The Money Museum of the Austrian Nationalbank in Vienna presents families with the development of finance – from the beginning to the present day. In an appealing way, the museum informs its visitors about topics like money, currency and economy.
Touch gold at the Money Museum Vienna
The Money Museum of OeNB shows children and adults the context of monetary policy and at the same time brings families closer to the comprehensive history of money. With free admission, the visitors can not only admire a representative selection of collection exhibits, but also a presentation of the banknote production.The museum also presents the oldest coins in the world. The kingdom of Lydia minted them about 2,500 years ago. A very special highlight, of course, is the opportunity to touch and lift a 12.5 kg gold ingot. The view of the largest gold coin in Europe, a Vienna Philharmonic worth 100,000 euros, also makes for a special experience.
The permanent exhibition is attractively complemented by regularly changing special exhibitions at the Austrian National Bank. The topics are varied in nature and range from themes relevant to the central bank to historical topics.
The opening hours for the Museum is as follows:
Tuesday and Wednesday from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Closed Saturday to Monday as well as on public holidays.
More information can be found on the official website.
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