Your visit to the Staatsgalerie

Aktuell aufgrund der Pandemie geschlossen

Regular Opening hours

10 am - 5 pm
Thursdays 10 am - 8 pm
Closed Mondays


Admission fees

Permanent Collection

7 € / 5 €



Free Admission
to the permanent collection and the special exhibitions

  • for children and young people up to and including the age of 20
  • for members of the Freunde der Staatsgalerie
  • with the Stuttcard and the Museumspass (available at our cashier's desk)

Special Exhibitions

With all the senses

12 € / 10 €
incl. collection

11,50 € / 9,50 €
only exhibition

Tickets are available in our webshop or at the service desk in the museum.

New#01 Contemporary Photography

im Sammlungseintritt enthalten

Tense conditions

incl. in permanent collection

Free entry to our collection and our exhibitions:

Please note our special regulations for various visitors:

Special regulations

Current information

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we, like all other cultural institutions, were  closed for over four months - now we are happy to be back! For your visit you need to book a timeslot and fill in our

contact form



Protective measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19

We are very pleased to welcome you to the Staatsgalerie. We look forward to your visit and kindly ask you to stick to the following safety measures:

  • For you own safety and the safety of others, only visit our museum if you feel healthy. Should you have any symptoms of an acute infection of the respiratory tract, we kindly ask you abstain from entering the museum.
  • All visitors are required to wear face coverings. We ask that you bring your own mask – please wear it when entering the building and during your entire stay in the building.
  • We are obliged to collect the contact details of all visitors for the purpose of tracing infections with SARS-CoV-2, however they will be destroyed after four weeks. You are welcome to print and fill out the visitor registration form prior to your visit and bring it with you.
  • Hand sanitiser is available in the entrance area.
  • Please follow the museum attendants’ directions.
  • Unfortunately, audioguides are currently not available in the museum. However, our audio tour in German is available for download here. This service is free of charge.


If you have further questions, please feel free to ask our staff at any given time.

Sanierung der Staatsgalerie

In den kommenden zwei Jahren finden bei uns umfangreiche Sanierungsmaßnahmen sowohl im Außen- als auch im Innenraum statt. Zuerst wird der Hof der Alten Staatsgalerie saniert, dann folgen bauliche Maßnahme zur Steigerung der Einbruchssicherung sowie die Sanierung der Klimaanlagen. Jede dieser Maßnahmen ist sehr wichtig. Es geht nicht nur um den Erhalt der Bausubstanz, sondern vor allem auch um den langfristigen Erhalt der Kunstwerke sowie um eine kontinuierliche Optimierung unseres Energie- und Umweltmanagements.

Für Besucherinnen und Besucher ergeben sich je nach Baufortschritt immer weiter neue Situationen und Anforderungen. An dieser Stelle informieren wir Sie über die gesamte Dauer der Maßnahmen zeitaktuell.

Phase 1: März bis Oktober 2021

Sanierung des Alten Hofes

Das Ziel der Sanierung ist die Instandsetzung des gesamten Hofbereiches der Alten Staatsgalerie.

Durch die Baumaßnahmen werden wir einen Großteil der Sammlung aus den Sammlungsräumen in die Depots verlagern. Hintergrund sind mögliche Erschütterungen der Werke durch ein Vibrieren der Wände im Zusammenhang mit Stoßarbeiten. Folgende Sammlungsbereiche sind somit von März – Oktober 2021 nicht zu besichtigen: Altdeutsche Malerei und Altniederländische Malerei. Auch bitten wir Sie um Verständnis, dass während der Bauphase immer wieder Baulärm entstehen wird, der eventuell auch Ihren Besuch beeinträchtigen wird.

Weitere Einschränkungen wird es in der ersten Bauphase nicht geben. Der Zutritt in die Staatsgalerie ist ganz normal gegeben. Über das aktuelle Ausstellungsprogramm können Sie sich hier informieren.



Barrierefreier Zugang

Our museum is accessible to visitors with restricted mobility. From Konrad-Adenauer-Strasse, a ramp leads up to the entrance. Alternatively, there is a lift at pavement level in front of the Kammertheater. The underground car park can be accessed at ground level.

From the Hauptbahnhof (main station), visitors with restricted mobility can reach the Staatsgalerie using bus line 40.

From the Hauptbahnhof, there are also fully barrier-free pedestrian routes enabling you to reach the museum in about 15 minutes.
In the museum, lifts and ramps provide full access to all exhibition spaces. You will also find disabled-access restrooms. In addition, you can borrow a wheelchair or a child’s buggy, free of charge, for your visit. Portable seats for visitors are also available free of charge.


Adress and Contact

Staatsgalerie Stuttgart
Konrad-Adenauer-Str. 30 - 32
70173 Stuttgart

T  +49 711 470 40-0
F  +49 711 236 99 83

Konrad-Adenauer-Str. 30

Getting here


To walk from the Hauptbahnhof (main station; about 12 min.), take the Königstrasse exit and immediately turn right, continue past the Stuttgart City “i-Punkt” tourist information centre towards the Oberer Schlossgarten and Schauspielhaus. Following the signs, take the barrier-free route through the Schlossgarten to Konrad-Adenauer-Strasse.
Cross at the traffic lights. Continue 80 metres to the Staatsgalerie entrance on your right. The entrance is barrier-free.

