Opening hours, admission prices and guided tours

Opening hours

Tue–Sun 10 am–5 pm
Thu 10 am–8 pm (Zentis-day, free admission!)
Mon closed

Library: Tue–Fri 1 pm–5 pm

11.09. / 24.12. / 25.12. / 31.12. / During Carnival Thu and Sun closed


Adults 6 €
Reduced 3 €
Groups starting from 8 persons 3 €/pers.
Everyone under 21 years of age: Free Admission!
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.

Free admission

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

Guided 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.

On working days:
Starting from 40€ for 60 min (max. 25 pers.)

On Sundays and public holiday:
Starting from 50€ for 60 min (max. 25 pers.)

Kindergartens and schools

On working days:
Starting from 20€ for 60 min (max. 25 pers.)

On Sundays and public holiday:
Starting from 30€ for 60 min (max. 25 pers.)

Public guided tours


Info and booking

Karl-Heinz Jeiter
T. +49 241 1807-115
F. +49 241 1807-101

Info, booking and reservation for special Events

T. +49 241 1807-104
F. +49 241 1807-101

To the museum by bus
If travelling by ASEAG bus you can purchase a combined ticket for the ride and for the admission to the museum. This is available for the city of Aachen or the city region of Aachen for adults, children and for families. Find out more on


Art and Computer Games


Contemporary Perspectives since 1989


Thinking Action
Aachen Art Prize 2016


The Aachen mural painter Klaus Paier


As a Matter of Fact

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