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Information for visitorsAt a glance

The “Altes Schloss” is closed for renovations from 17 August to 24 October 2020. Temporarily, during the closure, the historical musical instruments can be seen in “Haus der Musik”!

Temporary opening “Haus der Musik”

17 August until 22 October 2020
Tue to Sun from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed Mondays except holiday Mondays

Admission is free.

Safe hygiene during your museum visit
The usual rules of hygiene and a minimum distance of 1.5 metres apply throughout the museum.
Please be particularly careful at the cash desk and in the cloakroom area.
The route through the collections is marked as a one-way system.
Face masks are mandatory in all areas.
Audio guides will be provided; they will be disinfected after each use.

House rules (german)

Admission prices

Admission to our permanent exhibitions is free of charge.

Tickets for events, the children’s museum and the special exhibition can be bought at our ticket shop (german website).

Fashion?! The elements of stylestarting 24 October 2020

Opening hours

Tuesday and Wednesday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Thursday: 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Friday through Sunday, holidays: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Closed Mondays (except holiday Mondays)

During the Christmas market 25 Nov - 23 Dec 2020:
Tuesday through Sunday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Admission prices

Adults 14 € | Concessions € 10.50 incl. audio guide
Children (13 - 18 years) | 4 €
Children 12 and under free

“Maxi” family ticket | 32 €
2 adults + children under 18

“Mini” family ticket | 18 €
1 adult + children under 18

Free admission for students of all fashion-related courses on presentation of a student card.

Tickets >

Address and directions

Württemberg State Museum
Altes Schloss
Schillerplatz 6
70173 Stuttgart

The “Altes Schloss”, or Old Castle, is located right at Schlossplatz, in the very heart of Stuttgart.

Public transport
We are just a few steps away from the bus stops and underground stations at Charlottenplatz or Schlossplatz.
VVS timetable information >

Underground lines U1, U2, U4 to Charlottenplatz
Underground lines U5, U6, U7 U12 or U15 to Schlossplatz
Bus line 43 to Charlottenplatz
Bus lines 42 and 44 to Schlossplatz

With Deutsche Bahn
It is only a ten-minute walk to Schlossplatz from Stuttgart’s main station via Königstrasse.
​​​​​​​DB travel information >

By car or coach
The Schillerplatz underground car park is open 24 hours a day. It is located directly next to the “Altes Schloss” and “Haus der Musik”. For coaches we recommend the bus parking area at Karlsplatz.
​​​​​​​Route planner to the Württemberg State Museum >

Offers for groups

To ensure a smooth visit of our exhibitions, we kindly ask you to pre-register groups of 8 persons or more as well as groups with their own guide.

Please note:

Taking photos for private purposes is permitted in the exhibition collections.
Larger bags and backpacks should be placed in lockers. These are available for a deposit (1€ or 2€) in the entrance area.
You will find up-to-date information about our renovation work in the museum foyer here. More >

Due to a shortage of staff, individual collection areas or exhibition rooms may occasionally be closed. We ask for your understanding.

Information andbooking of guided tours

Information phone

Tel: 0049711 89 535 111

Office hours
Mon to Fri
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Postal address
Württemberg State Museum
Altes Schloss
Schillerplatz 6
70173 Stuttgart