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Museums in Graz

Art and culture

Graz offers all interested guests a wide range of museums – enough programme for some holidays in Austria's second biggest city. A visit at the museum can be a great leisure activity, especially when it's raining outside. Fans of art and culture will love to visit our museums in any weather. Graz offers a wide range of museums and exhibitions, from archaeological collections to historic and cultural treasures to folklore and contemporary art. 

Museums at the cultural capital Graz
Museum in Graz. © Graz Tourismus, Copyright Harry Schiffer

Enjoy your cultural holiday in the heart of Graz. The historic Parkhotel is located in the city centre and therefore the perfect accommodation for your city trip. 

Joanneum Universal Museum

The oldest and Austria's second biggest museum offers more than 4.5 million objects and exhibits in 500 rooms in 10 different locations. Look forward to the following museums, which are all part of the Joanneum Universal Museum Association:

  • Archaeology Museum
  • Old Gallery
  • Joanneum Quarter with the Museum of Natural History
  • Kunsthaus (art house)
  • Landeszeughaus (national armoury)
  • Museum in the Palais
  • New Gallery
  • Austrian Sculpture Park
  • Eggenberg Castle
  • Folklore Museum

Benefit from the 24h or 48h ticket for the Joanneum Universal Museum that will give you free access to all the exhibition within the valid timeframe. The perfect all-in-one offer for limitless cultural bliss in Graz

Kunsthaus Graz

The Kunsthaus Graz, which stands out with its eccentric architecture and the blue-shimmering facade, offers contemporary art, new media and photography on 11,100 square metres. 


If you are interested in the city's history and development, in the political, economic and social history as well as in the city's art and culture, then the GrazMuseum is a must! 

Eggenberg Castle

The Eggenberg Castle is worth a visit because of its gorgeous parks and planet garden and has been awarded UNESCO World Heritage. The interior is another highlight and there are various treasures waiting inside: the planet room and the impressive painting cycle, the archeology museum, the Old Gallery and the coin cabinet. 

House of Science

Here in the laboratory for contemporary history the 20th century's history is presented very impressively with the help of multimedia exhibitions. In the unique audio-visual museum for contemporary history you can go on a thrilling journey through the more recent history. 

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Further museums in Graz

  • House of Architecture
  • Toy Museum
  • Botanic Garden
  • Johann Puch Museum
  • Frida & Fred Children's Museum

Look forward to various Graz museums! Your hosts at the 4-star superior Parkhotel Graz, the Florian family, will gladly provide you with information on the cultural offers in the Styrian capital and is looking forward to receiving your no obligation holiday enquiry