Your visit

Opening hours

The former synagogue is open during the season as follows:

Tuesday – Friday: 10 am – 5 pm
Saturday, Sunday & public holidays: 10 am – 6 pm

Closed on Mondays (except Easter and Pentecost Monday)



Cash and cards accepted

Adults EUR 5,00
Reduced admission* EUR 4,00
Children and teens (7 to 18 years old) EUR 3,50
Family ticket (2 adults and up to 4 children aged 18 and younger) EUR 10,00
Children up to 6 years old free
Combined ticket with Museum Niederösterreich Adults (valid on the same day) EUR 12,00
Combined ticket with Museum Niederösterreich Children and teens (valid on the same day) EUR 6,50
* Senior citizens over 65, students, apprentices, groups of 20 or more, people with disabilities (free entry for one accompanying person if listed on the disabled person’s pass)


School-age learners in class groups without a tour EUR 3,50
School-age learners in class groups with a tour (60 minutes) EUR 4,50


Per person EUR 4,50
Guided tour fee EUR 90,00
Foreign language tours and tours outside opening hours on request


Adults EUR 12,00

Tickets online

We recommend that you buy your tickets online before your visit. This provides a contactless, hassle-free experience and reduces queues at the ticket counter.

Please select a day ticket for the day you wish to visit. Tour tickets can also be purchased in advance to secure your place. Print-at-home tickets will be emailed to you immediately after purchase. 


The main entrance provides barrier-free access to the main space. For access to the exhibitions in the women’s gallery, please use the lift to the left of the entrance at Lederergasse 12 (turn right around the corner from the main entrance). Please let the staff at the ticket counter know that you would like to use the lift.


At the entrance you will find exhibition catalogues and a selection of publications by the Institute for Jewish History in Austria on the synagogue and its community, Jewish history in Austria, and topics related to Jewish religion and culture.


Location: Dr. Karl Renner-Promenade 22, 3100 St. Pölten

By train: ÖBB-timetables; Westbahn-timetables

Stop: Hauptbahnhof St. Pölten

There are several ways to get to the Former Synagogue from the main station (Hauptbahnhof St. Pölten):

LUP city bus: 
The Former Synagogue is directly accessible by LUP city bus lines 7 and 8 (departing from Hauptbahnhof St. Pölten, the main railway station). The “Steinergasse / Ehem. Synagoge” bus stop is opposite the Former Synagogue. 

All LUP buses are barrier-free

Buses run every 30 minutes from Monday to Saturday and every hour on Sundays and public holidays. 

See the 2024 timetable booklet, route map and diversion information here: 
LUP timetable and route map

You can also plan your journey directly from your mobile phone – see the VOR route planner and tariff calculator.

On foot from St. Pölten Central Station (Hauptbahnhof St. Pölten) 

Coming out of the main rail station, walk straight ahead in the Kremsergasse pedestrian zone to Riemerplatz, turn left into Wienerstrasse, straight on to Kugelgasse (turn right into the first street), left into Fuhrmannsgasse, then again right into Lederergasse and straight on to the Former Synagogue on Dr. Karl Renner-Promenade.

Walking time: approx. 12 min. (850 m)


Parking: There is very little parking nearby. Please use the underground car park in the cultural quarter (Kulturbezirk), which is about a 5-minute walk from the Former Synagogue (parking is free after 5:35 pm).


Cultural venues around the former synagogue:
Museum Niederösterreich, Festspielhaus St. Pölten, Bühne im Hof, Landestheater Niederösterreich, ...

Food and drink in St. Pölten
Tavern culture in Lower Austria
St. Pölten culture and leisure
Tourism in St. Pölten
Event calendar for Lower Austria

Gastro tips nearby: 
Local establishments in Wienerstrasse, Herrenplatz and Domplatz, or at Museum Niederösterreich (Pan Pan).

Full list of St. Pölten establishments 

Frequently asked questions



Dr. Karl Renner Promenade 22
3100 St. Pölten

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