Lady with hat and coat by Gustav Klimt at Wien Museum
Gustav Klimt, Lady with hat and coat, 1896–1897, Collection Wien Museum, CC0 (

Wien Museum Online Collection

Over 47,000 objects in the collection of the Wien Museum were made available to the public at

On November 12, over 47,000 objects in the collection of the Wien Museum were made available to the public at The Online Collection can be used as a resource and image database for scholarly, creative, or journalistic purposes, but also for school lessons or simply for private use. There are illustrations for all available objects, and in most cases these can be used further free of charge ("Open Content"). In the coming months and years, the Online Collection will be continuously expanded, adding tens of thousands of objects.

The collection of the Wien Museum encompasses more than one million objects. In addition to objects related to the city’s history and daily life, the museum has a significant collection of Viennese art. The museum’s holdings also include special collections, including but not limited to fashion, clocks, the Prater, coins, medals, and archaeology.

Currently available for search are, for example, objects from the graphic estate of Otto Wagner, more than 400 works by Gustav Klimt, photographs by Trude Fleischmann and Robert Haas, large unpublished photographic collections on political Vienna in the 1970s as well as frequently sought-after images from the topographical photo collection and on the topics of the Viennese coffee house, the Prater, the Revolution of 1848 and rulers. In addition to well-known holdings, the search often yields numerous surprising hits.

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