Visitor information

Marta Herford
Goebenstraße 2–10, 32052 Herford

Tel. +49.5221.994430-0

Opening hours

Tue–Sun and on bank holidays 11 am – 6 pm
1st Wednesday of every month 11 am – 10 pm
Closed on Good Friday.

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

Adults 8,00 €
Concessions* 4,50 €
Children (under the age of 10) Free of charge
Pupils, Students 4,50 €, every Tuesday after 4 pm, every 1st Wed of the month after 6 pm free of charge
Marta Members Free of charge
Families** 17 €
Groups (10 or more people) 4,50 €/Person
School parties (from 6th grade) 1,50 €/Pupil, free admission for 3 accompanying persons
Annual ticket 36 € (Concessions*** 24 €)
Family annual ticket 60 €
Marta22 every first Wednesday of the month from 6 pm “Pay what you want!”
* 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.
** For 1–2 Adults und 1–4 Children under the age of 16
*** Valid for 1–2 adults and 1–4 children up to the age of 16.


New prices and concessions from 29 February 2020!

People under the age of 18 Free entry
Single Ticket 10 €
Single Ticket + Guided Tour 13 €
People in training (18-27 years) 2 €
Concessions* 5,50 €
Groups (10 or more people) 6,50 €/Person
Annual Ticket 25 €
Annual Ticket + 1 60 €
Marta22 Every first Wednesday of the month from 6-10 pm: “Pay what you want!”

* Concessions are granted to people doing national service (military/non-military), visitors who are unemployed, disabled persons (degree of disability at least 50%)

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</span 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.

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)

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.

Marta Bookshop

Opening Hours: like the museum
Fon +49.5221.994430-0
Internet: Marta Shop
A wide ange of offers all around art, architecture and design.


Marta as event location

Contact persons: 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.


kupferbar im Marta

Opening hours: Tue 10-18 Uhr, Mi-So 10 Uhr until evening
Fon +49.5221.5894770
E-Mail: info(at)
Café, Restaurant und Bar


Marta Freunde & Förderer e.V.