Plan your visit

Current Regulations

The Corona Protection Ordinance NRW applies, which can be simply summarized as the AHA and 3G rule. For the museum visit the AHA rule applies, i.e.: Keep your distance (at least 1.5 meters), observe hygiene rules (cough and sneeze into your elbow and wash your hands thoroughly) and wear a mask in everyday life.
If you take part in guided tours or workshops, the 3G rule also applies: vaccinated, recovered, tested. Please have proof of complete vaccination, recovery, or a negative result no older than 48 hours available.

Opening hours

Mon closed
Tue – Sun 10am – 5pm
Thu 10am – 8pm (except public holidays)

Library
Tue – Fri 1 – 5pm

Café im Ludwig
Tue – Sun 10am – 5pm

24.12. / 25.12. / 31.12. / Fat Thursday / Carnival Sunday / Rose Monday / Easter Monday closed
26.12. open 10am – 5pm (regular admission)
01.01. open (free admission)

Admission

Regular € 3.00
Reduced € 1.50

Reduced for students, trainees, honorary pass holders, spa card holders, alumni card holders

Free admission for children an young adults up to and including 21 years of age, people with disabilities (B or H) and their companions, Aachen Pass holders.

Groups from 8 persons: € 3.00 p.p.

Six for Six
With the museum card “Six for Six” you can visit the five municipal museums Ludwig Forum Aachen, Suermondt-Ludwig-Museum, Couven-Museum, Centre Charlemagne, International Newspaper Museum plus City Hall. The ticket is valid for six months and costs € 14.00, reduced € 10.00.
It is available in all Aachen museums and can also be ordered by telephone +49 241 432-4922, -4923 oder -4925, ans by e-mail via kulturservice@mail.aachen.de.
Please note: The Six for Six-ticket is not valid for the exhibition Dürer was here. A Journey Becomes Legend until October 24, 2021 at the Suermondt-Ludwig-Museum.

Auf-ins-Museum
Combined ticket for 26 museums in the Euregio Meuse-Rhine for € 25.00.
For more information please see www.aufinsmuseum.eu

Location

By public transport
from Aachen main station line 11, 21, 31
Bus stop Ludwig Forum
Current bus connections can be found in the ASEAG timetable.

By car
From direction Dusseldorf/Cologne/Liège from Aachener Kreuz A544 to Europaplatz; follow the signs “Ludwig Forum” from Europaplatz.
From direction Maastricht/Antwerp A4 to exit Würselen, Krefelder Straße in the directon of the center, then follow the signs “Ludwig Forum”

Parking
There is a paid parking lot behind the building. An overview of the municipal parking situation can be found at www.aachen.de

Accessibility

You can reach all exhibition rooms, the library and our workshop barrier-free via our parking lot and main entrance. Furthermore the Ludwig Forum has two elevators and a toilet for people with disabilities. On request, we offer themed tours in sign language for all exhibitions. In addition, you can also get hands-on experience in our workshop. Experienced museum educators accompany people with disabilities in an individual workshop. We are happy to advise you and look forward to your visit.

Information and registration
Karoline Schröder / Petra Kather
Phone +49 241 1807-115
museumsdienst@mail.aachen.de
Here you find our accessible city map.

Guided tours

Every Thu 6pm and Sun 3pm in German
Fee: € 2.00 p.p., plus admission

Individual guided tours
Whether young or old, birthday party or company outing, we offer customized themed tours in four languages for all current exhibitions and collection presentations. On request, the guided tour can be combined with practical work in our workshop. We will be happy to advise you.
In Dutch or English
Weekdays, 1 hour: € 70.00 for up to 25 persons, plus admission p.p.
Sundays and holidays, 1 hour: € 80.00 for up to 25 persons, plus admission p.p.

Schools and daycare centers 
For more Information on Guided tours and Workshops for school classes and kindergarten children, click here!

Information and booking
Phone +49 241 432-4998
museumsdienst@mail.aachen.de

Ludwig Forum Aachen
Jülicher Straße 97–109
52070 Aachen
Tel. +49 241 1807-104
Fax +49 241 1807-101
info@ludwigforum.de

Opening hours
Mon closed
Tue – Sun 10 am – 5 pm
Thu 10 am – 8 pm (except public holidays)

Guided tours and workshops
museumsdienst@mail.aachen.de