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The best 6 ideas for school trips in Vienna

Monika Ebner, Head of Operations & Client Service im Portrait
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Monika Ebner
Hotel expert at tripmakery.com

Organising a school trip to Vienna can be a challenge as the variety of options can be overwhelming. We have put together the best ideas for an unforgettable school trip in this fascinating city, this selection offers something for everyone. Below we present 6 excursion destinations for school trips in Vienna.

Note: The selection was made according to our experts' own criteria and experience and does NOT contain paid advertising!


  • 1. Schönbrunn Palace

    Explore the splendor of Schönbrunn Palace, a gem of Austrian history. This Baroque palace, the former summer residence of the Habsburgs, is an ideal destination for school groups to experience European history first-hand. With its magnificently furnished rooms, the impressive palace gardens, and the world's oldest existing zoo, Schönbrunn offers a unique learning experience. Students can delve into Austrian art, culture, and history. A visit to Schönbrunn Palace is not just educational, but also inspiring.

    CategoryHistorical Site
    Opening times8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
    AddressSchönbrunner Schloßstraße 47, 1130 Vienna, Austria
    Arrival byMetro U4, Schönbrunn Station
    Websitehttp://www.schoenbrunn.at
    Suggested accommodations
    Boutique Hotel Donauwalzer ($25.00 - $50.00 / night)
    Hotel Post ($100.00 - $150.00 / night)
    A&O Wien Hauptbahnhof ($10.00 - $25.00 / night)

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  • 2. Kunsthistorisches Museum

    The Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna is a haven for young art enthusiasts. This world-famous museum houses one of the largest art collections in Europe, including works by Rembrandt, Vermeer, and Velázquez. A visit here enhances understanding of European art history and inspires students through the beauty of the exhibited works. The museum also offers interactive tours tailored for students to spark their interest and enthusiasm for art. An unforgettable experience that combines education and inspiration.

    CategoryMuseum
    Opening times10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, Thursday until 9:00 PM
    AddressMaria-Theresien-Platz, 1010 Vienna, Austria
    Arrival byMetro U2, U3, Volkstheater Station
    Websitehttp://www.khm.at
    Suggested accommodations
    HPA Hotel Andreas ($25.00 - $50.00 / night)
    A&O Wien Stadthalle ($25.00 - $50.00 / night)
    Henriette Stadthotel Vienna ($75.00 - $100.00 / night)

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  • 3. Vienna Prater

    The Vienna Prater is an exciting destination for school trips. This famous amusement park offers a variety of attractions, from nostalgic carousels to modern roller coasters. Here, students can learn how physics is applied in practice in a fun and vibrant environment. The Prater is also a place of rich cultural history, introducing students to the evolution of leisure activities in Europe. A visit here guarantees fun and education for all age groups.

    CategoryAmusement Park
    Opening times24 hours open, attractions have individual opening times
    AddressPrater, 1020 Vienna, Austria
    Arrival byMetro U1, U2, Praterstern Station
    Websitehttp://www.praterwien.com
    Suggested accommodations
    Hotel Zeitgeist Vienna Hauptbahnhof ($50.00 - $75.00 / night)
    PLAZA Premium Wien ($50.00 - $75.00 / night)
    JUFA Hotel Wien City ($25.00 - $50.00 / night)

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  • 4. Natural History Museum

    The Natural History Museum in Vienna offers an enthralling journey through natural history. From prehistoric dinosaurs to the wonders of outer space, students can explore it all here. This museum is not just a treasure trove of scientific knowledge, but also features interactive exhibits that make learning come alive. The impressive architecture and the diversity of the exhibits make every visit an adventure. Ideal for school groups interested in the natural sciences, eager to learn more about the history of our planet.

    CategoryMuseum
    Opening times9:00 AM - 6:30 PM, Wednesday until 9:00 PM
    AddressMaria-Theresien-Platz, 1010 Vienna, Austria
    Arrival byMetro U2, U3, Volkstheater Station
    Websitehttp://www.nhm-wien.ac.at
    Suggested accommodations
    arte Hotel Wien ($50.00 - $75.00 / night)
    Pentahotel Vienna ($25.00 - $50.00 / night)
    Hotel & Palais Strudlhof ($25.00 - $50.00 / night)

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  • 5. Vienna State Opera

    The Vienna State Opera is a must-visit for music lovers, offering students the chance to immerse themselves in the world of classical music. With its rich history and splendid architecture, the State Opera is a symbol of Viennese culture. School groups can not only experience impressive opera and ballet performances but also participate in special tours that provide insights into the world of opera. The State Opera promotes cultural awareness and musical education. A visit here is an opportunity to experience the magic of the performing arts.

    CategoryTheater
    Opening timesVaries depending on the performance
    AddressOpernring 2, 1010 Vienna, Austria
    Arrival byMetro U1, U2, U4, Karlsplatz Station
    Websitehttp://www.wiener-staatsoper.at
    Suggested accommodations
    Austria Classic Hotel Wien ($50.00 - $75.00 / night)
    Hilton Vienna Danube Waterfront ($50.00 - $75.00 / night)
    Hotel Kaiserhof Wien ($100.00 - $150.00 / night)

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  • 6. Belvedere Museum

    The Belvedere Museum in Vienna is a treasure trove of Austrian art and history. Comprising two Baroque palaces, the Upper and Lower Belvedere, it houses an impressive collection of Austrian art. School groups can admire masterpieces by Klimt, Schiele, and many others. The museum also provides a unique insight into Austrian history and culture. The magnificent garden between the palaces is a perfect spot to appreciate the beauty of Viennese architecture and nature. A visit to the Belvedere is an inspiring experience for students of all ages.

    CategoryMuseum
    Opening times10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    AddressPrinz Eugen-Strasse 27, 1030 Vienna, Austria
    Arrival byTram D, 18, S-Bahn: Quartier Belvedere
    Websitehttp://www.belvedere.at
    Suggested accommodations
    Best Western Plus Amedia Wien ($25.00 - $50.00 / night)
    Ibis Styles Wien City ($25.00 - $50.00 / night)
    Hotel Mercure Wien Westbahnhof ($50.00 - $75.00 / night)

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