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 €

Notes for your visit

Dear visitors,

even in times of the pandemic, it is important to us to make your visit at Kunstpalais safe and at the same time as pleasant and smooth as possible.

A pre-registration for your museum visit is not required.

In accordance with the current Bavarian Infection Protection Measures Ordinance, we ask you to note the following: As of Wednesday, November 24, the “2G-plus-rule” applies. This means that the visit of the museum is only possible for vaccinated or recovered persons who provide a negative COVID-19-test.

Note: As of December 15, 2021, vaccinated individuals who have received an additional dose of vaccine as a booster (after 14 days of this vaccination and unless otherwise regulated by federal law) no longer need additional proof of testing.

Proof of recovery

Those who have recovered will need proof regarding the presence of prior infection with SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus in embodied or digital form in English, French, German, Italian or Spanish. This proof must be based on a test by laboratory diagnostics by means of nucleic acid detection (PCR, PoC-PCR or other methods of nucleic acid amplification technology), which dates back at least 28 days and at most six months. In addition to a PCR test, a certificate of segregation from the public health department, for example, also counts as proof.

Proof of vaccination

Proof of complete vaccination against COVID-19 with a vaccine approved in the European Union is equivalent to the required test proof from day 15 after the final vaccination. This can be proven with the vaccination certificate in embodied or digital form, in which the vaccination is documented in accordance with § 22 IfSG. If no vaccination certificate is available or presented at the time of vaccination, the documentation is done by issuing a so-called vaccination certificate, which contains the same information. This is also suitable as proof of a complete vaccination.

Proof of test

A person is considered tested if he or she can provide written or electronic negative test evidence regarding infection with SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. The evidence must be based on either

  • a PCR test, PoC-PCR test, or test by other methods of nucleic acid amplification technique performed 48 hours or less ago, or
  • a PoC antigen test performed no more than 24 hours ago or
  • on an antigen test approved by the Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices and carried out on site under the "supervision" of a staff member for self-administration by laypersons (self-test)

Pre-registration for events

Pre-registration is usually required for events. Please check our event announcements for more detailed information.

Contact tracing and masking requirements

Contact tracking is currently not required. However, you are welcome to voluntarily use either the apps luca or Darfichrein.

Visitors are required to wear an FFP2 mask. Children and adolescents between the ages of six and 16 are only required to wear a medical face mask. Children are exempt from the obligation to wear a face mask until their 6th birthday.

Further information and notes

Please also refer to the continuously updated regulations concerning the COVID-19 pandemic on the website of the City of Erlangen. Frequently asked questions are also answered on the website of the Bavarian Ministry of the Interior.

Thank you for your assistance! We look forward to your visit.

Holiday schedule

Open for you on Epiphany, Shrove Tuesday, Easter Saturday and Easter Sunday, May Day, Ascension Day, Whit Sunday, Corpus Christi, German Unity Day and All Saints' Day, provided the holidays do not fall on a Monday.

The Kunstpalais is always open on Easter Monday and Whit Monday.

Unfortunately closed on New Year's Day, Shrove Monday, Good Friday, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and 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.