In accordance with the government guidelines the Austrian States Archives are closed from April 1st, 2021.
Please note our websites and social media accounts for further information.
Thank you for your understanding and stay healthy!
Please note: Advance Notification in Reading Rooms
Please note, the Austrian States Archives opened the access to order up to 6 boxes of archival material for your research in our reading rooms.
Please note: An advance notification is essential for your research in the reading rooms of the Austrian State Archives. Please use our online-tool for reservations.
- Reservation for the reading room, Zentralarchiv
- Reservation for the reading room, Haus-, Hof- and Staatsarchiv
- Reservation for the library, Zentralarchiv
The reservation concerns only one seat in the reading room. If you would like to apply for records and archival material, pls. address your request directly to the respective departments.
No fees are currently charged.
The reading rooms of the Austrian States Archives in the central archive in Nottendorfer Gasse 2, 1030 Vienna are open from Monday to Friday at the usual opening hours. The reading room in the Haus-, Hof- and Staatsarchiv is open from Monday to Thursday at the usual opening hours.
Due to the legal requirements in connection with the corona virus and due to the safety of our visitors, the number of seats is limited and therefore registration is required.
After reopening the reading rooms, the Austrian States Archives automatically extends all currently valid tickets for the duration of the corona-dependent closing time and the period of limited free access.
We ask for your understanding!