Plan your visit to the Pinakothek der Moderne!

From Sept. 2nd on, 3G evidence (short for German “geimpft, getestet, genesen – vaccinated, tested, recovered”) and contact details tracking are required to visit the museums in Bavaria. Please show a certificate for vaccination, recovery or a recent test certificate at the entrance. To avoid waiting times, we recommend booking an online ticket. You can find all information here: 

During your stay in the museum, the wearing of a medical mask is mandatory. For children and young people from 6 to 15 included, a mouth-nose covering is sufficient; children under six are exempt from the mask requirement. Children under the age of 6 and schoolchildren are exempt from the 3G regulation. In addition, the general hygiene regulations apply.

To ensure that you can enjoy your visit safely and again experience the much-cherished originals in our collections, we have compiled a checklist of answers to some frequently asked questions.

Opening hours

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

Please note:
On October 16, the museum will close at 4 pm and will reopen from 6 pm to 1 am for the Long Night of Munich Museums.
Due to an internal event, the Pinakothek der Moderne will close at 2 pm on 20.11.21.
Thank you for your understanding.

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.

What do 3G regulations mean?
During your stay at the museums, it is mandatory to wear a medical mask. For children and adolescents from 6 to 15 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. According to the current Infection protection act, admission can only be granted if official written or electronic proof can be provided of:

  • a complete Corona vaccination (14 days after the 2nd vaccination),
  • or recovery,
  • or a negative Corona PCR test (max. 48 hours old) or antigen test (max. 24 hours old).

Children under 6 years of age and schoolchildren are exempt from the 3G regulation.

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 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. 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.

Information on our regular reduced-entrance prices you can be 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 all München Ticket advance booking offices. All information can be found on our website. Unfortunately, it is currently not possible to book tickets for groups at the ticket desk in the museums. Please use online ticketing for this purpose as well.

We ask for your understanding that tickets can only be booked for a maximum of a few days in advance due to the current regulations. If your desired date is not yet displayed, please try again at a later date. Tickets for the weekend and the following week can be purchased on FR from 12 noon at München Ticket.

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 will be taken into account in the validity period of your Annual Pass.
Annual passes purchased from 01.09.2019-31.12.2019 will be extended until 31.07.2021.
Annual passes purchased in the first half of 2020 will remain valid until 31.12.2021.
Annual passes purchased in the second half of the year and during the 2021 closure periods (until 31.03.2021) will be extended until 31.03.2022.

Are group visits possible?
From 15.06.2021 visits of groups with max. 7 persons incl. guide are possible from DI to FR in compliance with the measures listed here. Please book the desired number of tickets via München Ticket. A registration of the visit at the visitor service is thus not necessary. If you would like to book a guided tour, please complete the booking form at If you have any further questions, please contact the Visitor Service (

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?
From 01.07.2021 booked tours are possible with a maximum of 6 participants from MI to FR in compliance with hygiene and protection measures. Please fill out the booking form at

From 01.07.2021, in addition to our digital program, art education programs will again take place in our museums. For all dates and registration information, please visit If you have any further questions, please contact the Visitor Service (

Are the museum café and shop open?
The museum shops and cafés are open, subject to the hygiene requirements announced on site.




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