Plan your visit to the Pinakothek der Moderne!

The Pinakothek der Moderne will be closed again from Wednesday 14 April 2021 on.

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.

Due to the current regulations, the visit is only possible with a ticket in connection with a fixed time slot. The booking is made via München Ticket.
During your visit it`s mandatory to wear a FFP2 mask. For children and young people from age 6 to 14 we also accept usual nose and mouth protections. Furthermore as a visitor it`s necessary to adhere to our general hygiene measures.
You can find more detailed information on the protective measures against Covid-19 here in our FAQ

Opening hours

Daily except MON 10.00 a.m. - 6.00 p.m.
THU 10.00 a.m. - 8.00 p.m.

Admission prices

12 Euro / reduced 8,80 Euro
Sunday admission 1 Euro
Currently no audio guides available
Children and young persons under the age of 18 receive free admission.
Students and visitors over 65 years of age receive reduced admission.

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

Due to the hygiene and protective measures, guides tours and group visits are currently not possible. So that you can enjoy your visit safely and experience the treasured works of art again in their original form. Weh ave compiled answers to some frequently asked questions here: FAQ

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.


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

Opening hours

As a result of general measures to contain the COVID-19 virus, the Pinakothek der Moderne will remain closed to the public until further notice.
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

The Pinakothek der Moderne is open again. The Türkentor will be closed until further notive. The opening hours can be found on our Website.

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 in front of specific artworks for too long if you notice others behind waiting to get closer. We ask you to 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.
Individuals who have had contact with a person infected with COVID-19 within the preceding 14 days are not permitted to visit due to the currently valid regulations, nor are individuals who feel ill.

Do I have to bring my own mask?
During your stay at the museum, it is mandatory to wear a FFP2 mask. For children and adolescents from 6 to 14 years inclusive the wearing of a mouth-nose covering is permitted. Children under the age of six are exempt from the requirement to wear a mask.

How exactly will the physical distancing rules be implemented?
For security reasons, the number of visitors will be reduced until further notice in accordance with current legal requirements. Please avoid rooms in which several people are already present. In the entrance area, in front of the cash desks, the lifts and sanitary facilities, on the stairs and cloakrooms as well as in the shops, floor markings or signs with instructions have been placed.

Are any additional hygiene measures in place?
The cleaning intervals have been increased at the museum. 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?
Due to the advance booking fees of the online ticket new prices are valid:

Regular: 12 euros
Reduced: 8,80 euros
One-Euro-Sunday-Ticket: The One-Euro-Sunday-Ticket is still available for 1 euro.

Informations on our regular reduced-entrance prices you can found on the website of Pinakothek der Moderne. The 5-visit Pass and the One-Day-Ticket for 12 euros for all museums are not available and usable at the moment.

How do I get my ticket for the visit?
The visit is only possible with a ticket in connection with a fixed time slot for admission. You can book online via München Ticket or at the München Ticket advance booking offices in the Olympiapark, Deutsches Theater and Gasteig. All information can be found on our website.

Currently, only a certain number of days is unlocked for booking. If your desired date is not yet displayed, try again later. The purchase of Sunday tickets is possible FR from 12 o'clock.

If you have booked your ticket online, you will receive it by e-mail. Please print the ticket or show it on your smartphone at the entrance. Further instructions can be found directly on the München Ticket website.

Tickets for annual pass holders, children and young people under 18, concessions and the one-euro Sunday ticket are also available as a ticket with a time slot via München Ticket online or at one of the three ticket agencies mentioned above. In addition to your ticket, please have a valid photo ID ready when you visit the museum to prove that you are entitled to a discount.

Your ticket is already required to enter the museum, the ticket offices are closed.

Normally I am entitled to free admission to the museum, do I still have to book a ticket?
Even visitors entitled to free admission, such as annual pass holders, members of the press, registered accompanying persons for severely disabled visitors, children and young people under the age of 18, etc., are required to book a ticket due to the necessary visit restrictions and contact data collection. In addition to the categories of paid tickets, you will also find free tickets. As an annual pass holder please select "Freikarte f. Jahreskarte" and remember to carry ticket, annual pass as well as a valid photo ID when visiting.

Will the validity of my Annual Pass be extended due to museum closure(s)?
The closing times of our museums (14.03.20-12.05.20 as well as 02.11.20-15.03.21) will be taken into account in the validity period of your Annual Pass.

Are group visits possible?
Due to hygiene and protection measures, guided tours and group visits are currently not possible.

Can I check items of clothing and bags?
Only a limited number of lockers are available. Larger pieces of luggage may not be able to be stored. 1- or 2-euro coins are required for the lockers.

Are audio guides still available?
Unfortunately, at the Pinakothek der Moderne there is currently no audio guide available.

Are there guided tours?
Due to our hygiene and protection measures, guided tours are currently not possible. Please consider our online tour program at

Is the museum café open?
The museum cafs is closed until further notice. Changes will be listed here accordingly.

Is the museum shop open?
The museum shop in the Pinakothek der Moderne is open exclusively to visitors with time slot tickets, subject to the hygiene requirements announced on site.



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