Plan your visit to the Pinakothek der Moderne!

Welcome to the Pinakothek der Moderne! We look forward to your visit to our house with its four museums on art, prints and drawings, architecture and design.

Please note, that the usual hygiene and distance rules apply to your visit. We kindly ask you to come into the house with a mouth and nose protection and to wear it throughout your visit. You can find more detailed information on the protective measures against Covid-19 here in our FAQ

Opening hours

Daily 10.00 – 18.00
Thursday 10.00 – 20.00
Monday: closed

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Please note: Due to the preparations for the exhibition “Au rendez-vous des amis”, parts of the Modern Art Collection (Sammlung Moderne Kunst) on the upper floor are gradually being closed. From 04.09. the rooms 1-15 are completely closed until 29.09.2020 and will be accessible again when the exhibition begins on 30.09.2020. The rooms 15-35 are open to the public. From 21.09. until 28.09.2020, room 16 is closed in preparation for the collection presentation of new acquisitions by Hans Hoffmann. The exhibition "August Sander. Sardinia 1927" can be seen again from 22.09.2020.

Admission prices

10 Euro / reduced 7 Euro
Sunday admission 1 Euro
Audio-guide 4.50 Euro

Children and young persons under the age of 18 receive free admission.
Students and visitors over 65 years of age receive reduced admission.

Special exhibitions may have separate admission prices.

Day pass:
12 Euro (Pinakotheken, Museum Brandhorst, Sammlung Schack)

29 Euro (Pinakotheken, Museum Brandhorst, Sammlung Schack)

Free admission
Free admission applies to school classes, pre-school children, kindergarten groups and youth groups, as long as they are accompanied/led by teachers or in the care of supervisors.

Detailed information on special opening hours, public holidays and reductions you will find here.

Getting here

Public Transport
On the underground rail routes U3 and U6 travel to the station Odeonsplatz. From there, take the bus 100 in the direction of Hauptbahnhof Nord (Central Railway Station North) and alight at the bus stop Pinakotheken.
From Karlsplatz (Stachus) you can take the tram 27 in the direction of Petuelring, or tram 28 in the direction of Scheidplatz. In both cases, alight at the tram stop Pinakotheken.

The parking area belonging to the museum is available only to persons with a disabled parking permit, so we recommend all other persons to reach us by means of public transport or to come on foot.

Guided tours and Groups

Visits for groups or guided tours are possible with a maximum of seven people (including the leading person) from Tuesday to Saturday in compliance with the measures listed here. Please register your visit via If you would like to book a guided tour, please fill in the booking form on our website.

Inclusion & Barrier-free Accessibility

We provide special guided tours for hearing-impaired – and also guided tours in sign language. More information on these is to be found here.

Barrier-free access is available from the Barer Straße; There is additional barrier-free access from the Gabelsbergerstraße / on the corner of the Türkenstraße. The parking area belonging to the museums is available to persons with a disabled parking permit.

Guide-dogs for the blind and epilepsy-seizure-alert- service dogs are allowed in the museums as long as appropriate certifiication can be provided.

There is a tactile orientation map for blind and visually-impaired visitors, which can be obtained from the information desk.

There are two elevators available. These elevators facilitate access to all departments. One of the elevators is situated in the Rotunda next to the museum shop. It runs down to the basement floor to the cloakrooms and toilets for the disabled and goes up to the upper floors to the showrooms. The other elevator is situated at the entrance to the Barer Straße. It only operates down to the basement floor of the Design museum. This elevator is normally reserved for museum personnel. Please approach the information desk ‘Infotheke’ to access this service, should you need it.

Lightweight, portable folding chairs and two wheelchairs are available from the information desk ‘Infotheke’. Toilets for the disabled and cloakrooms are situated only in the basement.

You will receive more information by calling the telephone number: +49 (0)89 23805 360.


After visiting the exhibitions you can look forward to refreshing yourself with coffee, cake or a variety of snacks n our winter garden.

Opening hours
Daily 10.00 - 16.00
Thursday 10.00 - 20.00
Mondays and Tuesdays: closed


You can purchase publications on/by the Pinakothek der Moderne from our museum shop CEDON.

Opening hours
Daily 10.00 - 18.00
Thursday 10.00 - 20.00
Mondays: closed

You can receive more information by calling: +49 (0)89 27275861.


Visitor service & Art education

Telephone: +49 (0)89 23805-284

Mail: or

Pinakothek der Moderne
Barer Straße 40
80333 München

Telephone: +49 (0)89 23805-360

FAQ on protective measures to help contain COVID-19

What crowd-control measues are in place?
We request your active assistance and alertness in helping us comply with the physical distancing regulations. Please avoid lingering for too long in front of specific artworks if you notice that there are others waiting to get closer. We ask that you be keenly aware of other visitors queuing and clustering, especially at the ticket counters, information desks, or restrooms. To avoid unsafe crowding, you may be asked to briefly wait before entering certain exhibition galleries. In such cases, please pay attention to the gallery stewards’ instructions – our stewards are there to protect the art and to protect you.

What restrictions are in place for visitiors?
The state government of Bavaria has issued clear restrictions on the movement of individuals which also apply to museum visits: Anyone who has had contact with a person sickened with COVID-19 within the last fortnight (14 days) is prohibited from visiting public venues. This also applies to anyone feeling sick themselves, even when they believe the symptoms are mild.

Do I have to bring my own mask?
The wearing of a mask covering both your mouth and nose is mandatory. We ask that you bring your own mask, as you would, for example, on public transport, and that you wear it when entering the building and during your entire stay in the building.

How exactly will the physical distancing rules be implemented?
In the entrance area, in front of ticket and information desks, in front of the elevators and restrooms, on the stairs and at cloakrooms as well as near the cash register in the gift shops, you will find markings or signs placed on the floor. Please stand at these designated spots allowing enough room between you and the person in front of you.
There should only be one visitor per every 20 square metres of exhibition space. For your own safety, please avoid entering spaces that already hold several people. This especially applies to the smaller cabinet galleries.

Are any additional hygiene measures in place?
The cleaning intervals have been increased in all our museums. Contact surfaces have been reduced to a bare minimum.

Do the normal ticket prices apply?
Ticket prices have not changed. You can find information on regular discounts and concessions on our website.

How do I get my ticket?
Tickets are available at the ticket desks on the day of the visit and can be paid for using cashless and contactless card payments.

Are group visits possible?
Visits by groups of maximum seven persons (including the art guide) are possible, subject to the measures listed here. Please register your visit via BUCHUNG@PINAKOTHEK-DER-MODERNE.DE. If you would like to book a guided tour, please fill in the BOOKING FORM on our Website. When participating in group visits, please leave your contact details at the information desk before your visit.

Can I check items of clothing and bags?
The cloakrooms are no longer open. Instead, only a limited number of lockers are available. We therefore recommend that on the day of your visit you avoid bringing rucksacks and larger bags (any bag larger than an A4 sheet of paper). Large items of luggage cannot be stored.
In the Sammlung Schack, there is an open cloakroom that visitors may use. (Please note: we do not accept any liability for lost valuables.) Bags and rucksacks will be taken by staff at the ticket desk in the Sammlung Schack and placed in the store cupboard.

Are audio guides still available?
Unfortunately, it is currently not possible to rent audio guides for technical reasons.

Are there guided tours?
Please inform yourself at about offers of art education. When participating in guided tours, please leave your contact details at the information desk before your visit.

Are the gift shop and museum café open?
The museum gift shops and museum café are open. Here too, the same physical distancing rules apply that are currently in place across the Free State of Bavaria – please follow instructions on the day of your visit.



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