Austrian National Theatre

Local nameBurgtheater
LocationInnere Stadt, Vienna, Austria

The Burgtheater, originally known as K.K. Theater an der Burg, then until 1918 as the K.K. Hofburgtheater, is the National Theater of Austria in Vienna. It is the most important German language theater and one of the most important theaters in the world.

The Burgtheater was opened in 1741 and has become known as "die Burg" by the Viennese population; its theater company has created a traditional style and speech typical of Burgtheater performances.

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Opening hours

Times of performances vary, for specific information visit the official website.

The box offices are open during the day and also in the evening (1 hour before the performance). Check it on the official website.

Guided tours are available in German and English:
„Burgtheater – behind the scenes“
Daily: 3 pm


Ticket prices range between €4 and €61.

Guided tours:
Adults: €8
Seniors: €7
Students, children: €4

More information and contact


Official Website





Phone +43 1 51444 - 4140

Address Universitätsring 2, 1010 Wien, Austria

Coordinates 48°12'37.065" N 16°21'41.237" E

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