The MAK offers a diverse program of guided tours and educational activities for adults, small children and youth. Collection curators, exhibition curators, and art educators lead visitors through the Permanent Collection, temporary exhibitions, and the various branches of the MAK. No prior registration is required to take part in the regularly held tours at the MAK and its branches. The tour fee is 2 per individual, excepting children up to age 6.
Walks through the MAK
Walks through the MAK covering the highlights of the Permanent Collection take place every Saturday at 11 a.m. (German) and every Sunday at 12 noon (English).
The educational program for temporary exhibitions includes a continuous information service and short guided tours on Saturday afternoons, as well as guided tours on Saturday and Sunday afternoons. For details, please see the exhibitions respective pages on our website or consult the
On selected Thursdays, we offer expert tours of current exhibitions led by the MAKs collection and exhibition curators; these always start at 5 p.m. For details, please see the exhibitions respective pages on our website or consult the
Tours of current exhibitions or focused on specific themes of the collection are finished off with a discussion that follows at the ÖSTERREICHER IM MAK restaurant. Total price 12. Advance registration required.
Themed tours at the MAK branches
From May to November, walks and themed tours through the MAK Tower* and the MAKs Geymüllerschlössel branch take place every Saturday and Sunday.
* Due to unforeseen but necessary renovation work, the MAK Tower / Gefechtsturm Arenbergpark is closed until further notice. We apologize and thank you for your understanding.
Special and group tours
The MAK also offers custom-tailored special tours which can be scheduled to suit your needs! Both the content and length of such tours can be adapted to your preferences, and special tours can be held in German or in English (for further languages: please inquire).
The event series MAK NITE Lab is a platform for experiments and experimental designs. MAK NITE Lab is the MAKs open laboratory for intercreativity held on selected Tuesday evenings; it serves as a practical field of experimentation for the contemporary scene and features artistic stances from contemporary art, (fashion) design, performance, architecture, media and audiovisual art.
The Historicism and Art Nouveau Collection on permanent display includes an overview of a hundred years of Thonet furniture production. These and other timeless items of bent wood furniture manifest a creative approach that ingeniously exploits the properties of the material and points to new ways ahead for seating furniture.