Welcome to the Waldviertel Art Museum

One of the most unusual museums in northern Austria, the family-friendly Waldviertel Art Museum offers visitors stimulating exhibitions, a large sculpture park, and creative activities for all ages.

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Signs of Life

As of March 21rd: A journey through the graphic works of universal artist and the museum’s founder Makis Warlamis (1942 – 2016).

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The Sculpture Park: A Place of Discovery

The magical sculpture park with its many marvels forms a harmonious link between the international atmosphere of the museum architecture and the surrounding Waldviertel landscape.

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Art Courses and Creative Workshops

Art holds many secrets which only experienced artists can unlock for you. You’ll be amazed to discover how much natural talent is waiting to be tapped.

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Opening Times & Prices

Mo - Su 10am -18pm

Address & Arrival

Mühlgasse 7a, 3943 Schrems, T: 02853/72888

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Museum, park and café are open


exhibition "sign of life"

We are grateful to be able to welcome you again in person! We are even allowed to offer creativity classes again.
The online activities remain online though, for example the audience gallery. You can already see the first contributions here. If you like to participate, please send us your "sign of life". Have a look at the details about the initiative and the new annual exhibition 2020 "Signs of Life", including online guided tours with curator Bernhard Antoni-Bubestinger, which might offer you some inspiration. We invite you to become part of this collective exhibition.


IDEA Shop - reopened!


many items are also available online

The IDEA Shop has reopened with different opening times: Mon - Sat, 10 - 12 am and 2 - 6 pm as well as Sunday and holidays 10 am - 5 pm or by appointment. You can also still order many items online or via telephone. We show a variety of products on our website and would be pleased to send you your favorites by post or parcel service. Please feel free to contact us via telephone (02853/77104) or e-mail (shop@idea-design.at). We are looking forward to meeting or hearing from you!