daily 11:00 am — 7:00 pm
thursday 11:00 am — 9:00 pm

daily 11:00 am — 7:00 pm
thursday 11:00 am — 9:00 pm

Exhibition tickets

Exhibition tickets for the exhibition Watch! Watch! Watch! Henri Cartier-Bresson are now available in the online shop or at the Bucerius Kunst Forum cash desk.


Event tickets

During the exhibition periods, we have a wide range of events and special collaborations in store for you: discover our events programme (in German) here. Tickets for the individual events can be purchased online or at the Bucerius Kunst Forum cash desk as well as at the Gerdes concert cash desk and all other advance booking offices from 4 June 2024.

We recommend ordering in advance in our online store.


Ticket prices

Regular: 12 euros
Reduced Admission: 6 euros
Tuesdays (Except public holidays): 6 euros
Kid plus 1: 6 euros; the accompaniment of a child under 18 pays the reduced price

Reduced Admission

  • Students
  • Doctoral students
  • Trainees
  • Bundesfreiwilligendienstleistende
  • Unemployed and welfare beneficaries
  • People with disabilities
  • Holder of the following cards: Hamburg Card, NDR Kulturkarte, ART Card
  • Customers of the Red Double-Decker with daily city tour ticket

Free admission

  • Children and young people under the age of 18 years
  • Pupils
  • Students of art history
  • Students of the HFBK
  • Accompanying persons for persons with disabilities
  • 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 a reduced admission of 9 Euro.
Please note that we can only guarantee the entry into the Bucerius Kunst Forum if groups register at Museumsdienst Hamburg beforehand.

Museumsdienst Hambrug

Gift Vouchers

Make a gift of a visit to an exhibition or an event at the Bucerius Kunst Forum!
The gift voucher is available and redeemable as a value voucher both online in our Online-Shop and on site at the Bucerius Kunst Forum cash desk.

Purchase voucher now


The 12-Month ticket pass is valid for 12 months, allowing you to visit each of the six institutions once, including special exhibitions.

  • 12-Month ticket: 42 Euro
  • Reduced price: 27 Euro
  • Holder of Hamburg Card: 33,50 Euro

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

  • 3-Day-Ticket: 35 Euro
  • Reduced price: 25 Euro
  • Holder of Hamburg Card: 28 Euro

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When you turn 18 in 2024, you'll receive a budget of €100 for cultural activities with the KulturPass. With the credit you can visit our exhibitions and participate in interesting events such as readings, guided tours, concerts and workshops.

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Travel packages

Discover fascinating art at the Bucerius Kunst Forum on your trip to Hamburg: In co-operation with Hamburg Tourismus, we offer you an exclusive travel package. You will stay in a hotel of your choice and receive admission to our current exhibition.

The package also includes the Hamburg CARD, with which you can use public transport and receive discounts at over 150 other attractions. This makes your trip a real experience!

And for your reading pleasure on the train journey or at home, you will also receive our exhibition catalogue, which you can use to delve even deeper into the art.

More information

Bucerius Kunst Forum gGmbH
Alter Wall 12
20457 Hamburg
Mo until Fr, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.: +49 (0)40 36 09 96 0

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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 metro bus lines 3, 5, 19 and Xpress bus line X80 to the Rathausmarkt stop.

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) 

Hop-On and Hop-Off Bus

The Hamburg city tour with Line A also stops near the Bucerius Kunst Forum. Do you fancy a little cultural break during your city tour? Then get off at the "Rathausmarkt" stop and get back on again after your visit to the exhibition.

All customers of the Red Double-Decker pay the reduced admission to the Bucerius Kunst Forum, only 6 instead of 12 euros, upon presentation of their current city tour ticket!

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Watch! Watch! Watch! Henri Cartier-Bresson
Guided tour

Our public guided tours will introduce you in 30 minutes to the themes of the current exhibition Watch! Watch! Watch! Henri Cartier-Bresson. In addition, you can ask our art educators questions and share your impressions.

4 Euro (excluding exhibition ticket)

General information
The event is in German.

The BKF Guide as an app for your smartphone

Download the BKF Guide conveniently and free of charge onto your smartphone to experience the exhibited works in multimedia form during your visit to the exhibition and to obtain exciting background information.

BKF Guide for your smartphone

The BKF Guide to borrow on site

Borrow the BKF Guide for 2 euros at the Bucerius Kunst Forum box office before your visit to the exhibition.

Information for wheelchair users and people with motor impairments

The Bucerius Kunst Forum is barrier-free and offers people with walking disabilities unrestricted access to all public areas of the Bucerius Kunst Forum:

  • 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.

Information for hard of hearing people

  • for guided tours and the audio guide you can get technical hearing aids at the cash desk

More information

Opening hours 
Daily 11:00 a.m. — 7:00 p.m.
Thursday 11:00 a.m. — 9:00 p.m.

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

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Your event in our space

At the Bucerius Kunst Forum, exceptional event spaces await you with one of the most beautiful views in Hamburg, directly onto the City Hall. Receptions for up to 300 people, conferences, seminars, lectures and concerts find a special setting in front of the unique backdrop of Hamburg City Hall.