Closure from March, 29th to May, 9th 2021

We will remain closed during federal actions to contain Covid-19. Please refer to the respective federal and state resolutions for current regulations.

We look forward to welcoming you back on site soon! Until then, feel free to visit us digitally. Here is an overview of digital offerings.

Stay healthy!

Opening Hours


Tuesday – Sunday

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

The museum is closed on Mondays!


Tuesday – Thursday

10.00 am – 12.00 pm

12:30 pm – 3:00 pm


10.00 am – 1.00 pm

The library can only be used by appointment at

On public holidays that fall on a Monday, the museum is open regularly! On other public holidays the museum is open during normal opening hours.

Entrance Fees

Our admission prices are valid for the whole house. You will have access to the permanent exhibition, the special exhibitions and the outdoor area.





School pupils, vocational school pupils, confirmands, students,
federal volunteers, BBK members




Jobseekers, persons in need of social assistance, refugees


Group (at least 10 Persons)




Pupils, vocational school pupils, confirmands, students,
federal volunteers, BBK members, Jobseekers, persons in need of social assistance, refugees


Family Ticket


(max. 2 adults and children under 16 years)


Annual Ticket


Free Entry


for students of the University of Kassel, children under 6 years, members of the Arbeitsgemeinschaft Friedhof und Denkmal e. V. (Study Group Cemetery and Monument) and ICOM members

and every first Wednesday of the month between 5 and 8 pm. (Please note any restrictions during Covid 19 measures!)


Guided Tours

Please visit our calendar to find out more about the issues of the public guided tours, which will lead either through our permanent exhibition or the current special exhibition.

On the pages for Education & Mediation you will also find specially developed programmes that lead through one or more areas of the exhibitions and whose contents are based on the needs and everyday life and experiences of children, teachers or experts.

There you will also find offers for guided tours of Kassel's main cemetery and the artists' necropolis.

You will find the guide fees with the respective offers.

Guided tours in foreign languages

We also offer our guided tours in foreign languages such as English, Arabic or Kurdish. If you have any questions or wishes, please do not hesitate to contact us!

Guided tours are possible by appointment. The tour fees are not included in the entrance fees, from 10 persons reduced. The Guided tours take about 60 or 90min.

Tuesday – Friday



60€ or 90€


School students, confirmands, persons in need of social assistance, refugees, federal volunteers, BBK members


30€ or 45€


Highschool students, trainees, vocational school students, further education

35€ or 52,50€

Weekend and Holidays



75€ or 100€


School students, confirmands, people in need of social assistance, refugees, federal volunteers, BBK members, highschool students, trainees, vocational school students, further education

47,50€ or 71,50€


out of opening hours



Introductory lecture

If you would like to get to know the house a little better without booking a 90-minute guided tour, you can book a half-hour introductory talk via PowerPoint.

Tuesday – Friday






School students, confirmands, people in need of social assistance, refugees, federal volunteers, BBK members, highschool students, trainees, vocational school students, further education



Weekend and Holidays






School students, confirmands, people in need of social assistance, refugees, federal volunteers, BBK members, highschool students, trainees, vocational school students, further education



Digital Guided Tours

To give you the opportunity to get to know the permanent presentation and special exhibitions better even during the time when the Museum of Sepulchral Culture has to remain closed, we offer online guided tours. You book an appointment on which the virtual museum tour will be transmitted via Cisco Webex Meetings. We will send you a corresponding link in advance. You log in and can participate in the tour from home or from the classroom via your internet browser. The staff will stream the digital content during the tour and guide you through the exhibition areas.

We look forward to meeting you!

Tour Fees

The duration of the digital tours is 60 minutes.




75 €


40 €

Weekend and Holidays


90 €


62 €

A quick guide on how to sign up for a meeting on WebEx can be found at

>> here (PDF) German.



Arbeitsgemeinschaft Friedhof und Denkmal e.V. (Study Group Cemetery and Memorial)
Museum für Sepulkralkultur (Museum for Sepulchral Culture)
Zentralinstitut für Sepulkralkultur (Central Institute for Sepulchral Culture)

Weinbergstraße 25–27
34117 Kassel

Arrival by public transport:

From the ICE train station Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe you can reach us with the tram lines 1 and 3: go into town to the stop Weigelstraße (approx. 10 minutes), from there to Brüder-Grimm-Platz and at the Murhardsche Bibliothek and the Elisabethkrankenhaus turn right into Weinbergstraße.

From the main train station, take the RT5 in the direction of the city centre to the stop Rathaus/Fünffensterstraße. From there turn right into Wilhelmshöher Allee about 10m in the direction of travel. After about 50m turn left into Weinbergstraße, between Elisabethkrankenhaus and Murhardsche Bibliothek.


The Museum for Sepulchral Culture is open to everyone.

The open architecture of the building and a spacious elevator to all exhibition levels support an unrestricted access for everyone. The permanent exhibition and the changing special exhibitions are barrier-free for wheelchair users.

Wheelchair accessible toilets are located in the basement.

One accompanying person receives free admission.

Special guided tours can also be booked for blind, visually and hearing impaired or otherwise impaired visitors.

If you have any further questions or requests, please do not hesitate to contact our museum gate or our staff.

Museum Café


The museum cafe remains closed during the COVID-19 pandemic.

To round off your visit to the museum, we invite you to relax in the self-service café, in the covered courtyard or on the terrace overlooking Kassel. Enjoy the unique atmosphere. On a self-service basis, you will receive hot and cold drinks and small snacks to fortify you.

Admission to the café is free of charge and not bound to a visit to the museum. Even if you do not have time to visit the exhibition, you are always welcome!

Gift Shop

You are also welcome to visit the museum shop during the museum's opening hours independently of a visit to the exhibition rooms. A wide range of goods awaits you here.

In addition to in-house publications and catalogues, specialist literature and children's books, you will find other attractive products. A theme-specific assortment of postcards and posters, selected design objects as well as artistically designed gifts and editions are permanently available. So there is something for all museum visitors, laymen and experts, young and old. You can also find our funeral cards here or via the publication shop.


The visitor service supervises the reception and various events, but also conducts guided tours of the permanent and special exhibitions. The children's birthdays are also supervised and organised by our trained supervisory team. If you have any questions about opening hours, events and bookings, you can contact  the Museum Gate during the opening hours.

Museum für Sepulkralkultur

Telefon: 0561 / 918 93 0

Fax: 0561 / 918 93 10

Weinbergstraße 25-27

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Photo: Anja Köhne
© Museum für Sepulkralkultur, Kassel, Bildarchiv

Guest Book

If you enjoyed your visit with us or if you participated in an event outside of our house, you are welcome to share your impressions or praise and blame with us and others here.

Perhaps you also have suggestions or comments on the topic of our museum. Or you can simply browse through the articles. We look forward to your entries!

Your contribution will be sent through a spam filter after sending and will appear publicly on this page afterwards. Therefore, please pay attention to whether you want to give personal data or not.

If you have a specific request or a question, please contact our staff directly.

By the way, the analogous guestbooks of the past years can be viewed in our library.


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Arbeitsgemeinschaft Friedhof und Denkmal e.V.

Zentralinstitut für Sepulkralkultur

Museum für Sepulkralkultur

Weinbergstraße 25–27
D-34117 Kassel | Germany
Tel. +49 (0)561 918 93-0