CENL Event

26th February 2021

Austrian National Library: Free online tour of the State Hall

State Hall

If you can’t come to the State Hall, the State Hall just comes to your home: Take a virtual live tour of one of the most beautiful libraries in the world.

Whether details of the impressive dome fresco, a view of the famous Star Chambers or interesting facts about the imposing statue of Emperor Charles VI in the middle of the hall: with this online format you get to know the stately hall from a completely new perspective. Together with the guide, he walks live through the Google Streetview recording of the statehall, and he is happy to answer all questions via chat.

About the stately hall: Emperor Charles VI arranged the construction of this jewel of profane Baroque architecture for his court library. Built between 1723 and 1726, the State Hall, with its 200,000 valuable books, conveys the authentic image of a baroque universal library.

Friday, March 5, 2021, Duration: approx. 45 minutes

5 p.m.: » to register

Cost: free

Meeting point: Link will be announced in the registration confirmation

Technical requirements: PC or mobile device with internet access and headphones or loudspeakers, but for technical reasons we recommend participation in the PC

  • Supported operating systems: Windows 7 and above (32-bit and 64-bit), MacOS X 10.10 and above
  • Supported mobile operating systems: Android 4.4 and above, iOS 10 and above
  • Recommended browsers: Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox

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