Every Thursday from 3 to 8 pm, we invite you to view works on paper from the approximately 400,000 items in our collection of prints, drawings and photographs, which we will bring out to our study room for you to look at. There is no charge for this service. You may examine drawings, engravings, lithographs, etchings or photographs at your leisure.
Members of our curatorial staff will be glad to answer any questions you may have. You may like to browse our digital collection before your visit in order to gain an initial impression.
There is no need to book in advance.
Department of Prints, Drawings and Photographs
Thursdays 3 to 8 pm and at other times by arrangement
Yes, you can obtain a German-language multi-media guide at the cashier’s desk.
We offer the following audio guides to our collection:
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:
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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 presse@, indicating the desired date. staatsgalerie.de
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.