English Information

Welcome to Düsseldorf’s NIGHT OF THE MUSEUMS, a special art event where more than 40 museums and galleries open their doors once a year for one exciting night!

Whether you would like to visit the illustrious collections or rather want to discover insider locations – during this night all of Düsseldorf’s cultural institutions present an exciting program of music, workshops, lectures and art to a large variety of culinary surprises. Buy one ticket and visit as many museums as you wish and make an unlimited use of the special bus shuttle.


  • Tickets cost 15 € and are available at all participating houses, online via nacht-der-museen.de and at ticket agencies. The ticket permits entry to all participating houses as well as unlimited use of special shuttle buses.


  • Shuttle buses operate between 7 p.m. and 2 a.m. – map on page 30–33 in the program guide (download here).
  • Historic Trams operate between 7 p.m. and 1 a.m. – see page 56 in the program guide (download here).
  • All locations, which are located only a short walk from every stop (max. 10 min), can be reached directly with the shuttle bus or the tram.


  • The event starts at 7 p.m. on April 22nd and ends individually in each house (in general between midnight and 2 a.m.).
  • Agenda items without a specific timing run throughout the night until the individual closing time of the location, starting at 7 p.m.
  • Waiting times may occur when locations are overcrowded – in this case you may have to wait or visit another museum first.
  • It is not allowed to eat, drink or smoke in the exhibition spaces.
  • For security reasons all bags will be checked and/or placed in museum lockers. To avoid waiting times please don’t bring bigger bags or backpacks to the event.


  • Central information point and main bus crosspoint is Grabbeplatz
  • Information Hotline: 0211 8999555