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Globe Museum of the Austrian National Library

Palais Mollard Herrengasse 9 | Palais Mollard, Vienna 1010, Austria
+43 1 53410710
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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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  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“behind glass” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Palais Mollard Herrengasse 9 | Palais Mollard, Vienna 1010, Austria
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Reviewed 18 January 2018

Globe Museum in Wien in Museum Quartier was the surprise of the Austrian capital. The tourists who visit the city for a short time usually ignore this museum and choose for the most gamous ones however this one offers much more unique experience for the...More

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Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

I'm fascinated by globes, and was surprised but excited to hear of this museum. It seemed popular too, with a number of people visiting at the same time, so clearly not an unknown attraction in Vienna! I enjoyed it, spent about half an hour wandering...More

Thank Anfield33
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Reviewed 12 December 2017

Beautiful old globes with depictions of man eaters and sea monsters etc. The celestial globes too were very detailed and interesting. Loved the modern moon maps and found the interactive displays very interesting. However, the ticket seller at the entrance was very rude and I...More

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Reviewed 9 December 2017

We wandered in here by chance with out Vienna Pass and we were both captivated by both the collection and setting. The globes varied from extremely large to tiny and from simple to ornate. there were also helpful notes and visual programmes to watch giving...More

Thank Janet S
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Reviewed 26 November 2017

Wow! This was really cool. I wanted to spend more time there, but was limited. I like globes. I know nothing about globes. I know more now than when I came. That's the goal of a museum, right? I applaud the folks all those years...More

Thank jojoishere
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Reviewed 13 November 2017 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
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

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
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

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
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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
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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

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