your visit with the Verbundlinien - the best way to get around in downtown Graz and in Styria.

The Joanneumsviertel



In addition to the Natural History Museum, the Joanneumsviertel offers many other attractions. You can find a detailed overview here.

more...

Currently at Natural History Museum and Centre of Natural History



Our calendar provides on overview of all ongoing exhibitions, events and tours.

more...

Getting to Centre of Natural History

Use of GPS unit

Use this destination address: Am Andritzbach 32, 8045 Graz

By public transport

Tramway 4 or 5 (Andritz)

Bus 52 (Am Andritzbach)

Bus 41, 53 (Papierfabrikgasse)

Foto: OHO!

Café - Bar - Restaurant OHO!

Opening hours OHO!

Tues-Sat 10am - 12pm
Kitchen: 12pm - 2:30pm and 6-10pm

Closed: Mon, Sun, Public holidays

Contact
Anna Winter and Anita Kurz 
Joanneumsviertel 6, 8010 Graz
Tel: +43-660/2661056
oho-graz.com

Joanneumsviertel, barrierefreier Zugang, Foto: UMJ / M. Hall

Accessibility

Contact for accessibility inquiries

The disabled access public car park on the Kalchberggasse can be used by museum visitors.

The level entrance to the Joanneum Quarter with disabled access can be found to the left of the Café Joan on the western side of the square. An automatic door leads from here to the lift. The door is suitable for wheelchair and pushchair access. The lift also provides access to the basement. Here visitors will find a visitor centre with a counter and the starting point for the various tours. Disabled access toilets are available in the visitor centre and there is an induction system available for deaf visitors.

At the first floor of the Natural History Museum is the CoSA - Center of Science Activities situated while the second floor houses the permanent and temporary exhibitions which can be explored alone or as part of a tour or a workshop. On request, we can offer special tours for blind people in which selected items can be touched wearing special gloves.

Light portable chairs are available for visitors who need to sit down. These can be positioned wherever required.

The Café offers disabled access on the courtyard side (!). The square side has a step up into the building. A disabled access toilet is also available.

Assistance dogs Expand Box

Assistance dogs are welcome in all of the buildings, park areas and exhibitions of the Universalmuseum Joanneum.

Renting wheelchairs Expand Box

Wheelchairs can be rented free-of-charge on presentation of official photo ID at the ticket counter.

Educational mediation and groups Expand Box

We offer tours and workshops for people with disabilities – advance notification required.

In the case of groups from social organisations, we can provide access to our exhibitions at a special price:
 

  • Price for admission and tour: 3,50 €/person
  • Carers: free admission and tour 


individual adults with a disability:
 

  • 8 €/person, tour: 2.50 €/person
  • Carers: free admission and tour 

100 % accessibility based on the following criteria

Familien mit Kleinkindern
Menschen mit Lernschwierigkeiten
Personen mit Pollen- und Haustaub-Allergien

House Rules

We are pleased to welcome you in our museums! In order to ensure both your personal security and the security of the items exhibited, may we draw your attention to our house rules.

Natural History Museum

Joanneumsviertel
8010 Graz, Österreich
T +43-316/8017-9100
joanneumsviertel@museum-joanneum.at

 

Opening Hours
Tue-Sun, public holidays 10am - 5pm


Guided tours
Sat, 2:30pm (ger). Times may vary. For specific dates, please visit our calendar. Guided tours also on advance notice.

Centre of Natural History
Weinzöttlstraße 16
8045 Graz, Österreich
T +43-316/8017-9000
Appointment upon request

Opening hours OHO!
Tues - Sat 10am - 12pm
Closed: 07.01.2020

 

26th October
5th April 2021
24th May 2021
1st November 2021

24th/25th December
1st January 2021
16th February 2021
24th/25th December 2021