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Opening hours

Museum

Mon closed
Tue – Sat 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sun 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.


Print Shop

Mon 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Tue 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Wed 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Thu 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Fri 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Sat 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Sun closed

Please visit the following link for further details about the Print Shop.


Gutenberg Library

Tue – Fri 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. / 2 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Last admission: 4:30 p.m.
Mon, Sat, Sun, public holidays closed

Please note the information for Library users.

Special opening hours (Gutenberg-Museum)

Special opening hours 2020

April 13 (Easter Sunday) 11 – 17 Uhr
June 06 (Whit Monday) 11 – 17 Uhr
Dec 26 (Boxing Day) 11 – 17 Uhr

Closing days 2020

Jan. 01 New year's

Feb. 22 – 25

Carneval
April 10
Good Friday

April 12

Easter Sunday

May 01

May Day

May 21

Ascension Day

May 31

Whit Sunday

June 11

Corpus Christi

Oct. 03

German Unity Day

Nov. 01

All Saints Day

Dec. 24

Christmas Eve

Dec. 25

Christmas Day

Dec. 31

New Year's Eve

Special opening hours (Print Shop)

Closing days 2020

Jan. 01 New year's

Feb. 22 – 25

Carneval
April 10
Good Friday

April 12

Easter Sunday

May 01

May Day

May 21-23

Ascension Day

May 31

Whit Sunday

June 11-13

Corpus Christi

Oct. 03

German Unity Day

Nov. 01

All Saints Day

Dec. 18, 2020 Jan. 01, 2021

Christmas Shutdown


Admission fees

Adults: €5.00
Reduced*: €3.00
0 to 7 years: free admission
8 to 18 years: €2.00

*Reductions

Reduced admission fee (with ID): Students from 19 years of age, university students, apprentices, severely disabled individuals (accompanying person free of charge), recipients of social welfare, senior citizens aged 63 and above, invalidity pensioners, persons enrolled in a youth or federal voluntary service (e.g. FSJ (Freiwilliges Soziales Jahr – gap year doing voluntary work in the service sector), FÖJ (Freiwilliges Ökologisches Jahr – gap year doing voluntary work in the environmental sector), FJD (Freiwilliges Jahr in der Denkmalpflege – gap year doing work in the monuments preservation sector) or the Freiwilliger Wehrdienst (FWD – voluntary military service), holder of the Bahncard (railway card) and the SWR Kulturkarte (culture card)
Holder of the Wiesbaden Tourist Card pay a reduced admission fee of €3.50.

Free admission: Children up to 7 years of age, members of the Internationale Gutenberg-Gesellschaft in Mainz e.V., the Förderverein Gutenberg e.V., the Freundeskreis Gutenberg, the deutscher Museumsbund, and the ICOM, visitors from partner cities of the state capital of Mainz, holder of the MuseumsPASS Musées, the mainzcardplus, the holiday pass, the Juleica pass and the Ehrenamtskarte (voluntary work pass).

Group prices from 10 persons

Adults: €3.50
8 to 18 years: €1.50 (1 accompanying person free of charge)

Annual ticket / Family ticket

Annual ticket:

€25.00

Family ticket:

€10.00

Audio guide and app

The audio guide is available at the museum ticket counter. 6 audio tours take visitors through different sections of the museum. 5 extra tours offer a deeper insight into special areas of the permanent exhibition.

Languages: German, English, French

Cost: €3.50

The audio guide is available for iOS and Android.


Guided tours

The Gutenberg Museum offers all visitors a diverse range of tours. For information regarding regularly held public tours, see Regular events.

Individual and group tours

Individual and group tours through the exhibitions of the Gutenberg Museum are offered by the tour guides of the mainzplus Citymarketing GmbH in many languages.

Phone: +49 6131 242 827 / 888
Mail: gaestefuehrungmainzpluscom

Combined packages & special tours

Inquiries regarding museum educational facilitation offers (special tours, workshops, combination packages, school classes) can be addressed to the Print Shop.


Art & Education

The Print Shop is a print workshop and an educational museum venue at the same time. For more information about the program and offers, see the Website of the Print Shop.


Accessibility

The Gutenberg Museum is handicap accessible.


Adress

Gutenberg-Museum
Liebfrauenplatz 5
55116 Mainz
↗ Google Maps

gutenberg-museumstadt.mainzde

P: +49 6131 – 12 2640 / 2644
F: +49 6131 – 12 3488

Traveling by railway

For traveling by rail and train, you can use the travel guide of the Deutsche Bahn including a route planner.

