The Ludwig Forum is situated in the north of Aachen


Until 30.06.2019

Adults: 10,00 €
Reduced: 6,00 €

Reduced admission until 05.09.2019 due to conversion

Adults: 4,00 €
Reduced: 2,00 €

From 06.09.2019

Adults: 6,00 €
Reduced: 3,00 €


Zentis-Day: Every Thursday free Admission!

“Six for Six”-Ticket 14 € (reduced 10 €)
Visit the six museums (Centre Charlemagne, Couven-Museum, Internationales Zeitungsmuseum, Suermondt-Ludwig Museum, Ludwig Forum and town hall) within six month.

“Auf ins Museum”-Ticket 12 €
One ticket for eight museums (Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst Aachen, Suermondt-Ludwig Museum Aachen, Leopold-Hoesch-Museum & Papiermuseum Düren, Deutsches Glasmalereimuseum Linnich, KuK Monschau, BEGAS HAUS Heinsberg, Kunsthaus NRW Kornelimünster, ikob – Museum für Zeitgenössische Kunst in Eupen/Ostbelgien).

Free admission

  • for seriously disabled persons
  • for everyone under 21 years of age
  • for kindergartens and schools of the Euregio
  • on “Familiy Sundays”, the “International Museum Day” and the “Tag des offenen Denkmals”

Barrier-free museum

Via our parking-area and main entrance the exhibition rooms, the library and the workshop are accessible by people with disabilities. The Ludwig Forum has two elevators and a barrier-free bathroom facility. When given notice in advance, we also offer guided tours in sign language. If you like, you can become active yourself in context of various workshops. Our museum-educational staff is experienced at supervising individual workshops for people with disabilities. We look forward to your visit and providing you with further information.

Karoline Schröder / Petra Kather
Tel. +49 241 1807-115


Public transport

Bus stop Ludwig Forum from Aachen main station
Line 11, 21, 31
By bus: timetable

Those arriving by ASEAG bus have the opportunity to purchase a combi-ticket with museum admission at the main station. Available for the city of Aachen or the StädteRegion Aachen, as adult, children or family ticket.

By car

From Cologne highway A4/E40 (ca. 45 min)
From Maastricht highway A79 (ca. 30 min)
From Liège highway E40 (ca. 45 min)



Guided tours

Public guided tours
Every Sun 3pm
Every Sun  noon + 3pm regarding the exhibition Thrill of Deception.From Ancient Art to Virtual Reality (2019, April 7 – June 30)
2 €/pers. plus admission

In our calendar you can find an overview of up­com­ing public tours (in Ger­man).


Childcare during the public guided tour
In the workshop we design our own works of art. We paint and draw or build fantastic sculptures.
Every Sun 3–4 pm during the public guided tour.


Customised group tours

Whether young or old, birthday party or company outing, with all current exhibitions and presentations of the collection, we offer tailor-made themed tours in German, English, Dutch and French. Upon request, the guided tour can be combined with practical work in our workshop. We are happy to advise you further.

In German
Thu-Sat: 1h: 40 € for groups up to 25 people
Sundays and Holydays : 1h: 50 € for groups up to 25 people

In Dutch, French or English
Thu-Sat: 1h: 50 € for groups up to 25 people
Sundays and Holydays : 1h: 55 € for groups up to 25 people

Additional 30 min.: 20 €



Art mediation in the Ludwig Forum offers many opportunities for cooperation and activities for all ages and types of school. Be it dialogue or actionoriented tours, in-depth practical and artistic activities in the workshop or creative writing about pictures and objects – be it in German, Dutch or French, the methods of teaching of contemporary art are very varied. Further information!


Info and booking
Tel. +49 241 1807-115


House rules



Jülicher Straße 97-109
52070 Aachen
Tel. +49 241 1807-104
Fax +49 241 1807-101 


Opening hours:
Tue–Sun 10 am–5 pm
Thu 10 am–8 pm
Mon closed

Di–Fr 13–17 Uhr

Closed: 24.12., 25.12., 31.12.,
During Carnival Thu & Sun

Admission: 10 € / reduced 6 €

Free entry:
On Thursdays and on New Year’s Day

Guided tours and workshops