Visitor information

Marta Herford
Goebenstraße 2–10, 32052 Herford

Tel. +49.5221.994430-0

Opening hours:

Tue – Sund and public holidays from 11 am to 6 pm
Wed from 11 am to 8 pm
Closed on 24/25/31 December and on Good Friday
26 December from 11 am to 6 pm, open on New Year’s Day from 1 pm

Some galleries are not open to the public during exhibition preparation periods.


Since 03.04., the regulations for presenting a 3G certificate and wearing a mask in the museum will be lifted. For your own protection and that of our employees, we would still be grateful if you continue to wear a mask and keep sufficient distance.

The Marta Café will remain closed for the time being.

Under 18s Admission free
Single ticket 10 €
Trainees/students aged 18–27 2 €
Concessions* 5,50 €
Groups (from 10 persons) 6,50 €/Pers.
Annual card 25 €
Annual card for couples 40 €
Annual card + 1 60 €

* Concessions during exhibition construction work in the Gehry Galeries, for people doing voluntary service, unemployed, disabled people (disability level at least 50), artCard holders, Ehrenamtskarte NRW and HerfordKarte holders, members of Herford Art Association.

Admission free for under-18s, visitors on their birthday, Marta Friends and Supporters, Friends of Kunsthalle Bielefeld and Kunsthalle Dominikanerkirche, holders of the Herford Card, the DB-Art-Card, the ICOM card or an International Association of Art ID card, members of the International Association of Curators of Contemporary Art, members of the German Museums Association, employees of Daniel Pöppelmann House, members of the Kestner Society.

Access to Marta Herford from Herford railway station forecourt is barrier-free. All exhibition galleries and other rooms open to visitors are either equipped with ramps or can be reached by lift. It may happen, however, that accessibility to certain installations in the galleries is limited.

There are 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 for use in the galleries.

Guide dogs accompanying visually impaired or disabled visitors can be taken into the galleries with the corresponding ID. If you have any more questions, the visitor team will be glad to help.

By road
A2 Hannover – Dortmund: exit Herford/ Bad Salzuflen (B 239) and follow the signs
A30 Osnabrück – Bad Oeynhausen: Exit Kirchlengern, head for Herford, and follow the signs
Parking: Opposite the museum (500 cars, 4 coaches), follow “Marta Areal”

By rail
Herford is on the Intercity route Cologne – Hannover – Berlin. Marta is 3 minutes’ walk away from Herford railway station. On leaving the station, turn left and follow the main road for 300 meters (Bahnhofstrasse, Fürstenaustrasse, Goebenstrasse).

By air
Paderborn/Lippstadt Airport (80km/50 miles)
Münster/Osnabrück Airport (85km/53 miles)
Hanover Airport (90km/56 miles)
Bremen Airport (190km/118 miles)

Plenty of accommodation is available in Herford, including within striking distance of the museum. For more information, please contact the Herford tourist office online.

More information and travel tips can be found on the English-language website of Tourismus NRW e.V.