Opening Hours

Tue to Fri

9 am - 5 pm

Sat, Sun, Bank Holiday

10 am - 6 pm

Monday by prior arrangement

24. and 31.12.2017


Ticket prices

(for entry to both special and permanent Exhibitions)


10,00 €


8,00 €

Children aged 6-14:

3,00 €

Groups (10+ persons):

8,00 € per person

School Classes:

1,00 € per person


20,00 €

Audio guide

3,00 €

Please note that cash payment only is accepted.

Guided Tours

For information about group guided tours in foreign languages, please contact us:

Monika Bode    0345/5247-361
Sven Koch        0345/5247-465

Prices (plus admission)

up to 15 persons:

45,00 € flat charge

starting from 16 participants:

plus 3 € per person

School Classes:

1,50 € per person

Public guided tours (in German) every Tuesday at 5 pm and every Sunday at 10:30 am (duration 90 min.).
Booking required!

Services and regulations

The State Museum is fully accessible and barrier-free. By means of a lift and lifting device all exhibition rooms can be reached. A folding wheelchair is available free of charge (use at your own risk). The side entrance of the museum in the Richard-Wagner-Strasse 9 is accessible for visitors with limited mobility. Two handicapped parking spaces are available behind the museum in the Mozartstraße, on both sides of the gate.

Exhibition texts
Please note: texts of the special exhibtion are in German language only. For English speaking visitors we recommend the use of our Audio guides.

Audio Guides
Audio Guides for the special exhibition are available in German and English.
In the permanent exhibition, we offer tours in German, English and French.

Photography in the exhibition
Photography is not permitted in the special exhibition due to restrictions by our lenders.
Photography without flash or tripods for non-commercial, private purposes is permitted in the permanent exhibition with the exception of the Nebra Sky Disc exhibit.

Prams and Buggies
Please note that prams and buggies cannot be taken into the exhibition rooms. Two carrycot seats are available at the museum for free loan.