Opening hours


We look forward to welcoming you to our museums.

Visiting the museums of the Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen is only possible according to the 2G plus-rule (Vaccinated or Recovered, additional test certificate). The PCR test must be no more than 48 hours old and the antigen test no more than 24 hours old. Please show your certificate at the entrance and observe the general hygiene regulations. It is mandatory to wear a FFP2 mask while in the museums. For Children from 6 to 15 years inclusive the wearing of a medical mask is permitted. Children under the age of six are exempt from the mask requirement. Children under 12 years and 3 months are exempt from the 2G plus-regulation.

To ensure that you can enjoy your visit safely and again experience the much-cherished originals in our collections, we have compiled a checklist of answers to some frequently asked questions:

To avoid waiting times and reduce contacts, we recommend booking an online ticket (incl. advance booking fee) via München Ticket. All information on this:

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) (26.05.22 | Pinakothek der Moderne and Museum Brandhorst close already at 6 p.m.)
Whitsun (Whit Sunday and following Monday)
Boxing Day (26 December) (26.12.22)
New Year’s Day (1 January) (01.01.22, 01.01.23)
Epiphany (Heilige Drei Könige, 06.01.22 | Pinakothek der Moderne and Museum Brandhorst close already at 6 p.m.; 06.01.23)

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, 16.06.22): all galleries open (Pinakothek der Moderne and Museum close already at 6 p.m.)
Feast of the Assumption of May (Mariä Himmelfahrt, 15.08.22): all galleries closed
Day of German Unity (Tag der Deutschen Einheit): all galleries closed
All Saints (Allerheiligen, 01.11.22): all galleries open (the Alte Pinakothek closes already at 6.p.m.)