Plan your visit

Current Regulations

The Corona Protection Ordinance NRW applies.

There is no requirement to provide proof or wear a mask. However, we recommend wearing a face mask during your visit for your protection.

Opening hours

Mon closed
Tue – Sun 10am – 5pm
Thu 10am – 8pm (except public holidays)

Ascension Day May 8, 10am – 5pm
Corpus Christi May 30, 10am – 5pm
Guided tours are at 3pm on public holidays.

Tue – Fri 1 – 5pm

closed on: Fat Thursday / Carnival Sunday / Rose Monday / Easter Monday / Whit Monday / Dec 24, 2024 / Dec 25, 2024 / Dec 31, 2024 / Jan 1, 2025

open on: Dec 26, 2024 


Regular € 6.00
Reduced € 3.00

Reduced for students, trainees, honorary pass holders, spa card holders, alumni card holders

Free admission for children an young adults up to and including 21 years of age, people with disabilities (B or H) and their companions, Aachen Pass holders.

Groups from 8 persons: € 3.00 p.p.

Six for Six
With the museum card “Six for Six” you can visit the five municipal museums Ludwig Forum Aachen, Suermondt-Ludwig-Museum, Couven-Museum, Centre Charlemagne, International Newspaper Museum plus City Hall. The ticket is valid for six months and costs € 14.00, reduced € 10.00.
It is available in all Aachen museums and can also be ordered by telephone +49 241 432-4922, -4923 or -4925, and by e-mail via


By public transport
from Aachen main station line 11, 21, 31
Bus stop Ludwig Forum
Current bus connections can be found in the ASEAG timetable.

By car
From direction Dusseldorf/Cologne/Liège from Aachener Kreuz A544 to Europaplatz; follow the signs “Ludwig Forum” from Europaplatz.
From direction Maastricht/Antwerp A4 to exit Würselen, Krefelder Straße in the directon of the center, then follow the signs “Ludwig Forum”

There is a paid parking lot behind the building. An overview of the municipal parking situation can be found at


You can reach all exhibition rooms, the library and our workshop barrier-free via our parking lot and main entrance. Furthermore the Ludwig Forum has two elevators and a toilet for people with disabilities. On request, we offer themed tours in sign language for all exhibitions. In addition, you can also get hands-on experience in our workshop. Experienced museum educators accompany people with disabilities in an individual workshop. We are happy to advise you and look forward to your visit.

Information and registration
Phone +49 241 1807-115
Here you find our accessible city map.

Guided tours

Every Thu 5pm and Sun 3pm in German
Fee: € 2.00 p.p., plus admission

Individual guided tours
Whether young or old, birthday party or company outing, we offer customized themed tours in four languages for all current exhibitions and collection presentations. On request, the guided tour can be combined with practical work in our workshop. We will be happy to advise you.
In Dutch or English
Weekdays, 1 hour: € 70.00 for up to 25 persons, plus admission p.p.
Sundays and holidays, 1 hour: € 80.00 for up to 25 persons, plus admission p.p.

Schools and daycare centers 
For more Information on Guided tours and Workshops for school classes and kindergarten children, click here!

Information and booking
Phone +49 241 432-4998

Ludwig Forum Aachen
Jülicher Straße 97–109
52070 Aachen
Tel. +49 (0)241 1807-104
Fax +49 (0)241 1807-101

Opening hours
Tue-Sun 10am-5pm
Thu 10am-8pm
Closed on Monday

Tue-Fri 1pm-5pm

Guided tours and workshops
+49 241 432 4998

Regular € 6.00
Reduced € 3.00

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