Opening Hours & Prices

Opening Hours

Open Tuesday to Sunday from 10 am to 6 pm.
Closed on Mondays.

Closed on the following days: 1 May, 31 October, 24, 25 and 31 December.
Special openings: on public holidays that fall on a Monday, such as Easter Monday and Whit Monday.
On New Year's Day, the museum is open from 1 to 6 pm.

Attention, new entrance:
You can temporarily enter the museum through a new side entrance with stairs, as the old foyer is no longer usable. Please note that the museum is currently not barrier-free. The side entrance is located in the street Am Stadtmuseum at the left/north end of the museum. The footpath by the museum is closed coming from the Lappan, the Horst Janssen Museum can be reached via a diversion through Raiffeisenstraße or from Pfermarkt. Read more under How to find us »

Admission Prices

Admission is free, due to restrictions caused by the construction site of the City Museum. Level 1 with the permanent exhibition and level 2 with a special exhibition are open. Level 3 is currently closed.

Tickets for public guided tours are only available online on Ticket2go » and at the Tourist Info (Lange Straße 3), as the museum does not currently have a ticket office due to the construction work.

Prices for Guided Tours
Public guided tour: 3 euros for 60 minutes, 4.50 euros for 90 minutes (plus ticket system fees if applicable)
Public guided tour for children: 3 euros per child
Group tours for up to 20 people (in German) : 35 euros (1 hour)
Group tours for up to 20 people (in German): 50 euros (1 1/2 hours)
Group tours in foreign languages: 55 euros

Prices for Kindergartens and Schools
Kindergarten groups without guided tour: free entry
Kindergarten groups with guided tour: 25 euros per hour
School classes without guided tour: free entry
School classes with guided tour: 25 euros per hour
School classes with practical part: 25 euros per hour plus 1 euro per person for material

Cooperation with the Oldenburg Touristinfo
By presenting the museum entrance ticket, you can obtain tickets for the City Walk » at a reduced price from the Oldenburg Tourist-Information.

Discount partner
With the artCard and the NDR Kultur Karte you receive a discount on the admission price. Furthermore, we regularly cooperate with the Barometer and the BodoBonus Portal.