In the Treasury of Klosterneuburg Monastery, one can view the monastery’s most precious sacred artworks, ranging over nine centuries.
As well as the work of mediaeval goldsmiths, numerous reliquary monstrances from the Middle Ages and artworks made of ivory, a selection of the large collection of liturgical vestments dating from the baroqueperiod to modern times are also displayed here. One of Austria‘s most precious baroque monstrances, the Veil Monstrance, which was commissioned to mark the 600th anniversary of the founding of the monastery in 1714, is displayed vis-à-vis the Margravial Vestment, from which the Lower Austrian coat of arms originated, and the “Writing Set” of St Leopold, dating from the 12th century.The Austrian Archducal Hat, the crown of the Archduchy of Austria – which was endowed in 1616 by Maximilian III as the holy archducal crown – is regarded as the absolute highlight of the monastery‘sTreasury.
The Annual Exhibition
2019 marks the 500th anniversary of the death of Emperor Maximilian I He ruled at the end of the Middle Ages and the beginning of the Early Modern Period. Letterpress printing, the arrival of the first Europeans in America and the dawn of Reformation: Maximilian lived at a time full of changes. He was not only an impressive ruler, but also an expert on political communication.
9 March to 17 November 2019: The emperor’s new saint - Maximilian I and Margrave Leopold III at a time of media in transition.
For hundreds of years the monastery has been committed to the task of commissioning and acquiring works of ecclesiastical art. The monastery museum is located in what are known as the Archdukes´ Rooms on the second floor of the Imperial Wing. In no less than 12 halls, a cross-section of the Monastery’s collections is displayed. The collection of late Gothic panel paintings, in particular, is of more than regional significance. The Gallery of Modern Art was opened in 2013 at Klosterneuburg Monastery. It presents positions in religious art of the 20th and 21st centuries.
Winter Season Sat., Sun. and holidays: 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Summer Season Sat., Sun. and holidays: 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Free entry for children up to 6 years of age.
Audioguide in 14 languages.
All prices per person include VAT.
All ticket prices include 4 hours of free parking.
The wearing of a mouth and nose protector is obligatory during your visit and guided tours.
Please clean your hands with soap or disinfectant. Disinfectant is available throughout the Monastery.
Keep at least 1 meter distance to all persons who are not members of your own household.
Stay at home if you have symptoms
Summer Season 2018: 1st May – 18th Nov. 2018 daily, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m
Winter Season 2018/2019: 19th Nov. 2018 – 30th April 2019 daily, 10 a.m.– 4 p.m
Dec., 24th until 12 p.m. ,
Closed: 25th, 26th , 31st Dec.
Jan., 1st 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Travelling to the monastery by car:
Via road B14 in approx. 10 minutes from the boundaries of Vienna.
Ample parking space for cars and free parking for buses in the underground parking garage of the Monastery.
Travelling to the monastery by bus or train:
Schnellbahn S40 train to Klosterneuburg/ Kierling or buses no. 238 or 239 from Wien-Heiligenstadt (U4 underground station) to Klosterneuburg-Stift. Short walk.
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