Plan your visit

Contemporary art in the heart of the city

In the baroque Palais Stutterheim on Erlangen’s market square, diagonally opposite of the castle – in short, in the center in the city – that’s where you’ll find us.

How and when you can come and visit us, you can read below–̶we are looking forward to seeing you!


Stadt Erlangen
Palais Stutterheim
Marktplatz 1
91054 Erlangen
T +49 (0)9131.86-2735
F +49 (0)9131.86-2117

Opening Hours

Tuesday–Sunday: 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
Wednesday: 10 a.m.–8 p.m.

Opening hours only apply to current exhibitions. During changes of exhibitions Kunstpalais remains closed.

Admission Prices

4 €, reduced 2 €

Pre-registration during the Covid-19-pandemic

Dear visitor,

even in times of the pandemic, it is important to us to make your stay at Kunstpalais safe and at the same time as pleasant and uncomplicated as possible. Therefore, the usual distance and hygiene rules for Bavarian museums apply in the building.

Given a stable Covid-19 incidence (per 100,000 inhabitants) of between 50 and 100 in Erlangen, we are obliged to make an appointment booking for your visit and to follow up on your contact.
Daily updated numbers for Covid-19 incidences can be found on the website of the city of Erlangen.

Pre-registration for your visit is possible by e-mail at or by phone at +499131/86-2533 (Tue - Sun) or +499131/86-1626 (Mon), from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day and until 8 p.m. on Wednesdays.

For your registration we need the following data:

  • Name, first name
  • One contact information (e-mail address, phone number or address)
  • Names and first names of accompanying persons, if any

The maximum number of persons for the exhibition space is limited. Therefore, we kindly ask you to choose one of the following time slots for your desired date:

Tuesday - Sunday:    10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
                                        12 p.m. - 2 p.m.
                                        2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
                                        4 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Wednesday only:       6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Thank you for your assistance! We are looking forward to your visit.

Holiday schedule

Unfortunately, we are closed on New Year, Epiphany, Rosenmontag, Good Friday, Christmas Eve, and the 1st and 2nd Christmas Holiday as well as New Year’s Eve.

Arrival by train

Erlangen is very easy to reach by train. Kunstpalais is located within five minutes walking distance of the main train station.

Arrival by car

Motorway A 73 Nürnberg-Bamberg. Exit Number 32 Erlangen Zentrum.

Notes for physically impaired people

Step-free access via the side entrance on Hauptstrasse. An elevator provides step-free access to the exhibition space in the basement.