Christmas Opening Hours
We are open daily from 21.12. to 6.1: On December 24th from 10-14, January 1st from 12-18, and the other days from 10-18!
Due to lockdown, the museum and library will be temporarily closed from November 22nd. We hope to welcome you back soon!
Wien IX, Berggasse 19. This is the address where Sigmund Freud lived for 47 years before he had to flee the Nazis in 1938. Since 1971, Sigmund Freud’s apartment and workplace has been home to the Sigmund Freud Museum that attracts more than 100,000 visitors from all over the world every year. In, 2020, the museum was renovated, expanded, and made wheelchair accessible. New exhibitions offer comprehensive information on the life and work of Freud. For the first time ever, all private rooms of the Freud family will be accessible including his “first” practice located on the upper ground floor.
Organized Escape – Survival in Exile.
Viennese Psychoanalysis 1938 and Beyond. Click here for the online exhibition
Video Tour with Director Monika Pessler
Talk with Philippe Sands and Esther Freud
Organized Escape – Survival in Exile. Viennese Psychoanalysis 1938 and Beyond
From November 12, 2021, at the Sigmund Freud Museum. Learn more ...
Freud for children
Freud for the "little scamps"
Educational Program for 5- to 12-Year-Olds
Sigmund Freud lovingly referred to his children as "little scamps". With poems suitable for children, the life and work of the father of psychoanalysis are playfully explained at audio stations in the museum. A map with a sticker field helps the little explorers in their search for clues. Click for more information and to hear one of the poems.
Sigmund Freud Museum awarded the Bauherrenpreis
The renovation of the Sigmund Freud Museum has been awarded the Bauherrenpreis, the annual award of Austrian Society of Architects.
Together with the architects Hermann Czech, ARTEC/Bettina Götz and Richard Manahl as well as Walter Angonese we are happy about this recognition. Currently, the nomination for the Mies van der Rohe Prize for Contemporary Architecture by the EU is active.
Olaf Nicolai: Trauer und Melancholie
Olaf Nicolai's installation Trauer und Melancholie (Mourning and Melancholia) is accessible at the Library of Psychoanalysis upon request .
Online Exhibition: Analysis Interminable. Psychoanalytical Schools of Thought after Freud
Click here to browse through the online exhibition. It contains short films and interviews with five practicing psychoanalysts from New York, Dublin, and Berlin who introduce a variety of psychoanalytical schools: contemporary drive-, structure- and conflict theory, structural psychoanalysis, relational psychoanalysis, object relation theories, as well as self-psychology.
Hidden Thoughts of a Visual Nature
In Freud's 'first practice', the 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.
Frei Sprechen - Speak Freely
Leitmotif for the program of the Sigmund Freud Museum. Monika Pessler, Director
XLVII. Sigmund Freud Lecture: Jacqueline Rose
One is inclined to say that the intention that man should be ´happy´ has no part in the plan of ´creation´.
Sigmund Freud, 1930