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Practical information

We look forward to welcoming you to our museum soon. Here you will find an overview of practical information on opening hours, admission to the museum, directions and accessibility.

Opening hours from 9 May 2024 onwards

Tuesday to Sunday and public holidays
10 am - 6 pm (last admission 5.30 pm)

Closed from 24 to 26 December, 31 December and 1 January.

The museum is closed on Mondays, except on public holidays that fall on a Monday.

Admission and tickets

Tickets for the museum visit are available for €5, concessions €3 at our information desk in the museum foyer.

Further tickets
Public exhibition talks and themed tours
Tickets: €2 plus admission

Public city tours
Tickets: € 7 (incl. admission), reduced € 3

Directions and parking

Jorge-Semprún-Platz 2
99423 Weimar

Public transport
The museum can be reached from the main railway station by bus lines 4, 6 and 7. The journey time is approx. 5 minutes.
The museum can be reached on foot from Goetheplatz in approx. 5 minutes.

We recommend using the car park at the Weimar Atrium. Further parking options and information on parking fees can be found on the website of the city of Weimar.
Coaches can stop at the Weimar Atrium for a maximum of 30 minutes free of charge for travellers boarding and alighting.


The Museum of Forced Labour aims to be accessible to as many visitors as possible and endeavours to remove barriers. To this end, all rooms of the museum are designed to be barrier-free.

Wheelchair access possible

Rollator access possible

Lift available

Barrier-free toilet and a toilet for all available

Loan of portable seating

Filming and photography

Provided that other visitors are not disturbed or their personal rights restricted, filming and photography are permitted in the exhibition for private purposes. Any publication in print media or on the internet (social media, etc.) requires the authorisation of the Foundation's management.

More information on photo and filming permission can be found here.


You can explore the exhibition yourself with a multimedia guide. The tours are available in German, English, French, Polish, Dutch, Hebrew, Russian and in German sign language.

The multimedia guide is free of charge.

Further practical information

Age recommendation

We recommend that you only visit the museum with children from the age of 15.


Tickets for a visit to the museum cost €5 per person (adults) or a reduced price of €3 (trainees, pupils, students, people with disabilities and recipients of social welfare). Admission is free for holders of the weimar card and members of the International Council of Museums (ICOM) and the German Museums Association (DMB).

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