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  • Address: Westbahnstrasse 40, Vienna, Austria
  • Hours: Open daily 2pm–6pm
  • Admission: Adults €7

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WestLicht Center for Photography Tours

Vienna’s first museum dedicated purely to photography opened in 2011 in a former glass factory and the following year combined its collection with the OstLicht Gallery in Absberggasse, which curates special exhibitions of hard-hitting, edgy contemporary photography.

WestLicht has Vienna’s biggest collection of historic cameras, ranging from daguerreotypes produced in the 1840s – the world’s first commercial camera – to KGB spy cameras and a Hasselblad that went into space with the Apollo missions. As well as temporary exhibitions throughout the year – past shows have featured landscapist Ansel Adams and Henri Cartier-Bresson – the museum also participates in the annual World Press Photo, which celebrates award-winning photo-journalism. 

Along with a stylish café and bar, the WestLicht also has an arty shop selling images shot by contemporary photographers such as Canadian rock singer Bryan Adams and German film-maker Wim Wenders.  

Practical Info

Westbahnstrasse 40. Open daily 2pm–6pm. Admission adults €7, seniors & students €4, kids 6–16 €2, under 6 free. Metro U3 to Zieglergasse.

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