Alternative route (not barrier-free):
On reaching the Oberer Schlossgarten, cross it in the direction of the Opernhaus. Between the Landtag and the Opernhaus, a broad path leads to a pedestrian underpass. On the opposite side of the road, you will be able to see the postmodern building ensemble which includes the Haus der Geschichte, the Musikhochschule and the Kammertheater as well as the Staatsgalerie. After crossing the road, turn left and continue past the large water basin. About 100 metres further on, a ramp on the right leads up to the museum entrance.  


Take the bus or Stadtbahn (see numbers below) to the “Staatsgalerie” stop (about 6 minutes’ walk from the museum. Note that this route is presently not barrier-free!)

Bus: 40, 42
Stadtbahn: U1, U2, U4, U9, U14

Turn left, continue along Willy-Brandt-Strasse and across the major intersection. From here, the old Staatsgalerie building is already visible. Continue straight ahead along Konrad-Adenauer-Strasse, following the signs, until you reach the steps and pedestrian ramp leading up to the museum entrance on your left.


Alternatively, take the Stadtbahn (see numbers below) to the “Charlottenplatz” stop (about 8 minutes’ walk from the museum).

Stadtbahn: U5, U6, U7, U12, U15

Please use the exit marked “Schlossgarten” and follow the footpath past the Landtag to the pedestrian underpass by the Opernhaus. Once you are on the other side of the road, turn left and continue walking towards the Staatsgalerie. After about 100 metres you will reach the path up to the museum entrance.


The Staatsgalerie is not far from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof (main station).
From the station, it is about 12 minutes’ walk to the Staatsgalerie, or you can travel one stop on the bus or Stadtbahn to the “Staatsgalerie” stop.


Stuttgart is served by various coach operators, including FlixBus,, Hellö, Berlin Linien Bus, Eurolines, MeinFernbus and Postbus. From their dropping-off points you reach the Staatsgalerie as follows:

  • Central Bus Station Stuttgart-Obertürkheim
    Take S-Bahn line S1 (direction: Kirchheim) to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof (main station). From there it is about 12 minutes’ walk to the Staatsgalerie, or you can travel one stop on the bus or Stadtbahn to the “Staatsgalerie” stop.
  • Central Bus Station Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen
    The S-Bahn lines S4, S5 and S6 (all in the direction of Schwabstrasse) will take you to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof.
  • S-Bahn station Stuttgart-Vaihingen
    Lines S1 (direction: Kirchheim), S2 (direction: Schorndorf), S3 (direction: Backnang) and U1 (direction: Fellbach) connect the long-distance coach stop with Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof.
  • Stuttgart Flughafen/Messe
    From here, the S-Bahn line S2 (direction: Schorndorf) or S3 (direction: Backnang) will take you directly to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof in about 30 minutes. From there, walk through the Schlossgarten, following the signs, or change to a bus or the Stadtbahn.


In view of the high density of traffic, the large S21 construction site and the limited available parking, we recommend that you come by public transport.

Multi-storey car parks:
Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Haus der Geschichte, Landtag, Schlossgarten
For further information on parking, go to


There is a parking bay for tourist coaches between the Haus der Geschichte and the Staatsgalerie.

Information on parking for coaches can be found at


Stuttgart Airport (STR) is served by many major airlines.
From the airport, the S-Bahn line S2 (direction: Schorndorf) or S3 (direction: Backnang) will take you directly to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof (main station) in about 30 minutes. From there, walk through the Schlossgarten, following the signs, or change to a bus or the Stadtbahn.

Lesen und Stöbern

Booking guided tours

Book your individual guided tour online. You can choose from a wide selection  e.g. for

  •    private guided tours and groups
  •    schools

We will also be happy to take your booking in person.
For all groups of 10 or more, the visit must be booked for a specific time.
Please give advance notice of your group’s visit even if you do not wish to book a tour.
For our public guided tours and events, you can obtain a ticket directly at our cashier’s desk or from our ticket shop. Unfortunately, it is not possible for individuals to book for public guided tours in advance.

Booking and cancellation conditions
Overview of Prices




Öffentliche Gruppenbesuche und Führungen sind aktuell bis max. 9 Personen erlaubt.

Wenn Sie sich dafür interessieren, wenden Sie sich bitte an unseren Führungsservice unter  

Tel. +49 711 47040-452 / -453

(Mo - Thu 9.00 - 12.00 am and 2.00 - 4.30 pm, Fr 9.00 am - 1.00 pm)

Questions and answers


Yes, you can obtain a German-language multi-media guide at the cashier’s desk.

