Current information of the Bucerius Kunst Forum on the occasion of coronavirus SARS CoV 2

In order to keep the spread of the coronavirus SARS CoV 2 as low as possible, the Bucerius Kunst Forum will remain closed for the time being. There will be no exhibitions or events.

Already purchased exhibition tickets remain valid for the end of the exhibition period of DAVID HOCKNEY. WORKS FROM THE TATE COLLECTION (10 May 2020) and can also be used for upcoming exhibitions of the Bucerius Kunst Forum. The cash desk of the Bucerius Kunst Forum will be open from Monday to Friday, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, where you can get already purchased exhibition and event tickets (including online tickets against presentation) refunded.

If you have any questions, please contact us at

Thanks for your understanding and remain healthy!

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

Guided Tours
Mo + Mi 1:00 — 1:30 pm
Do 6:00 — 6:50 pm
Sa 3:00 — 4:00 pm
So + public holidays 12:00 am — 1:00 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. In addition, you can book them in advance in our online shop and go directly to the exhibition without waiting.

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Guided Tours

Are you interested in a guided tour? We offer regular guided tours through our current exhibition.

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Audio Guide
We offer German and English audio guides for our exhibitions. The audio guides are available to rent at the Bucerius Kunst Forum cash desk for a fee of 2 euros.

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

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.

Talks and literary events 10 Euros / 8 Euros
Concert 20 Euros / 15 Euros
AudioSalon and Get to the Point, Hamburg Free admission

The entrance ticket entitles the holder to visit the exhibition on the day of the event, which is exclusively open to event guests on the evening of the event from 7 pm — 7:45 pm, except for the AudioSalon and Get to the Point, Hamburg.

Presale for the public event program
Tickets are available at the ticket office of the Bucerius Kunst Forum, the Theater- und Konzertkasse Gerdes and at all ticket outlets as well as at Eventim.

Ticket office at Bucerius Kunst Forum
Opening hours during the exhibition:
daily 11 am — 7 pm
thursdays 11 am — 9 pm

Gerdes Theater- und Konzertkasse
Rothenbaumchaussee 77
+49 (0)40 45 33 26
Mo — Fr, 10 am — 6 pm
Sa, 10 am — 1 pm

(Prices plus pre-sale fee)

Guided tours for adults and groups
Whether alone or in a group – we offer various guided tours for our adult visitors on the changing themes of our exhibitions.

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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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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

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