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Tickets for Haus des Meeres: Priority Entrance

Austria's biggest aquarium and 'Aqua Terra Zoo'

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Overview
Opening hours
09:00 - 18:00, Thursday till 21:00
Highlights
  • This 11-story tall building was formerly an air-raid shelter during WW2 and features walls that are 3.5 meters thick
  • Feedings are scheduled throughout the week, as are dives in which zookeepers swim with the sharks and show just how harmless they can be
  • 10,000 sea and land animals are spread over distinct 'regions' like the coral reef, the Amazonian rainforest and the Tropic House
  • The free, downloadable smartphone app gives you the benefit of an audio guide to use while exploring the building at your leisure
Description

Haus des Meeres is Austria’s largest aquarium and it also just might be the world’s most unique. It’s housed in a WW2 anti-aircraft flak tower that stretches up 11 stories. Stripped of weapons of war - it's now full of weird and wonderful wild animals. In addition to the many underwater creatures, you’ll find monkeys, birds, bats, crocodiles, salamanders, and many more.

The aquarium tanks are huge and you can get lost in the moment as you watch schools of colorful fish swim by. The sea turtles are particularly charming - you’ll see them on land, lumbering towards a bowl of lettuce and they might remind you of a determined and enthusiastic great-grandparent. But when they take to the water you’ll see the grace that they possess.

You’ll find plenty of sharks here. The hammerheads have an exclusive spot on the 10th floor, while there is also a separate, gigantic shark pool spread over two floors and measuring 300,000 liters. It has a variety of sharks, and they share it harmoniously with many other species of fish. If this isn’t enough to convince you that sharks aren’t the bloodthirsty beasts we fear (thanks Steven Spielberg), you can also catch zookeepers diving with them at various times during the week.

Above sea level you’ll discover plenty of other animals to fascinate you. There are cute and playful monkeys, and creepy/fuzzy tarantulas! There’s even a crocodile park and distinct areas like the Amazonian Rainforest and Tropic House.

The more than 10,000 animals they have here are spread out over ten floors, which are delightful diversions for the whole family. The cherry on top of it all is the café on the rooftop terrace. Enjoy a meal as you soak up some of the best views of this elegant imperial city.

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Smartphone tickets accepted
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Instructions

Show your smartphone ticket at the museum's dedicated 'Online Ticket' desk.

Cancellation

Cancellations are possible up to 24 hours before your visit date.

Venue
Address
Haus des Meeres
Fritz-Grünbaum-Platz 1, 1060 Wien, Austria, Vienna
Key info
Wheelchair accessible
Audio guide
English, German and Russian. Download your audio guide app through "Apple Store" or "Google Play"
Additional info

Opening Hours

  • Mon - Wed & Sat - Sun: 09:00 - 18:00
  • Thu: 09:00 - 21:00
  • Last admission is 30 minutes before closing

Getting There

  • Metro: U3 to Neubaugasse
  • Bus: 13A, 14A or 57A to Haus des Meeres
Reviews
Rok , Slovenia
Aug 19, 2017
Without any problems!!!!!😃
a Tiqets customer
Aug 1, 2016
bets experience ever
Marek
May 10, 2016
Very very nice experience, it's best quality.
a Tiqets customer
May 9, 2016
It was a unique and beautiful experience.
I would strongly recommend visiting Haus des Meeres to everyone.
Anonymous
Sep 17, 2017
Alles wars sehr interessant.
Anonymous
Sep 17, 2017
Das Haus des Meeres ist einen Besuch wert. Viele faszinierende Tiere gibt es zu bestaunen, immer wieder gibt es etwas Neues zu entdecken. Der bevorzugte Einlass ist sehr zu empfehlen um die Wartezeit an der Kasse zu verkürzen.
Anonymous
Sep 5, 2017
Es war eine meterlange Schlange vor dem Haus des Meeres,. Die max. Besucheranzahl war bereits erreicht und wir hätten bestimmt eine 3/4 Stunde oder Stunde warten müssen. Ich habe online am Vorabend die Tickets gekauft, am Seiteneingang geläutet und wir waren innerhalb 5 Minuten drinnen! Toll!
Karin , Austria
Aug 30, 2017
Ich war mit meiner Nichte unterwegs und es war ein wirklich toller Tag in Wien, ganz besonders im Haus des Meeres! Man kann es nur weiter empfehlen 👌
Martin , Austria
Aug 24, 2017
Einfach super. Hätten normal über eine Stunde benötigt.
Josef, Austria
Aug 23, 2017
Wir waren pünktlich um 09:00 Uhr dort, das war optimal, ohne anstellen sofort die Eintrittskarten bekommen und wir konnten schon durchs Haus des Meeres wandern - war perfekt!

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