Eine Führung im Marta Herford

Guided tours & Activities

The public guided tours in the Marta Herford take place regularly, usually on the weekend, and do not require booking. In addition to this, however, we also offer small groups, families or groups of work colleagues the opportunity to experience the Marta Herford in a private session at individual times.


Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays from 12 to 1 pm and from 3 to 4 pm

In conversation with an art educator you receive information on the artists and their works, and have the chances of questioning the art.

Ticket 2.50 Euro plus admission
No booking required, max. 25 participants

Every 1st Tuesday of the month from 4 to 5 pm

In this tour the exhibition makers provide important information about the artists, their works and the creation process for the current exhibition.

Ticket 2.50 Euro plus admission
No booking required, max. 25 participants

1st Sunday of every month from 2 to 3 pm

Experience architectural history and present!
In this tour you will learn all about the architecture – from the original draft up to the finished building. Please bring weather-proof clothing.

Ticket 2.50 Euro plus admission
No booking required, max. number 25 participants

3rd Sunday of every month from 3 to 5 pm

Families can discover the art in the exhibitions and then develop their own ideas and stories afterwards in the Marta Atelier.

Ticket 20 Euro per family (including admission and material)
Booking up to seven days before the respective date by e-mail (bildung @ marta-herford.de), online or by telephone at 05221.994430-15, max. 25 participants

Every 2nd Thursday of the month from 3 to 5 pm

This tour through the current exhibition with mobile seating offers an opportunity to engage with the individual works in conversation with others. Experiences and impressions can be exchanged afterwards over coffee and cake in the kupferbar im Marta.

Ticket 10 Euro (admission, tour, coffee/tea and cake)
No booking required, max. 25 participants

Dates in the event calendar, always from 2 to 3.30 pm

Our especially trained employees guide visually impaired people through the exhibition, helping them to discover the art. Exhaustive descriptions of the pictures and space make it possible for them to understand the works of art.

Ticket 2.50 Euro plus admission
Booking up to seven days before the respective date by e-mail (bildung @ marta-herford.de), online or by telephone at 05221.994430-15


Our art educators accompany you through the current exhibition, providing information and insights.

Duration 60 minutes
Price 60 Euro plus admission

Get to know Frank Gehry’s unique museum project Marta Herford.

Duration 60 minutes
Price 60 Euro plus admission

Tour through the current exhibition and the Marta architecture.

Duration 90 minutes
Price 90 Euro plus admission

All of the tours offered here can be booked in English, Dutch and Spanish.

Foreign language surcharge 25 Euro

A visit to the kupferbar and the exhibition takes special consideration of the resources of the participants, and encourages them to tap into memories with art..

Price 80 Euro (including admission, coffee and cake)
Max. 10 persons (including relatives/carers)

Participants can artistically implement the impressions collected on the tour of the exhibition with their own ideas in the Marta-Atelier. They are accompanied and supported in this by an art educator.

Prices 1.5 hours for 100 Euro; 2.5 hours for 175 Euro, 3 hours for 200 Euro und 5 hours for 350 Euro (always plus 8 Euro admission per person, as of 10 persons 4.50 Euro per person; for more complicated material there may be additional costs)
Recommendation 12 persons per group (max. 24 persons possible)

Congratulations – the children’s birthday party

Marta Herford has various offers to celebrate that special day with friends and family, and make it unforgettable:
– workshop birthday (print, paint or paper workshop)
– architecture birthday
– surprise birthday

Price 100 Euro (including admission and material for 10 children, for every further child 7 Euro)
Booking up to seven days before the respective date by e-mail(bildung@marta-herford.de), online or by telephone at 5221.994430-15
Duration 2.5 hours including a break for cake

Further information

Angelika Höger, Angela Wöhler

Tel 05221-99 44 30-15
(Tue + Wed 10 am – 1 pm, Thu 1–4 pm)


Tel 05221.99 44 30-0
(Tue-Sun 11 am – 6 pm)

Bookings by e-mail (bildung @ marta-herford.de), online or by telephone at 5221.994430-15



Tours begin as of 11 am (schools and kindergartens as of 9 am), last tour at 5 pm.
Surcharge for private group tours outside of opening times: 40 Euro/30 minutes and per group (not including schools and kindergartens).



Meeting point is in the Marta Lobby.

The maximum number of persons per tour is 25. If your group is larger, we can arrange several tours. Up to four tours can take place in parallel at the same time. Please note that our employees are booked individually for each tour. Please report any delays as soon as possible to tel. 05221.99 44 30-0.
Please make bookings at least five working days in advance. You will generally receive a response to your enquiry within one working day (Tue-Fri). We look forward to your visit!

All participants in guided tours have to pay the respective museum admission price (see Admission prices). In the event of cancellations as of 3 calendar days before the tour date, 80% of the respective tour fee is due for payment, and for cancellations on the day of the tour 100 % of the respective tour price. The tour price is increased by 10 Euro per 15-minute delay. After one hour waiting time, the guide is entitled to leave the meeting point; any claim to even a shortened tour lapses.

Status: December 2016. We reserve the right to make changes.