Plan your visit

Germanisches Nationalmuseum
Kartäusergasse 1
90402 Nuremberg

Phone: +49 (0)911 / 1331-0


Opening Times

  • Permanent and special exhibitions
    Tuesday - Sunday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    Wednesday 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
    Monday closed
    Archive, Department of Prints and Drawings, Numismatic Collection
    Tuesday - Friday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    Monday - Friday 9.30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    Wednesday 9.30 a.m. - 8 p.m.

    The exhibition halls are accessible to wheelchair users.

    Taking photographs without a flash is permitted in the museum (except in special exhibitions) and only small bags can be taken into the exhibitions.

  • Schloss Neunhof
    Closed because of restoration in 2018 / 19
    Find out more
    April to September:
    Monday - Sunday

    9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    October to March:
    Monday - Sunday

    10 a.m. - 4 p.m.


  • Regular € 8,–
    school children, students, disabled, unemployed, and groups (more than 10)
    € 5,–
    Small groups / family
    minimum 3, maximum 6 persons with maximum 2 adults over 18 and up to 4 children up to 18 years old
    € 10,–
    children in class or youth groups € 1,–
    Wednesdays free admission from 18:00 (6:00 pm) on, except special exhibitions.
    Museum Members
    Entrance to the permanent collection free
    special exhibitions in Exhibition Hall I € 3,–
    At presentation of a VGN day’s ticket or valid VGN travelcard you gain access at reduced entry fee.
  • Kaiserburg Museum
    incl. Kaiserburg/Tiefer Brunnen/Sinwellturm
    € 7,–
    for disabled, closed groups (15 persons minimum) and persons over 65
    € 6,–
    young adults under 18 free
    Schloss Neunhof (closed 2018/19)
    At presentation of a VGN day’s ticket or valid VGN travelcard you gain access at reduced entry fee.

Guided Tours and Reservations

Guided Tours (in engl.):
Highlights of the Permanent Collections
€ 3,- + admission

Sunday Oct 7th, 2 pm
Sunday Oct 21st, 2 pm

Sunday Nov 4th, 2 pm
Sunday Nov 18th, 2 pm

Sunday Dec 2nd, 2 pm
Sunday Dec 16th, 2 pm



Offers for school classes and youth groups

Phone: +49 911 13 31-241
Offers for guided group tours
Phone: +49 911 13 31-238
Further information on the Education Department (KPZ) of the museums in Nuremberg:

Museum Map

The construction of the various buildings comprising the Germanisches Nationalmuseum extends from the middle ages to the 20th century. Maps of the museum show you which collections are in which parts of the building.

Look at the map


Location and Approach

  • Germanisches Nationalmuseum
    Kartäusergasse 1
    90402 Nuremberg

    Centrally located in Nuremberg’s main traffic intersection: 350 meters from the main railway station. only a few kilometers from access to the motorways A3 and A9, from the airport and from the terminals of the cruise ships on the Rhine-Main-Danube canal. There are more than 20 parking spaces for buses next to the museum and Underground connection is optimal.

    • From the main train station ca. 10 minutes on foot
    • U-Bahn (Underground) Line 1 Station Lorenzkirche
    • U-Bahn Line 2 Station Opernhaus (opera)
    • Parking available in surrounding car parks
    • From the Nuremberg airport 15 minutes U-Bahn to Opernhaus
    VGN-journey planner

GNM Museum Shop

CEDON MuseumShops GmbH

Sabine Kaul
Kornmarkt 1
D-90402 Nürnberg

Phone: +49-911-2358 113
Fax: +49-911-2358 122

Opening Times
Tues. - Sun.                                    10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Wed.                                                 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Café Arte

Chef Andreas Maierhofer will indulge you with his Austrian-inspired culinary creations – but you can also get a quick cappuccino in between.

Opening Times
Tuesday - Sunday                         10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Wednesday                                    10 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Reservations: Phone +49-911-1331-286
Café Arte


Turn your event into an unforgettable experience! Plan a meeting in the largest museum of cultural history in Germany! Organize your activity in an unusual ambience, situating it within the boundaries of a cultural program that breaks boundaries.

The museum, situated in the center of the old city, offers highly suitable rooms for events of all kinds. Access is excellent: 8 minutes from the main train station, walking distance from the train station, 2 minutes from the U-Bahn station Opernhaus, direct connection to the airport, and parking garages and hotels of various categories in the immediate vicinity.

Art and culture, music and culinary treats – we would like
to assist you in the creation of your program.

Appointments and reservations

Phone: +49-911-1331 233
Fax: +49-911-1331 122

Rental documents (PDF german)



GNM Highlight
aus der Dauerausstellung