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Kartaeusergasse 1, 90402 Nuremberg
Phone:   +49 (0)911 / 1331-0
Fax:   +49 (0)911 / 1331-200


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Opening Times

We are open from Tuesday till Sunday

Permanent and Temporary Exhibitions

Tuesday - Sunday    10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Wednesday    10 a.m. - 8,30 p.m.
Monday    closed

Please note:
Due to staff shortages, areas of the exhibition are temporarily closed. In July and August 2023 there may also be closures due to heat. Current information

Archives, Department of Prints and Drawings, Numismatic Collection

Tuesday - Friday    9 a.m. - 16 p.m.

Please make a reservation before visiting the study room:


Monday - Friday    9,30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Wednesday    9.30 a.m. - 8 p.m.



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Monday - Sunday    10 a.m. - 4 p.m.


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Regular    € 10,–

Reduced  € 6,– (school children, students, disabled, unemployed, and groups (more than 10) )

Small groups / family€ 14,– (minimum 3, maximum 6 persons with maximum 2 adults over 18 and up to 4 children up to 18 years old €)

children in class or youth groups € 1,–
Wednesdays free admission from 5.30 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.

Regular    € 7,– (incl. Kaiserburg/Tiefer Brunnen/Sinwellturm)
Reduced  € 6,– (for disabled, closed groups (15 persons minimum) and persons over 65)
young adults under 18    free

At presentation of a VGN day’s ticket or valid VGN travelcard you gain access at reduced entry fee.


Our new Audio-Tour offers a journey through the museum and presents fascinating informations about our Highlights like the Golden Hat, the Behaim Globe or masterpieces by Albrecht Duerer. Available in english and 7 other languages in the entrance hall for € 3,-.

Location and Approach

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Germanisches Nationalmuseum
Kartaeusergasse 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
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  • 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

Guided Tours and Reservations

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Due to corona-crisis there are no guided tours at the moment

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

Offers for school classes and youth groups
Phone: +49 (0)911 / 1331-241
Offers for guided group tours
Phone: +49 (0)911 / 1331-238
Further information on the Education Department (KPZ) of the museums in Nuremberg:


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CEDON MuseumShops GmbH

Sabine Kaul
Kornmarkt 1
D-90402 Nürnberg

Phone. +49 (0)911 / 2358-113
Fax +49 (0)911 / 2358-122

Opening Times
Tues. - Sun.                        10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Wed.                                   10 a.m. - 8,30 p.m.


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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. - 8,30 p.m.

Reservations: Phone +49 (0)911 / 1331-286
Café Arte


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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)

Information and Services

Plan Your Visit
Opening Times
Location and Approach
GNM Museum Shop