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MQ Libelle

MQ Libelle, Blick MQ Vorplatz

© Hertha Hurnaus

MQ Libelle

MQ Libelle in the making

© Hertha Hurnaus

MQ Libelle Terrasse

© Hertha Hurnaus

© Hertha Hurnaus

MQ Libelle - on top of Leopold Museum

© Alexander Eugen Koller

© Alexander Eugen Koller

MQ Libelle

On September 4th 2020, the most beautiful cultural terrace in Vienna opened on the roof of the Leopold Museum. With free entry, MQ Libelle offers a view over the centre of the city to the Vienna mountains. Visitors are right above, yet right in the middle of the lively events taking place at the largest cultural complex in Europe. Named after its dragonfly shape, the space was designed by the architects Laurids and Manfred Ortner, who realised the MuseumsQuartier site in its current form at the end of the 1990s. MQ Dragonfly represents the creation of a new space for art and cultural projects over the rooftops of Vienna. Two of Austria's most important artists have designed the central elements of the terrace and building. Eva Schlegel has designed MQ Libelle's glass wall, while Brigitte Kowanz has created the iconic lighting fixtures on the terrace.

Opening hours MQ Libelle

Mon, Wed-Sun & holidays: 10-22h, last elevator ride up: 21.30h
The terrace area is open daily except for Tuesday and accessible free of charge. Access via two elevators on the east side of Leopold Museum.

Opening hours Kiosk „Zur Libelle"

Mon, Wed-Sun & holidays: 10-22h, closed during bad weather
Enjoy a drink or snack at "Zur Libelle" kiosk located on the terrace.

table reservations

Event location MQ Libelle

The architectural work of art MQ Libelle is accessible during cultural and commercial events and can be rented accordingly. Whether for conferences, gala dinners, wedding receptions or cocktail events, the multifunctional event room MQ Libelle leaves nothing to be desired and will delight you and your guests. 

Rent MQ Libelle



builder: MuseumsQuartier E+B GesmbH, Direktor Dr. Christian Strasser, MBA

architecture: Ortner & Ortner BAUKUNST
art installations: Brigitte Kowanz (lighting fixtures), Eva Schlegel (glass front)

contractor: Bauunternehmung Granit Gesellschaft m.b.H.
planer, ÖBA - ARGE:
FCP Fritsch, Chiari & Partner ZT GmbH
VASKO+PARTNER INGENIEURE Ziviltechniker für Bauwesen und Verfahrenstechnik GesmbH

conveyor technique: Kogler Aufzugbau GmbH
plumber and heating installer: Ledermüller Installationen GmbH
electrical engineering: Brüder Gros Elektro- und Telefonanlagenbau GesmbH
project coordination: BRANDSTETTER Projektsteuerung.Stadtentwicklung GmbH
accompanying control: WERKSTATT WIEN Spiegelfeld ZT GmbH

We would like to express our special thanks to:

The Republic of Austria, represented by Secretary of State Mag. Andrea Mayer

The City of Vienna, represented by mayor Dr. Michael Ludwig

Leopold Museum, represented by Dr. Helmut Moser, Direktor Mag. Hans-Peter Wipplinger

MuseumsQuartier Errichtungs- und BetriebsgesmbH, represented by chairman of the board Mag. Nikolaus Gretzmacher, MBA

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