Opening hours


After an eight-week closure due to the Corona pandemic, all museums of the Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen are open again from 19 May 2020 on. The usual hygiene and distancing rules apply to the visit. We kindly ask you to come to the museums with a mouth-and-nose protection and to wear it throughout your visit. FAQs regarding the protective measures

Our digital services remain accessible from all over the world. We invite you to follow us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram, watch videos on Youtube, browse our online collection and explore our digital strategy.

Please note: Due to the preparations for the exhibition “Au rendez-vous des amis”, the rooms in the area of classical modernism are gradually being closed. From 04.09. the rooms 1-15 are completely closed until 29.09.2020 and will be accessible again when the exhibition begins on 30.09.2020. From 21.09. until 28.09.2020, room 16 is closed in preparation for the collection presentation of new acquisitions by Hans Hoffmann. The exhibition "August Sander. Sardinia 1927" can be seen again from 22.09.2020. 

Opening Hours

Alte Pinakothek
MON closed
TUE and WED 10.00 a.m. - 8.30 p.m.
THU-SUN 10.00 a.m. - 6.00 p.m.

Neue Pinakothek
From 31 December 2018 on the Neue Pinakothek is closed to the public for structural reasons and in preparation for a comprehensive renovation scheme. A selection of masterpieces of 19th-century art is on show on the groundfloor of the Alte Pinakothek (East Wing) and in the Sammlung Schack.

Pinakothek der Moderne 
Daily except MON 10.00 a.m. - 6.00 p.m.
THU 10.00 a.m. - 8.00 p.m.

Museum Brandhorst
Daily except MON 10.00 a.m. - 6.00 p.m.
THU 10.00 a.m. - 8.00 p.m.

Sammlung Schack
Daily except MON and TUE 10.00 a.m. - 6.00 p.m.
Every 1st and 3rd WED in the month 10.00 a.m. - 8.00 p.m.


Click here to see the opening hours of our branch galleries (Staatsgalerien).


Special Opening Times on Public Holidays

Special Opening Times on Public Holidays

On public holidays, the three Pinakotheken, Museum Brandhorst, and Sammlung Schack are usually open at the times that regularly apply for that day of the week. Exceptions to this rule are announced in advance. In rare instances opening hours are subject to change; please check the website for public announcements closer to the date.

All our museums are open on the following public holidays:
Easter (Good Friday to Easter Monday)
Ascension Day (Christi Himmelfahrt) (21.05.20 | Pinakothek der Moderne and Museum Brandhorst close already at 6 p.m.)
Whitsun (Whit Sunday and following Monday)
Day of German Unity (Tag der Deutschen Einheit)
Boxing Day (26 December) (26.12.20)
New Year’s Day (1 January) (01.01.21)
Epiphany (Heilige Drei Könige, 06.01.21 | Alte Pinakothek and Sammlung Schack close already at 6 p.m.)

All our museums are closed on the following public holidays:
Shrove Tuesday
Labour Day (Tag der Arbeit, 1 May)
Christmas Eve (24 December)
Christmas Day (25 December)
New Year’s Eve (31 December)

Special opening hours apply for the following holidays in 2020:
Corpus Christi (Fronleichnam, 11.06.20): all galleries open (Pinakothek der Moderne and Museum close already at 6 p.m.)
Feast of the Assumption of May (Mariä Himmelfahrt, 15.08.20): all galleries open
All Saints (Allerheiligen, 01.11.20): all galleries open