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Your Visit

Where we are, Parking

The Haus der Bayerischen Geschichte's Museum in Regensburg is located directly on the Danube. As central elements it offers on more than 2,500 square meters the permanent exhibition "How Bavaria became a Free State and what makes it so distinctive", a multimedia show in the foyer, a shop with a treasure trove of Bavarian products and a Bavarian tavern serving culinary specialities from every region in Bavaria.

Opening Hours

Tuesday to Sunday from 9 a.m. -  6 p.m. | Closed on Mondays.

If a public holiday occurs on a Monday, the museum is open.
Closed: 24.12., 25.12., 31.12., 01.01. and Good Friday.

Due to revision and maintenance works the museum is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays from January 17th through February 28th 2023.

Current Information

You are welcome to join us with or without a mask!

Tickets will be available shortly via our online store.
Tickets for children and free tickets for adults are available at the museum box office on site against proof of eligibility.

Would you like to purchase tickets in advance?
Then send us an order request to: museum(at)

Admission fees

Adults: € 7,00
Reduced: € 5,00 (e.g. senior citizens over 65, severely disabled persons, groups of 15 or more )
Kinder und Jugendliche bis 18 Jahre: Eintritt frei
Children and youths up to 18 years old as well as school groups and students up to 30 years old: free admission

By the way: The ticket is valid for all exhibitions and for all film screenings in the museum on the day of purchase.

Please observe our visitor regulations.

Media guide

Rental devices are availabe for 3 euros in the museum or as a free app in the App Store (iOS) and Google Play Store (android). For more information log on to mediaguide/app.

Guided Tours

Experience all the different topics of the permanent exhibition with our broad range of guided tours.

For information and reservations, please contact our reservation hotline at +49 (0) 941 788 388 0, or send a mail to museumsfuehrung(at)

Further information about guided tours:

guided tours

Open guided tours

Regular tours / open tours for individual visitors
approx. 75 minutes (permanent exhibition)
5 € per person plus entrance fee

Permanent exhibition: Saturdays, Sundays and holidays at 2 p.m.

School Groups

The new museum in Regensburg is an excellent place for school groups to learn as well! We offer a variety of guided tours and programmes for all types of school - from elementary to high school. While younger kids can recreate the colossal "Bavaria" statue and test out Karl Valentin's rocket ship, older children can immerse themselves in topics such as "Democracy and Civic Participation" in the Interactive State Parliament.

For information and reservations, please contact our reservation hotline at +49 (0) 941 788 388 0, or send a mail to museumsfuehrung(at)

Discovery Trail

The Discovery Trail and the Mediaguide turn any visit to the museum into an exciting family event. At many stations, children and young people become active themselves, and can access additional information on the history of the Free State of Bavaria. Simply borrow the Mediaguide at the admissions desk and off you go!

Children's birthday

How about a trip back in time for your birthday?
A guided tour of the highlights of the permanent exhibition and an exciting activity part on a topic of your choice: A special experience on a special day!
For more detailed information, e.g. on the program and catering, contact our booking hotline at +49 (0)941 788 388 0, Email: museumsfuehrung(at)


The museum is wheelchair accessible. The media guide includes content in German sign language and basic German. Hearing loops are installed for deaf and hard of hearing visitors. Various offerings are available for visually impaired and blind visitors. Handicap parking spaces are located on the south side of the museum.

The museum has wheelchair access. The Mediaguide includes content in German sign language and basic German. Hearing loops are installed for visitors who are hearing-impaired. There are also various offers available for the visually impaired. Parking spaces for the handicapped are available on the south side of the museum.

You can find contact information and a map here. Further service information for your visit can be found online.

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Overview Permanent Exhibition

Museum flyer