Opening hours

Wed – Sat

3–6 pm

Sun and public holidays

11 am–6 pm

Mon and Tue


Evenings in the museum:
Thu, 25/07 and 29/08/24

until 9 pm

Our prices


7 Euro


5 Euro

Children and young people
(up to 18 years)

Free admission!

Every 1st Wednesday of the month

Free admission!

with public guided tour (Sun, 12 noon)

Admission plus 3 Euro per person

Group tours

Up to max. 16 persons

70 Euro plus 5 Euro admission per person

After 6 pm / Sat, Sun and public holidays

80 Euro plus 5 Euro admission per person

Guided tours for school classes

3 Euro per pupils
2 accompanying persons: Admission free!

How to find us

By car
A limited number of parking spaces are located directly opposite the museum. Further parking facilities in the vicinity are located at the Stadthalle Ahlen (Friedrich-Ebert-Straße 3) and the street Freiheit, corner Kampstraße (parking zone 592001).

By train
Ahlen can be reached by regional train RE 6 (Minden – Cologne/Bonn Airport) and RB 69 (Münster – Bielefeld). The walk from the train station to the art museum takes about 10 minutes through Ahlen's city centre.

By bus
The museum is only a three-minute walk from the Weststraße bus stop. (Bus routes C5, C6, 353, 456, R54, R55)

By bike
The Ahlen Art Museum is located directly on the river Werse cycle path and is an excellent place to take a break.


Access to the museum and the rooms of the new and old buildings is barrier-free. The transition from the new building to the historic town villa can be bridged via a lift behind the cash desk or via six steps with handrails in the exhibition. A glass elevator provides access to the upper and lower floors.

Toilets and checkrooms
There is a toilet for guests with limited mobility, checkrooms and lockers in the basement.

Seating facilities
There are various seating options in the rooms of the old building. There are folding stools available that can be taken into the exhibition rooms.

If you have any further questions, please contact the staff in the building.


and Café Chagall

Restaurant, café, vinotheque and beer garden at the Ahlen Art Museum with its own conference rooms.

Opening hours:

Tue and Sat5.30–10 pm
Wed, Thu, Fri2.30–10 pm
Sun12 am–5.30 pm

If you would like to take a break in the Restaurant and Café Chagall after a visit to the art museum with a larger group, please register at the Restaurant and Café Chagall by e-mail. Thank you!