Museums & Galleries

A journey of exploration through Graz

Graz offers plenty of entertainment for locals and guests. The city’s varied museums are particularly popular with visitors of all ages. Come and see for yourself!

The varied museums of Graz

As a UNESCO World Heritage City and official City of Design, Graz boasts a multitude of fascinating museums, characterised by a thrilling mixture of tradition and avant-garde. One of the city’s biggest museums is Universalmuseum Joanneum. With its 20 museums and 14 locations across Graz and the entire province of Styria, it is a popular source of entertainment and information.

All museums in Graz at a glance
Graz Museum Schlossberg | © Sebastian Reiser

Museums in Graz

Our tips

The following museums are among the top sights of Graz:

Fans of unusual utensils from the present and past should drop by at the Lock and Key Museum Schell Collection or Johann Puch Museum. In addition, the Diocese Musuem in the diocese seminary is also worth a visit. During the year, it displays ecclesiastical treasures. During the Christmas season, a nativity trail leads from the ice nativity scene at Landhaus courtyard directly to the museum’s Christmas exhibition.

© Graz Tourismus - Harry Schiffer

Steiermark Schau 2025

In 2025, Schloss Eggenberg will be transformed into the venue for the third STEIERMARK SCHAU.

In 2025, Schloss Eggenberg will be transformed into the venue for the third STEIERMARK SCHAU. The UNESCO World Heritage Site and all the museums on site invite visitors to take a look at the history of the palace and all its inhabitants. A pavilion will also complete the show in 2025.

Steiermark Schau I Eggenberg Palace in Graz I April to November 2025
CoSA | © Universalmuseum Joanneum - J. Kucek


for children and older kids

Older kids and youths love the CoSA, a science centre where you can experience technology and natural sciences from up close.

For younger children, we recommend FRida & freD children’s museum with its numerous exhibitions, workshops and participatory plays.

Graz for families
Joanneum Quarter in Graz | © Graz Tourismus - Harry Schiffer

Joanneum 24-hour & 48-hour tickets

Reduced price entry to all sections

The Joanneum 24h | 48h ticket entitles you to entry for all of the exhibitions at the Universalmuseum Joanneum for 24 or 48 hours from the time of purchase. Guided tours are not included in the ticket price but can be purchased at the relevant ticket desk before you participate.

Joanneum 24-hour & 48-hour tickets

The Graz Card

Discover and experience Graz conveniently!

Explore Graz in 24, 48 or 72 hours comfortably with bus, train or tram and discover lots of attractions free of charge. The Graz Card is the perfect travel companion for a discovery tour through the city with your family: Two children under 15 can accompany you free of charge.

Graz Card
New gallery in Graz | © Graz Tourismus - Harry Schiffer


Museums are not old-fashioned and outdated, on contrary - they are hip and up-to-date. Have a look at the numerous collections in Graz. Talking about art – when visiting Graz make sure to stroll through our galleries to gain surprising insights.


Museums & Galleries in Graz