Traveling via public transportation

Take the buses of the Public transportation to the stop "Höfchen" or "Fischtor". From the stops it is an approximately 7-minute walk to the museum.

Traveling by car / Parking lots

Parking at a fee is available in the parking garages "Am Brand" and "Rathaus-Rheingoldhalle".


FAQs

Accessibility

The Gutenberg Museum is handicap accessible. Wheelchair users and guests with baby carriages can use the museum's elevator.

Admission fees

Adults: €5.00
Reduced*: €3.00
0 – 7 years: free admission
9 – 18 years: €2.00

Reduced admission fee (with ID): Students from 19 years of age, university students, apprentices, severely disabled individuals (accompanying person free of charge), recipients of social welfare, senior citizens aged 63 and above, invalidity pensioners, persons enrolled in a youth or federal voluntary service (e.g. FSJ (Freiwilliges Soziales Jahr – gap year doing voluntary work in the service sector), FÖJ (Freiwilliges Ökologisches Jahr – gap year doing voluntary work in the environmental sector), FJD (Freiwilliges Jahr in der Denkmalpflege – gap year doing work in the monuments preservation sector) or the Freiwilliger Wehrdienst (FWD – voluntary military service), holder of the Bahncard (railway card) and the SWR Kulturkarte (culture card)

Holder of the Wiesbaden Tourist Card pay a reduced admission fee of €3.50.

Free admission: Children up to 7 years of age, members of the Internationale Gutenberg-Gesellschaft in Mainz e.V., the Förderverein Gutenberg e.V., the Freundeskreis Gutenberg, the deutscher Museumsbund, and the ICOM, visitors from partner cities of the state capital of Mainz, holder of the MuseumsPASS Musées, the mainzcardplus, the holiday pass, the Juleica pass and the Ehrenamtskarte (voluntary work pass).

Animals

Animals are not allowed in the museum. This rule does not apply to certified seeing-eye and assistance dogs. Thank you for your understanding.

Audio guide and app

Audio guide

Our audio guide with six "listening tours" takes adults, adolescents, and children through the permanent exibition of the museum. The audio guide is available in the languages German, English, French, and Korean for a rental fee of €3.50 (per device) at the museum ticket counter.

An audio guide app is also available for download for iOS and Android.

Baby carriages

A visit to the Gutenberg Museum is possible for visitors with baby carriages without any limitations. Baby carriages may be used in our exhibition areas.

Bathrooms

The bathrooms are located on the ground floor of the museum.

Calendar / Events

The Gutenberg Museum offers a diverse program of events that can be found in our Calendar of events. Regular events such as our hourly print demonstrations can be found in the Regular events section.

Cloakroom

The cloakroom is in the entrance lobby of the museum and is free of charge for all visitors. School classes can store their backpacks in the lockers. Please note that we cannot assume liability for items in the cloakroom area.

Corona FAQs (COVID-19)

The Gutenberg Museum, its Print Shop and the Gutenberg Library are currently subject to the official regulations on corona prevention.

Please observe the rules of conduct and hygiene that are binding for the museum and its facilities, which we have summarized for you on a separate page.

Thank you for your understanding.

Floor plan

The floor plan of the Gutenberg Museum is available for free download.

Food and drink

It is not permissible to eat and drink in the exhibition areas of the Gutenberg Museum. Thank you for your understanding.

Groups

Special prices for groups of 10 or more:

Adults: €3.50
8 to 18 years: €1.50 (1 accompanying person free)

Group tours through the exhibitions of the Gutenberg Museum are offered by the tour guides of mainzplus Citymarketing GmbH in many languages.

Phone: +49 6131 242 827 / 888
Mail: gaestefuehrungmainzpluscom

House rules

Image, film and audio recordings

It is currently not permissible to take photographs and videos in the exhibition areas of the Gutenberg Museum. Media representatives, commercial users, and private visitors can request an according permission in advance from the press section.

Lost and found

Are you missing a personal item that you left behind at the museum? Our staff at the museum box office will be happy to help you by calling +49 6131 - 12 2644.

Tue – Sa
9 a.m. 5 p.m.
Sun 11 a.m. 5 p.m.

Museum Shop

The Gutenberg Shop is located in the exhibition building. The offers of the shop are also available at www.gutenberg-shop.de.

