Organisation profile

Weltmuseum Wien

Ethnological museums are witnesses to the cultural diversity and changes of our human societies.

Exhibitions provide ethnological museums with an opportunity to display their collections to the general public. The treasures they preserve are dedicated to the better understanding of individual cultures or regions of the world, or offer a comparative approach to the entire spectrum of cultural diversity.

In their examination of cultural differences and that which all people have in common, ethnological museums render an important contribution to the understanding of a world that has become much smaller due to the improved possibilities of mobility and communication, and at the same time increasingly multicultural due to migration. It is our task to contextualise social changes and developments in today’s world by means of our extensive collections.

Weltmuseum Wiqn
Vienna 1010
Phone: 01 534305052

Events at Weltmuseum Wien

© Katharina Heigl

Weltmuseum Wien
Dec 5 2019 to Jun 30 2020

Oracle bone devination apparatus © KHM-Museumsverband © KHM-Museumsverband

Weltmuseum Wien
Dec 5 2019 to Jun 30 2020