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Opening Times and Prices

Opening Times

Tuesday to Sunday and Public Holidays
(For Exceptions see below)

10am - 5pm cet./cest.

last entry: 30 minutes before closing time

31th Dec.

10am - 1pm cet./cest.

24th Dec., 25th Dec., 26th Dec.  & 1st Jan.


Ticket Prices

Adults (including Pensioners)



(Pupils, Students, Trainees, Disabled Persons, Volunteers, Welfare Recipients of Ilmenau)


Children up to 14 years, accompanied by an adult


Groups of at least 10 People

Shared Ticket

€2.00 per person

Groups of at least 10 People (Concession)

Shared Ticket

€1.00 per person

Combination Ticket

for one person, allowing entry to both museums:GoetheStadtMuseum and Museum Jagdhaus Gabelbach


Thüringer Wald Card (further information)
in both Museums reduced Entry


Thüringen Card (further information)
in both Museums


International Council of Museums Members (ICOM), Deutscher Museumsbund oder Museumsverband Thüringen e. V.


Entry to special exhibitions is included in the ticket price. People with a view to visit only the special exhibitions must also pay the entrance fee, as the exhibitions are housed within the same building.

School classes are asked to book in advance to avoid overlapping with other group visits, even if no guided tour is required.


Guided Tours

Would you like to book a tour? Just ask in the Ilmenau tourist information office.

Telephone: 03677 – 600 300             
Address: Am Markt 1, 98693 Ilmenau

 Guided Tours for Groups
(booking required)

entrance fee per person + €40.00 per group,
for 20 people max.


entrance fee per person + €40.00 per group
+ €25.00 per hour additional
off-time to the regular opening hours
(before 10am and after 5pm cet./cest.)

Special Tours for Pupils, Students, Trainees
(booking required)

€30.00 per group

Schreiben wie zu Goethes Zeiten

 Museum Educational Service

 Educational Offers for all ages

Current Offers (€5/person):

  • Writing as in the time of Goethe
  • Self-made Silhouettes


Konzert im GoetheStadtMuseum


For concerts, lectures and readings at the museum, only the entrance fee for the event applies (determined by the organiser), no fee is required to enter the museum itself.

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