Opening hours
Daily 11:00 am — 7:00 pm
Thursdays 11:00 am — 9:00 pm

Daily 12:00 am — 6:00 pm

Exhibition tickets

Entry at any time: You can book a ticket for the exhibition Modern times. Industrial themes in painting and photography online or at the cash desk of the Bucerius Kunst Forum.

Online tickets


Adults: 9 Euro
Reduced Admission: 6 Euro
Mondays (Except public holidays): 6 Euro

Reduced Admission

  • Pupils
  • Students up to the age of 25 years
  • Doctoral students
  • Trainees
  • Bundesfreiwilligendienstleistende
  • Unemployed and welfare beneficaries
  • People with disabilities
  • Holder of the following cards: Hamburg Card, NDR Kulturkarte, ART Card

Free admission

  • Children and young people under the age of 18 years
  • Students of art history
  • Members of Bucerius Kunst Club or Young Member
  • Members of IAA International Association of Art
  • ICOM-Members 
  • Journalists with a press pass 
  • Members of Tourismusverband Hamburg e.V. 
  • Member of Verband Deutscher Gästeführer 
  • Members of Verband Deutscher Kunsthistoriker


Groups of 10 or more receive the reduced admission of 6 Euro.
Please note that we can only guarantee the entry into the Bucerius Kunst Forum if groups register at Museumsdienst Hamburg beforehand.


The 12-Month Pass is valid for one year and gives you one free admission to each gallery of the Kunstmeile, including special exhibitions.

  • 12-Month Pass:  36 Euro
  • Reduced price: 22 Euro
  • Holder of Hamburg Card: 28,50 Euro

The 3-Day Pass gives you unlimited entry to all five galleries for a period of three days.

  • 3-Day Pass: 25 Euro
  • Reduced price: 19 Euro
  • Holder of Hamburg Card: 20 Euro

More Information

Event tickets

Accompanying the industry-exhibition, there is a varied programm of events around the themes dealt with in the exhibition. You can book tickets for the events in our online shop or at the cash desk of the Bucerius Kunst Forum.

Due to the limited capacity we recommend booking a ticket in our online shop.

Online tickets

Bucerius Kunst Forum gGmbH
Alter Wall 12
20457 Hamburg
+49 (0)40 36 09 96 0

By public transport

You can reach us by DB trains from all directions, exit Hauptbahnhof or Dammtor station, with the U3 station Rathaus, the U1, U2, U4, S1, S2 and S3 station Jungfernstieg, the MetroBuslinien 3, 4, 5, 6 and the Bus 109 stop Rathausmarkt and the express bus lines 31, 34, 35, 36, 37 stop Rathausmarkt.

All information can be found on the website of the HVV.

By car

Parking is available in the parking garages: 

  • Bucerius Passage / Alter Wall (Entrance Alter Wall, parking garages are located directly under the Bucerius Kunst Forum)
  • Bleichenhof / Stadthöfe (Entrance Große Bleichen) 
  • Hanseviertel (Entrance Hohe Bleichen) 
  • Alsterhaus (Entrance Bei der Stadtwassermühle) 

Modern Times
Guided tour

Our public guided tours will introduce you in 30 minutes to the themes of the current exhibition Modern Times. Industry in the View of Painting and Photography. During the tour you will learn more about the developments and changes in the artistic representation of industry over a period of 175 years. The art educators of the Bucerius Kunst Forum will give you an overview of the works, artists, and key questions of the exhibition. In addition, you can ask them questions and share your impressions.

2 Euro per participant

General Information
Please purchase the time slot ticket for your visit to the exhibition online and then the matching ticket for the public guided tour.

No proof of a negative coronatest, recovery or proof of vaccination is required for tours.


BKF Guide as an App for your smartphone

You can also experience our audio tour of the exhibition from the comfort of your own home. Simply download our BKF Guide as an app onto your smartphone.

BKF Guide for your smartphone

Bucerius Kunst Forum provides full wheelchair access

  • The cash desk and shop are on the ground floor.
  • A wheelchair-accessible lift takes visitors up to the first floor with the exhibition gallery, up to the second floor with auditorium and atrium and down to the cloakroom in the basement.
  • Wheelchair-accessible toilet
  • A wheelchair for visitors with walking difficulties is available free of charge at the cloakroom.

Barrier-free education

In addition to a spatially barrier-free access, the Bucerius Kunst Forum is also interested in making the exhibitions shown accessible to people with disabilities. For example, you can book sign language tours of the current exhibition.

More information

ettu konzept GmbH
+49 (0)40 36 09 96 12

Current Information

Due to current regulations, we have decided not to rent our premises to third parties for the time being. As soon as the regulations allow us to organize flexible events, we are looking forward to being the venue for your event again.

We ask for your understanding!

Your event in our space

Bucerius Kunst Forum can provide exceptional rooms for your event, with one of the best views in Hamburg of the Binnenalster and Rathausmarkt. Receptions for up to 300 people, conventions, seminars and press conferences can be held here in grand surroundings.

  • View the current exhibition outside the official opening hours.
  • Enhance your event by offering an exclusive guided tour or an art history lecture on the exhibition theme.

Information for downloading (German)

Lena Schütte
+49 (0) 40 - 36 09 96 72