Opening hours:

Tue – Sat: 9 a.m. 5 p.m.
Sun 11 a.m. 5 p.m.
Mo: closed

MuseumsPASS Museés

Holders of the MuseumsPASS Musées can visit the museum free of charge. The MuseumsPASS is also available at the ticket counter of the Gutenberg Museum.

Opening hours and special opening hours 2020

Opening hours

Museum

Mon

closed

Tue – Sat

9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Sun

11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Closed on Mondays and public holidays.

Print Shop

Mon 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Tue 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Wed 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Thu 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Fri 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Sat 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Sun closed

Please visit the following link for further information about the Print Shop.

Gutenberg Library

Tue – Fri 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. / 2 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Last admission: 4:30 p.m.

Mon, Sat, Sun, public holidays  closed

Please note the information for Library users.


Special opening hours 2020 (Gutenberg-Museum):

Special opening hours 2020

April 13 (Easter Sunday) 11 – 17 Uhr
June 06 (Whit Monday) 11 – 17 Uhr
Dec 26 (Boxing Day) 11 – 17 Uhr

Closing days 2020

Jan. 01 New year's

Feb. 22–25

Carneval
April 10
Good Friday

April 12

Easter Sunday

May 01

May Day

May 21

Ascension Day

May 31

Whit Sunday

June 11

Corpus Christi

Oct. 03

German Unity Day

Nov. 01

All Saints Day

Dec. 24

Christmas Eve

Dec. 25

Christmas Day

Dec. 31

New Year's Eve

Special opening hours 2020 (Print Shop):

Closing days 2020

Jan. 01 New year's

Feb. 22–25

Carneval
April 10
Good Friday

April 12

Easter Sunday

May 01

May Day

May 21-23

Ascension Day

May 31

Whit Sunday

June 11-13

Corpus Christi

Oct. 03

German Unity Day

Nov. 01

All Saints Day

Dec. 18, 2020 - Jan. 01, 2021

Christmas Shutdown

Parking

Parking at a fee is available in the parking garages "Am Brand" and "Rathaus-Rheingoldhalle".

Print Shop / Education & Learning

The Print Shop of the Gutenberg Museum provides a variety of educational museum facilitation offers. These include a large number of special tours and workshops for adults, children, families, school classes, and kindergartens. See the Facilitation offers section for an overview of all offered facilitation formats.

Program / Events

The Gutenberg Museum offers a diverse program of events that can be found in our Calendar of events. Regular events such as our hourly print demonstrations can be found in the Regular events section.

Reductions

Reduced admission fee (with ID): Students from 19 years of age, university students, apprentices, severely disabled individuals (accompanying person free of charge), recipients of social welfare, senior citizens aged 63 and above, invalidity pensioners, persons enrolled in a youth or federal voluntary service (e.g. FSJ (Freiwilliges Soziales Jahr – gap year doing voluntary work in the service sector), FÖJ (Freiwilliges Ökologisches Jahr – gap year doing voluntary work in the environmental sector), FJD (Freiwilliges Jahr in der Denkmalpflege – gap year doing work in the monuments preservation sector) or the Freiwilliger Wehrdienst (FWD – voluntary military service), holder of the Bahncard (railway card) and the SWR Kulturkarte (culture card)

Holder of the Wiesbaden Tourist Card pay a reduced admission fee of €3.50.

Regular events

Regular events such as our hourly print demonstrations and movie screenings are found in the regular events section.

Schools and kindergartens

The Print Shop of the Gutenberg Museum offers a variety of educational workshops and events for school classes, kindergartens, as well as teachers and educators.

Tours

For information about public tours that do not require advance registration, see the section Regular events.

Individual and group tours through the exhibitions of the Gutenberg Museum are offered in many languages by the tour guides of mainzplus Citymarketing GmbH. Please use the following contact details to find out more about the guided tours and to make a booking:

Phone: +49 6131 – 242 827 / 888
Mail: gaestefuehrungmainzpluscom

Travel directions

Arrival with the Deutsche Bahn

If you are travelling by train, please use the travel information service of Deutsche Bahn.

Public transportation:

Take the buses of the Mainz public transportation system to the stop "Höfchen" or "Fischtor". From the stops it is an approximately 7-minute walk to the museum.

Arrival by car / parking spaces

Parking spaces are available for a fee in the multi-storey car parks "Am Brand" and "Rathaus-Rheingoldhalle".

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