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Dear friends of Vienna,

we would like to invite you to the International Tourist Guide Day on February 19th, 2017 in Vienna. Enjoy tours in the Austrian National Library and its Museums. Please find below a preview of our programme.

International Tourist Guide Day, Sunday, 19th February, 2017

Tours and lectures will be held throughout the whole day.

On Sunday, 19th of February, the International Tourist Guide Day will take place for the 28th time. About 150 Vienna Guides will be at your service in order to give you an insight into their occupation.
Our guests can look forward to a variety of tours and talks on different topics – and the complete programme is free of charge. The guided tours will take place in the State Hall of the National Library, in the Globe Museum, the Esperanto Museum, the Museum of Literature and in the Papyrus Museum. Additionally, there will be a children’s programme and tours in several foreign languages.

When: February 19th, 2017
Location: State Hall of the National Library and its Museums
Address: Josefsplatz 1, 1010 Vienna
Doors open at 10.00 a.m. - no entrance fees apply
Please register on February 19th at our meeting point: Vienna Tourist Guides’ Welcome desk in the Entrance Hall of the Museum.

Tours in English will be offered hourly from 11.00 a.m. until 3.00 p.m. Tours in French and Spanish will be offered at 11.00 a.m. and 2.30 p.m. Free guided tours are also offered in Arabic, Bulgarian, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Dutch, Esperanto, Italian, Latvian, Polish, Romanian, Russian and Swedish at 11.30 a.m. and 2.30 p.m.

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Tours for the Blind and Visually Impaired on Februry 17th, 2017

Visit the Kunsthistorisches Museum!

The Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna, and the Association of Licensed Vienna Guides invite blind and visually impaired visitors to a stroll through the comprehensive collections of the museum on Friday, 17th February, 2017, from 1.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.
Under the motto “Joy of Life – Dance and Music” our guests can experience how feasts were celebrated thousands of years ago in Egypt, Greece, and ancient Rome, or how drinking games were used to amuse guests at courtly banquets. Our visitors may join in dancing as they please, and they can take advantage of reading stations to round off the experience.

Accompanying persons are of course also more than welcome, and admission is free of charge for all who have registered – so don’t forget to register! These tours will be held in German only. 

We kindly ask you to register for these tours which will be held in German only.

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We are looking forward to welcoming you!

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Photo: State Hall, © Hejduk/Austrian National Library