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Interested in visiting Vienna? The American Friends of the Vienna Museum can help! Contact us if you're interested in learning more about what Vienna has to offer and how we can help make your trip an incredible experience. 


Get Funding to Visit Vienna

Student Membership

To provide Chicago and Illinois-area college students that are spending a semester or more studying in Vienna, the American Friends of the Vienna Museum is offering them the unprecedented opportunity to explore all of the museums, homes, and other Wien Museum-related sites free of charge for the duration of their stay in Austria. The offer also allows students to explore all state museums located throughout the country. To receive the student membership, students can contact their study abroad office or reach out to Alice DuBose (


NOTE:  College study abroad programs have been suspended during the COVID-19 outbreak and corresponding travel restrictions.

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Group Tours

Vienna, recognized as Europe's cultural capital, is a city that is charming, vibrant, and easy to navigate. Once the capital of the Habsburg Dynasty from the thirteenth to nineteenth centuries, Vienna offers incredible travel opportunities for visitors of all ages. The American Friends of the Vienna Museum has teamed up with Act1 Tours to provide customized group tours of this beautiful city on the Danube.


New York Times Article

36 Hours in Vienna

Vienna was featured in the Travel section of the New York Times on Dec. 28, 2017. 2018 is a momentous year for the city: four Viennese visionaries passed away in 1918. Egon Schiele, Gustav Klimt, Koloman Moser, and Otto Wagner transformed Vienna into a modernist mecca. The centennial celebrations are an excellent opportunity to visit and learn more about this period of history.

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