Germanisches Nationalmuseum

© Uwe Niklas

Key facts:

  • with ca. 1.3 million objects, the largest cultural-historical museum in the German-speaking world
  • artworks from pre-historic times until today
  • with 350,000 sheets, one of the largest collections of historical graphics in Europe
  • Nuremberg's former Carthusian monastery is contained withun the structure of the museum

Since its founding in 1852 the Germanisches Nationalmuseum has advanced to one of the largest museums of culturalhistory in the German-speaking world.

A visit to this treasure chest is almost obligatory for any trip to Nuremberg. It offers ever new discoveries, even for those who come more often to stroll through cultural history, starting with the Pre- and Protohistory section and ranging all the way to the present. Particular highlights include works of Albrecht Dürer, Veit Stoß and Rembrandt, the earliest surviving terrestrial globe, the first pocket watch in the world as well as the largest collection of historical musical instruments in Europe.

At a glance

Information

Germanisches Nationalmuseum
Kartäusergasse 1
90402 Nürnberg
+49 (0)911 13310
+49 (0)911 1331200
info@gnm.de
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Opening hours

Permanent and special exhibitions
Tue - Sun: 10 am - 6 pm
Wed: 10 am - 9 pm

Library:
Mon - Fri: 9.30 am - 6 pm
Wed: 9.30 am - 6 pm

Archive, Department of Prints and Drawings, Numismatic Collection
Tue - Fri: 9 am -4 pm

Special arrangements on public holidays!

Special opening hours

Prices

Regular:
Adults 8,- € / reduced rate 5,- € / 
Groups of 10 or more 4,- € /
Schoolclasses and youth groups 1,- € /
Families 10,- € (mind. 3 or max 6 persons, max. 2 adults)
Wednesday: 6 pm - 9 pm free admission, except special exhibitions

Free entrance with the NÜRNBERG CARD

 

 


Guided Tours

Reservation requested for groups

More information on the guided tours

information for handicapped people

Fully wheelchair accessible.