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Academy of Sciences (Vienna)
Dr- Ignaz- Seipel- Platz 2
Subway: Stephansplatz, Stubentor
Tel. 515 810
Open: 8am- 5pm Mon- Fri
Description of Academy of Sciences
Academy of Sciences or Akademie der Wissenschaften
is part of the historic Old University of Vienna. This magnificent
building with a beautiful Baroque facade was designated in 1753 by
architect Jean Nicolas Jadot de Villey- Issey. One of the most
notable rooms in the Academy of Sciences is Aula or the Great Hall.
Another notable room is the Ceremonial Hall. Famous composer Haydn
performed his Creation in this hall for the first time in 1808
shortly before he died a year later. It was the last time people saw
famous composer in public.