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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

Special Opening Times 2022

Please note:
Due to staff shortages, areas of the exhibition are temporarily closed. Current information

Archive, Department of Prints and Drawings, Numismatic Collection

Tuesday and Wednesday    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.



Please note: The museum opens again on August 2nd.

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Monday - Sunday    10 a.m. - 4 p.m.


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Regular    € 8,–

Reduced  € 5,– (school children, students, disabled, unemployed, and groups (more than 10) )

Small groups / family€ 10,– (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 € 2,-.

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
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