Current information for your visit

When enjoying art, the health and safety of everyone is most important, so appropriate hygiene measures and precautions are taken to protect visitors and staff. This includes:

  • Limiting the number of visitors
  • Time Slot Tickets in the ticket shop 
  • It is mandatory to wear a mouth and nose protection
  • The general distance requirements of 1.5 m applies
  • Observe the sneezing and coughing etiquette

We ask for your understanding that there may be waiting times in front of the entrance and ask you to observe the distance rules of 1.5 meters.

In case of new developments, the overall situation can change any time. On our website we will inform you about the latest developments.

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Exhibition and shop
Daily 11:00 am — 7:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am — 9:00 pm

Opening hours on public holidays
October 31st: 11:00 am — 7:00 pm
December 24th: closed
December 25th: 11:00 am — 7:00 pm
December 26th: 11:00 am — 7:00 pm
December 31st: 11:00 am — 7:00 pm
January 1st: 11:00 am — 7:00 pm

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) 
Adults 9 Euros
Reduced Admission 6 Euros
Mondays (Except public holidays) 6 Euros
Groups (of 10 or more) 6 Euros per person


Tickets are available at the ticket office of the Bucerius Kunst Forum or in our Online-Shop.

Due to important hygiene and safety measures and in order to minimize possible waiting times, we will only offer exhibition tickets with a time slot.

  • The time slots for online tickets are released two weeks in advance.
  • Entrance is only possible during the selected time + 15 minutes.
  • The subsequent stay at the Bucerius Kunst Forum is independent of this.
  • All persons who receive free admission to the Bucerius Kunst Forum should purchase a free 0,00 euro time slot ticket in the online shop or at the cash desk of the Bucerius Kunst Forum. Please bring your entitlement to reduced admission with you.
  • You can purchase a maximum of ten time slot tickets per purchase.
  • Please note that a subsequent refund of the purchase price in case of a wrong booking of the time ticket is only possible on the day of the booking itself until 6 pm. On subsequent days, subsequent exchange, rebooking of the time slot and refunds of the purchase price are excluded.

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    Guided Tours

    Instead of the usual public guided tours, we will introduce you to the exhibition in the auditorium, with seating observing the required social distancing.

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    Audio Guide

    In order to prevent infections and protect your health, we are suspending the distribution of devices such as audio guides or electronic guidance systems until further notice. Instead the BKF Guide can be downloaded free of charge to your own smartphone.  

    BKF Guide as an App for your smartphone

    Reduced admission for

    • Pupils
    • students up to the age of 29
    • doctoral students
    • apprentices
    • federal volunteers
    • the unemployed and welfare recipients
    • persons with disabilities
    • holders of the following cards: Hamburg Card, NDR Kulturkarte, ART Card

    The reduced admission price applies to all visitors on mondays (except public holidays).

    Free admission for

    Young Member

    For just 21 euros, anyone under 36 years of age is entitled to free admission to our exhibitions for a full year. In addition, Young Members only pay the reduced ticket price for all Bucerius Kunst Forum events.

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    The Kunstmeilenpass allows you to visit all five institutions of the Kunstmeile Hamburg (Kunsthalle Hamburg, Deichtorhallen, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Kunstverein and Bucerius Kunst Forum) including special exhibitions. It is valid for 12 months.

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    A visit to the Bucerius Kunst Forum as a gift?
    We can issue various vouchers for one or two people.

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Instead of the usual public guided tours, we will introduce you to the exhibition in the auditorium, with seating observing the required social distancing.

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Ticket office at Bucerius Kunst Forum

Opening hours during the exhibition:
daily 11 am — 7 pm
thursdays 11 am — 9 pm

Guided tours for adults and groups

Whether alone or in a group - we offer our adult visitors different tour formats for the changing exhibition topics.

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Introduction to the exhibition

Instead of the public guided tours, we offer you an introduction to the exhibition in the seated auditorium, subject to the minimum distance.

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Digital Services

The Bucerius Kunst Forum offers a variety of digital services that bring the current exhibition closer to you at home and on the road. Our young visitors also have the opportunity to engage with art, creativity and the artists on display through our digital services. Most of the services are only available in German.

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Children and families

We offer exciting courses for children, young people and families on the changing themes of our exhibitions, giving people of all ages hands-on experience with art-making and a better appreciation of art.

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Open Studio

Every first Sunday of the month we invite the little artists to our Open Studio. Here young and old can try out their own artistic approaches and gain new perspectives on art.

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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.

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Day-care centres and schools

We offer an extensive educational programme for day-care centres, school classes and individual groups: guided tours, museum talks and projects can be adapted to suit the different groups to make our diverse exhibition themes accessible in an age-appropriate manner.

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Students Guide Students

How can we get young museum visitors interested in an exhibition theme without boring them with too much theoretical and technical information? The Students Guide Students project is an innovative way of conveying art to young people.

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Cultural initiative Your City

The Your City cultural initiative has been organised and funded by Bucerius Kunst Club, Bucerius Kunst Forum’s friends association, since 2012. The project is aimed at teaching various painting techniques in a hands-on and playful manner to primary school classes from Hamburg and the surrounding region following a visit to an exhibition at Bucerius Kunst Forum.

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Art and Dementia

With the Art and Dementia project, Bucerius Kunst Forum provides a space for cultural participation for visitors with dementia-related conditions. This project is aimed at improving the quality of life and communication abilities of people affected by these conditions through participation in arts and culture.

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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.

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The Shop at Bucerius Kunst Forum offers a wide range of books on art and culture as well as gift items, jewellery and non-book articles.

Hilda Babette Tilmann
+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 of 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