Here you will find practical information on opening times, admission prices, travel directions and accommodation options, disability access and other contact details.

Visitor Information

Opening hours, fees, hot to get here, contacts


Marta Herford
Goebenstraße 4–10, 32052 Herford
Fon +49.5221.994430-0
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Opening Hours

Tue–Sun and on bank holidays 11 am – 6 pm
1st Wednesday of every month 11 am – 9 pm
Closed on Good Friday, December 24, 25 and 31
On New Year’s Day the museum is open from 1 pm – 6 pm
Some galleries are not open to the public during exhibition preparation periods.

Admission Fees
Adults: 8 Euro
Concessions*: 4,50 Euro
(under the age of 10)
free of charge
Pupils & Students: 4,50 Euro, Tue after 4 pm and
every 1st Wed of the month after 6 pm free of charge
Marta Members: free of charge
Families**: 17 Euro
(10 or more people)
4,50 Euro per person
School parties:
(from 6th grade)
1,50 Euro per pupil, free admission for 3 accompanying persons
Annual Ticket: 36 Euro (Concessions* 24 Euro)
Family Annual Ticket: 60 Euro

* Concessions are granted to schoolchildren over 10 years, students, people doing national service (military/non-military), visitors who are unemployed, disabled persons (degree of disability at least 50%) as well as ART Card on submission of the corresponding ID.
** Valid for 1–2 adults and 1–4 children up to the age of 16

Public transport

By car:
A2 Hannover – Dortmund: exit Herford/ Bad Salzuflen (B 239) and follow the signs
A30 Osnabrück – Bad Oeynhausen: exit Kirchlengern, direction Herford and follow the signs
Parking facilities: opposite to the museum (500 car and 4 bus parking spaces), follow “Marta Areal”

By train:
IC/ICE-route Cologne – Hannover – Berlin: Station Herford
The Marta is within 3 min. walking distance to the station. Turn left at the station and follow the main road for 250 meters (Bahnhofstraße, Fürstenaustraße, Goebenstraße).

Airports nearby:
Airport Paderborn/Lippstadt (80 km)
Airport Münster/Osnabrück (85 km)
Airport Hannover (90 km)
Airport Bremen (190 km)

Disabled access

Access to the Museum Marta Herford from the railway station forecourt is barrier-free. All of the exhibition and visitor rooms are either equipped with ramps or can be reached by lift. It may happen, however, that individual installations in the exhibition rooms cannot be made barrier-free.
There are also two disabled-access toilets in the museum and the café. For visitors who are unable to walk, a wheelchair can be provided free of charge. There is also a large number of folding chairs available in the exhibition rooms.
Dogs accompanying blind or disabled persons can be taken into the exhibition rooms with the corresponding ID. If you have any more questions, the visitor service staff will be glad to help.


Numerous accommodation offers are available in Herford, also in striking distance to the museum. For more information please contact the Herford tourist office online:

More information and travelling tips are to be found at the English website of Tourismus NRW e.V.

More Contacts

Marta Bookshop
Opening Hours: like the museum
Fon +49.5221.994430-0
Email to shop
Internet: Marta Shop
A wide range of offers all around art, architecture and design

Marta as event location
Contact person: Nicola Sudhues, Melanie Heilmann
Fon +49.5221.994430-24
Bookings for the various event locations. More detailed information are to be found on this website under the menue item MARTA EVENT.

Marta Café
Opening Hours: Tue–Su and on bank hollidays 10 am – 6 pm, for evening events even longer
Fon +49.5221.9931290
E-Mail: info(at)
Dine, drink and party at Marta Herford

Marta Members

Marta supporters