We offer the following audio guides to our collection:

  • Highlights of the collection
  • Provenance research (also in English)
  • Children’s tour
  • Sign-language commentaries on selected works

Audio guides are also available for major special exhibitions.
The multi-media guide costs EUR 5 for adults and EUR 2.50 for children. It was produced in collaboration with Antenna InternationalTM.


In the Staatsgalerie’s permanent collection, photographing and filming for private purposes are permitted.

Please note the following rules:

  • Photography and filming are permitted only without the use of flash, tripods, drones or selfie sticks.
  • Any use of films or photographs taken in the Staatsgalerie Stuttgart or on the museum´s properties for commercial purposes requires the written consent of the museum administration.
  • In special exhibitions, the permission varies, so please ask at the museums info-desk.
  • You are responsible for observing and preserving copyright. This does not expire until 70 years after the death of the artist. Further information may be obtained from VG Bild-Kunst
  • If any persons are recognizable in the photographs taken, their personal rights (rights over their own image) must also be respected.


Please submit an application in writing. Tell us the size of your team, the number of pieces of equipment, the locations (indoors or outdoors) where you wish to photograph or film, and the purpose for which the photographs or films are to be used. Allow at least a week for your enquiry to be processed. A thorough assessment must be carried out before consent can be given.

Please address your enquiry to Tom Gabriel


We reduced admission fees or free admission to various visitor categories. For details please see this list


Unfortunately we do not offer gift certificates. However, admission tickets and tickets for events may be purchased in advance from our ticket shop or at the cashier’s desk. Admission tickets for the permanent collection are valid for one year from the date of purchase. Tickets for special exhibitions are valid for the entire duration of the exhibition. Tickets for guided tours and events are valid only for the date and time booked. All tickets are transferable. Please note that, in the case of reduced-fee tickets, the holder will be required to show proof of eligibility upon entering the museum.

If you would like a gift certificate for the items on sale in the museum shop, please contact CEDON.


This is unfortunately not possible. However, tickets for guided tours and events may be purchased in advance from our ticket shop or at the cashier’s desk. These are valid only for the date and time booked. All tickets are transferable. Please note that, in the case of reduced-fee tickets, the holder will be required to show proof of eligibility upon entering the museum.


For safety reasons, visitors are not permitted to eat or drink in the exhibition rooms, or to take in large bags, backpacks, umbrellas or items of luggage larger than A4 size. Visitors may not take animals into any part of the museum (service dogs allowed).


You can leave your jacket, coat, umbrella and bags at our supervised cloakroom for a fee of one euro. Please note that, on rare occasions, the cloakroom may be unattended. In addition, we provide a limited number of lockers, for which a deposit is required. For large items of luggage, we recommend you use the lockers at the main railway station.

For school classes or groups with a large quantity of luggage, we can provide large, lockable wire mesh carts.


Yes, you may draw in our exhibition rooms. Please note that only pencils, including coloured pencils, may be used. If you would like to use oil paints, for instance to copy a painting, please address your enquiry to, indicating the desired date.

Please allow at least 10 working days for your enquiry to be answered.


This is possible if a time is arranged in advance. Please note that the group may not exceed 25 persons. This also applies to school groups: please split groups of more than 25. For groups of 10 or more (except school groups), the use of our audio system with headphones is obligatory. The fee is EUR 25.

Reduced fees

Reduced fees are available to the following visitor categories on presentation of proof of eligibility:

  • vocational trainees and students over 21
  • participants in the German Federal Volunteer Service, Voluntary Social Year and Voluntary Ecological Year
  • military service volunteers
  • visitors with a valid VVS ticket
  • visitors with a valid ticket for the Mercedes-Benz Museum Stuttgart

A reduced fee is also available to groups of 10 or more.

Gruppen ab 10 Personen

Gruppen ab 10 Personen:

Sammlung: ermäßigt

Sonderausstellung: ermäßigt

Bitte melden Sie Ihren Gruppenbesuch vorab bei unserem Führungsservice an.

Studierende / Auszubildende / Freiwilligendienste

Gegen Vorlage eines entsprechenden Nachweises erhalten Studierende, Auszubildende und Teilnehmer an Freiwilligendienste wie folgt Nachlass:

Sammlung: frei

Sonderausstellung: ermäßigt
(Ausnahme: angemeldete Gruppen im Seminarverband erhalten ebenfalls freien Eintritt)

Menschen mit Beeinträchtigungen

Gegen Vorlage eines gültigen Schwerbehindertenausweises mit einer Beeinträchtigung ab 50 %:

Sammlung: ermäßigt

Sondereinstellung: ermäßigt

Ihre eingetragene Begleitperson (B) erhält freien Eintritt in die Sammlung und Sonderausstellung.



Anreise mit dem VVS / Metropol Tagesticket

Gegen Vorlage eines gültigen Tickets (auch Wochen-, Monats- und Jahrestickets)

Sammlung: ermäßigt

Sonderausstellung: ermäßigt

SWR2 Kulturkarte

Gegen Vorlage einer aktuellen SWR2 Kulturkarte:

Sammlung: frei

Sonderausstellung: ermäßigt

Please note our special regulations:

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