Hermes Villa from outside

Vienna Museum Hermes Villa

The renowned architect Carl von Hasenauer built this romantic mansion from 1882 to 1886, and its name derives from the statue of Hermes in the villa’s garden. With its sumptuous furnishing, the building is considered one of the outstanding examples of villa architecture of the late romantic period.

Today, the Hermes Villa is also a popular showcase for remarkable special exhibitions on cultural historical topics. And nowhere else in Vienna, it seems, does one find such a perfect symbiosis of art, culture and nature.

The restaurant "Hermes" offers top-class dining with a focus on Viennese cuisine and game specialties. The restaurant has been redesigned and offers neo-rustic accents with tongue-in-cheek hunting motifs.

The Hermes Villa Entrance: Hermesstraße

Lainzer Tiergarten, 1130 Wien
  • Prices

    • Adults   €6
    • Young people under 19   €0
    • Better value with the Vienna Card
    • 1st Sunday of the month: Free admission
  • Opening times

    • 11.Apr.2013 to 03.Nov.2013
    • Tu - Su, 10:00 - 18:00
    • on holidays, 10:00 - 18:00
  • Accessibility

    • Side entrance

      • No steps via stair lift.
    • Elevator available
    • Further information
      • Wheelchair accessible restroom available.
    • Special offers for people with disabilities

      Access: Not approachable by car because the Lainz Game Reserve is a natural conservation area. Shuttle service on specific days between Lainzer Tor and Hermesvilla for people with special needs, alternating Sat 2 pm–4 pm and Tue 10 am–noon. Registration by telephone on Tel. +43 1 505 87 47 – 85173 or email: service@wienmuseum.at. Meeting point: Lainzer Tor. Please bring your handicapped ID. Return from Hermesvilla to Lainzer Tor at 3:30 pm (on Saturdays) and 11:50 am (on Tuesdays).

    • Comments

      Special exhibition area in the ground floor accessible by wheelchair, wheelchair for rental and seats available, exhibition areas in the 2nd and 3rd floor not accessible by wheelchair. Shop and restaurant accessible via platform lift.

Hermes Café Restaurant Labstelle

Hermesvilla / Lainzer Tiergarten, 1130 Wien
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