We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The Tripadvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Museum of Contraception and Abortion

29 Reviews
Sorry, there are no tours or activities available to book online for the date(s) you selected. Please choose a different date.

Museum of Contraception and Abortion

29 Reviews
Sorry, there are no tours or activities available to book online for the date(s) you selected. Please choose a different date.
Recommended experiences in and around Vienna
from $35.63
More Info
from $195.35
More Info
from $35.38
More Info
from $31.38
More Info
Full view
Location
Contact
Mariahilfer Guertel 37 1st Floor, Vienna 1150 Austria
Getting there
WestbahnhofVienna U-Bahn3 min
Gumpendorfer StraßeVienna U-Bahn6 min
Get to know the area
Melk Abbey and Danube Valley Day Trip from Vienna
Day Trips

Melk Abbey and Danube Valley Day Trip from Vienna

1,262 reviews
Austria’s Danube Valley is known for its stunning landscapes and UNESCO World Heritage Site status, and it’s a popular choice for a day trip from Vienna. This tour takes in all the highlights, including a guided tour of Melk Abbey, a boat cruise along the Danube River or a meal (summer), and a trip to see views along the Wachau Valley.
$105.86 per adult
29Reviews1Q&A
Traveler rating
  • 20
  • 6
  • 3
  • 0
  • 0
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Selected filters
  • Filter
  • English
Popular mentions
Cymrocymraeg wrote a review Jan 2020
Caernarfon, North Wales142 contributions164 helpful votes
The museum was just across the road from our hotel (Leonardo), and a tram stop away from Westbahnhof. That said, It's not easy to find, as it does not have any door signs or anything.Google Earth pinpoints it in the correct location, but you can't see it!! We persevered, and by luck came across this big grey door with a row of doorbells on it. One of the doorbells had 'Museum' written on it, I pressed it..and hey presto...we were in! It cost EU8 each to go in, and it consists if just 2 small rooms. you are given one of those headsets, and this guy with a boring voice, talks you through. It was quite interesting, to be fair....weird, but interesting! The gentleman on reception was a really friendly guy.
Read more
Date of experience: January 2020
2 Helpful votes
Helpful
Share
macedonboy wrote a review Oct 2019
Glasgow, United Kingdom146,698 contributions100,215 helpful votes
+1
The museum is all about the subject in its name. The museum can be difficult to find as there’s only a small plaque by the door. The museum consists of two rooms of exhibits. All the exhibit descriptions as in German, but the staff will happily give out audio guides that has English. I thought the audio guide and exhibits were excellent, explaining how difficult life was in the days before people could easily control their reproductive health, and how much life has improved for people since. The museum is off the beaten track, but I was staying close by, so it was lucky. The subject matter will be difficult, but the museum covers and explains it with great dignity.
Read more
Date of experience: October 2019
28 Helpful votes
Helpful
Share
juno_usa wrote a review Sep 2019
Nashville, Tennessee170 contributions106 helpful votes
I'm happy to see here the many positive reviews as it finally convinced me to visit this place when having a short stay in Vienna. Only two little rooms but many interesting information and displays which were written in German but the English audioguide (included in the entry ticket) covers almost everything, just within 30-40 minutes. Staff was also friendly and welcoming. Don't be afraid not finding the museum, I was afraid of this upon some of the reviews but it is absolutely easy, just need to know the address - Mariahilfer Gurtel 37, ring the bell, get in, inside on the left there are stairs, go up there to the 1st floor and that's it, the door is opposite to the Gynmed clinic's.
Read more
Date of experience: September 2019
1 Helpful vote
Helpful
Share
Response from BiancaB3398, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Museum of Contraception and Abortion
Responded Sep 22, 2019
Thanks for your visit and your nice review.
Read more
tumbleweedchris wrote a review Apr 2019
Asheville, North Carolina697 contributions549 helpful votes
In order to visit this museum, you need to know it exists. Inside a building outside city center, you would never know it was there passing by. The museum is fairly cheap and the English audioguide is free with the price of admission. This is pretty much required as the exhibits are in German. This is a small, two room museum, but every bit of it has an interesting tidbit or fact. The audioguide isn't overly longwinded, and you can get through the whole tour in under an hour. The reader on the audioguide seems to have a wry delivery at times, which makes for a couple funny lines. Often I get tired of the big, conventional museums. Who remembers the hundredth piece of ancient pottery or another painting of Jesus after seeing it over and over? What you do remember is quirky little subjects like what this museum delivers. Take the time out of your day and find your way here.
Read more
Date of experience: March 2019
2 Helpful votes
Helpful
Share
Response from BiancaB3398, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Museum of Contraception and Abortion
Responded Sep 23, 2019
Thank you so much for your visit and your recommendation
Read more
Jazz M wrote a review Mar 2019
London, United Kingdom17 contributions16 helpful votes
A thorough and refreshing history of the subject. Come for the tactile models showing the internal placement of the coil, stay for the audio overview of colonialism’s malign influence on world medicine.
Read more
Date of experience: March 2019
1 Helpful vote
Helpful
Share
Response from BiancaB3398, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Museum of Contraception and Abortion
Responded Apr 2, 2019
Thank you so much for your visit and your review.
Read more
Previous
Frequently Asked Questions about Museum of Contraception and Abortion