Wien IX, Berggasse 19. This is the address where Sigmund Freud lived and worked for 47 years before he had to flee from the Nazis in 1938. This place is known worldwide as the birthplace of psychoanalysis - it was here that Freud revolutionized the human self-image.
Extensively renovated and expanded in 2020, the Sigmund Freud Museum, founded in 1971, now displays all of the family's private rooms as well as Sigmund and Anna Freud's practices. Click here for information about our permanent exhibitions on the development of psychoanalysis, the Freud family life and the history of the house, our conceptual art collection, and special exhibitions.
SURREAL! Imagining New Realities
The current special exhibition of the Sigmund Freud Museum with works from the Klewan Collection explores the tense relationship between psychoanalysis and surrealism. More about the exhibition ...
Video Tour with Director Monika Pessler
XLIX. Sigmund Freud Lecture: Lisa Appignanesi
Hertha Hurnaus: All that Remains
A limited edition photograph of the Sigmund Freud Museum by Hertha Hurnaus. Click here for more information
Hidden Thoughts of a Visual Nature
In Freud's 'first practice', the permanent exhibition Hidden Thoughts of a Visual Nature shows works form the museum's collection of conceptual art, thus making references between psychoanalysis and the arts.
Sustainable Development Goals
10 Viennese Museums - 17 Sustainable Development Goals - learn more on the Sigmund Freud Museum taking part in this initiative.
A new joke has
almost the same
effect as an event
of the widest interest;
it is passed from one to
another like the news
of the latest victory.
Sigmund Freud, 1905
Frei Sprechen - Speak Freely
Leitmotif for the program of the Sigmund Freud Museum. Monika Pessler, Director