Maria-Theresien-Platz and MuseumsQuartier

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Maria-Theresien-Platz in Vienna

Maria-Theresien-Platz (Maria Theresa Square) is a square in Vienna city centre, mostly known as the location of the twin museums, the Museum of Arts History (Kunsthistorisches Museum) and the Museum of Natural History (Naturhistorisches Museum). Bordered by two busy roads, the square itself is pedestrian-only and mostly covered with greenery. There is the characteristic statue of the Empress Maria Theresa in the middle of the square.

Hotels near Maria-Theresien-Platz

There are many hotels in close proximity to Maria-Theresien-Platz. Most of the hotels (especially those on the Inner City side) are in the higher price categories (4 star or 5 star). Cheaper hotels are located mostly in the streets west of MuseumsQuartier. Here you can see more information about the hotels close to Maria-Theresien-Platz or search available hotels directly.


Maria-Theresien-Platz is just across the street from another area packed with museums (focusing mostly on art), the Museums Quarter (MuseumsQuartier). You can see one of the buildings of MuseumsQuartier next to Maria Theresa on the picture.

Maria-Theresien-Platz and MuseumsQuartier

Getting to Maria-Theresien-Platz and MuseumsQuartier

The best way how to get to Maria-Theresien-Platz and MuseumsQuartier is by metro (U-Bahn). The two nearest stations, each on one end of MuseumsQuartier, are Volkstheater Station (lines U2 and U3) and Museumsquartier Station (line U2).