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Opening hours

Tue. – Sun.: 10:00am – 6:00pm
Second Friday of every month: 10am – midnight (free entry from 6:00pm)


Price Collections / Exhibitions "Kretschmer" + Collections


9€ / 13€


4,50€ / 6,50€

Children and teenagers (up to and including 17 years)


Holders of the LWL- MuseumsCard

free / 50%

Holders of the MünsterCard

free / 4€

Second Friday of every month: free admission from 6:00pm to midnight.

* Discount tickets available for recipients of social benefits (Sozialgesetzbüchern II und XII), students up to age thirty (student ID required), trainees, volunteers, and persons with a degree of disability of 50 % or more (assistant free of charge upon presentation of relevant ID).

Guided tours (including Zoom tours): €2 per person

Tickets are available online and at the museum ticket office.

Events, tours and workshops

The museum's program is diverse.
There are tours and workshops, readings, concerts and lectures, as well as a film gallery.
The Long Fridays have thematic focuses and turn a visit to the museum into an event until midnight.


Tickets for your museum visit, events, tours and workshops are available online and on site at the museum.
Our visitor service will be happy to advise you by phone at 0251 5907 201.


Click here to buy individual and guided-tour tickets.

Click here to buy tickets for events and workshops held online and at the



Wolfgang Heimbach. A german baroque painter at european courts

About the exhibition

Kidditorial August Macke.

Macke for children

To the Kidditorial

The illustration shows a man with a kippa and a woman. Between them is a microphone.


To the podcast

Click here to listen to our new podcast: Foyer Talks


To the podcast

A book with addresses lies open on the table.

Provenance research

On provenance research

The photo shows a work of art.

Artwork of the month

To the overview

Calendar of events


Lesung mit Rasmus Engler und Jan Müller

Montag, 5.12.2022

20 Uhr

Show Details

Barbarossa. Die Kunst der Herrschaft


Freitag, 28.10.2022 bis Sonntag, 5.2.2023

Show Details

Phyllida Barlow STREET untitled: shelfstructure


Freitag, 8.7.2022 bis Sonntag, 12.3.2023

Show Details

KunstGeschichten: Heilig, heilig, heilig?

Öffentliche Tour

Dienstag, 6.12.2022

15 - 16 Uhr


Show Details

Barbarossa. Die Kunst der Herrschaft

Tour durch die Ausstellung

Mittwoch, 7.12.2022

12.15 - 13.15 Uhr


Show Details

Phyllida Barlow. STREET

Kuratorinnenrundgang mit Marianne Wagner

Mittwoch, 7.12.2022

16.30-17.30 Uhr


Show Details

Familienworkshop Ukraine: Gänsekiel und Drachenblut; Mittelalterliche Schreibwerkstatt

für Ukrainische Familien mit Kindern ab 2 Jahren

Donnerstag, 8.12.2022

16 - 17.30 Uhr


Show Details

Back to the Roots. Mittelalterliche Techniken: Neues Jahr, neues Chaos? Kalender gestalten II

Workshop ab 15 Jahren

Donnerstag, 8.12.2022

16 - 19 Uhr

Show Details

Barbarossa. Die Kunst der Herrschaft

Tour durch die Ausstellung

Donnerstag, 8.12.2022

16.15 - 17.15 Uhr


Show Details

Curator's Choice Instagram Tour

"Spielräume. Die höfische Gesellschaft und das Schachspiel"; in der Barbarossa-Ausstellung mit Ingrid Fisch

Donnerstag, 8.12.2022

17 Uhr

Show Details

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