FAQs

1. Where does the „Lange Nacht der Museen“ take place?

In over 80 museums, galleries, cultural institutions and a variety of other exciting and unusual exhibition sites all over the city of Stuttgart. You will find all the participating establishments under the menu item programs and tours. You can locate all the participating institutions with the help of the city plan.

2. How much is the ticket?

Tickets are available for € 18,-. For children between age 6 and age 14 tickets are € 4,-. For children under the age of 6 the ticket is free of charge, as well as for one person accompanying a handicapped person. Please keep your handicapped ID ready.

3. Where can I buy tickets in advance?

Tickets are available at many of the participating museums and galleries, at the Tourist Information Stuttgart (i-Punkt) and all ticket booths in Stuttgart and the entire region. Please click here for a complete list of places where you can buy the ticket in advance. Ticket-Hotline: 0711/601 54 44 and online.

4. What does the ticket include?

The ticket is valid as a travel ticket for the entire shuttle transport with buses and (subway) trains that connect the participating establishments on the event evening. Furthermore, the ticket includes entry to all participating museums and galleries, as well as functioning as a VVS integral ticket for the entire VVS network. On March 25th from 12.00 a.m. onwards, the holder is entitled to use all VVS operated public transport (2nd class) until closing hour, within the entire VVS network.

5. Where can I get tickets on the day of the event?

Ticket-Bracelets for € 18,-/€ 4,- are sold at all participating institutions. Tickets bought in advance will be exchanged with a Ticket-Bracelet on the day of event at the first participating institution visited.

6. How are the cultural institutions connected?

There are six tours, which connect all participating institutions from 18.45 p.m. until 2 a.m. at frequent intervals via SSB shuttle buses and the city line U6. Several establishments located around the central hub of Karlsplatz/Schlossplatz are within easy walking distance. The central transfer point for the shuttle buses and the city line U6 is at Karlsplatz/Schlossplatz. The shuttle buses serving the tours NeckarHafenNord and West leave at Karlsplatz, the urban rail tour U6 from Schlossplatz. The shuttle buses serving tour Wein leave from Hafen/Mittelkai (connected by tour Hafen).

You can hop on and off the buses at every bus-stop. There are several hubs. Click on the tour plan for a detailed survey of all bus shuttles, city lines and hubs.

7. When do the bus and rail shuttles start? When do they end?

All shuttle buses are running from 18.45 p.m. until 2 a.m. in close intervals:

Tour Hafen: every 5 minutes.

Tours NeckarNord and Wein: every 10 minutes.

Tour West: every 15 minutes.
Urban rail tour U6: every 15 minutes.

At 2 a.m. all tours will be completed one more time. The tour plan gives a detailed survey of all bus and rail shuttles.

The ticket is valid as a travel ticket for all buses and urban rails of the public transport, which are running according to their regular schedule. Alternative routes are indicated in the respective service section of the participating institution („Umstieg mögl.“).

There are two extended „Lange Nacht“ parties: one at the Mercedes-Benz Museum and one at the Porsche Museum. From 2/3* a.m. to 4 a.m. shuttle buses will drive between Karlsplatz and the Mercedes-Benz Museum. The Porsche Museum is connected to Stuttgart main station via the suburban train S6.

*winter time/summer time (Please note this night marks the start of summer time.)

8. Can I change buses?

You can hop on and off the buses at every bus-stop. The central transfer points for the shuttle bus tours and the subway tour U6 are located around Karlsplatz/Schlossplatz. In addition, there are further transfer points. Click tour plan for a detailed survey of all transfer points.

9. Does the clock change affect the „Lange Nacht“?

From March 25th to March 26th the clocks are put forward from 2 a.m. to 3 a.m. For your information we highlighted the change from winter time to summer time where it might be important. Please consider the clock change when planning your way home via public transport.

10. Where can I get the booklet with the entire program?

The booklet containing the entire program can be obtained at the participating institutions, at the Tourist Information Stuttgart (i-Punkt) and all ticket booths in Stuttgart and the entire region. It is also attached to the March issue of LIFT Das Stuttgartmagazin. You can also download the booklet and all tour maps on our Website.

11. Where can I get further information?

For further questions, please contact our hotline 0711/601 54 44. Starting from 3 p.m. on the day of the event an information desk in front of the old castle (Schlossplatz, entrance Schillerplatz) will provide information on the „Lange Nacht der Museen“.

12. When does the program for children start and where does it takes place?

For children the event begins at 4 p.m., offering tours suitable for children or handycraft workshops. The following museums offer special program for children: Haus der Geschichteifa-GalerieJunges Schloss, JugendkunstschuleLinden-Museum, Mercedes-Benz Museum, Museum am LöwentorStadtlabor.

13. More information about the program for children

In the afternoon, between 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. you can reach the institutions offering program for children via VVS operated public transport. You find the recommended connections in the booklet. It’s up to the single institutions to decide if a child is allowed to participate in the program without the company of an adult. If the company of an adult is obligatory then the adult does not need a ticket of their own. Otherwise the institutions are free to decide if the adult needs a ticket to accompany the child. A lot of institutions permit to accompany children without having an own ticket.

Generally it is not possible for adults to visit exhibitions or programs of the participating institutions between 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. (except to accompany a child).
The program for adults starts at 7 p.m. It is up to the participating institutions to decide if adults are allowed to visit exhibitions and programs during the time of the program for children and on what conditions.

14. Will there be program for children also in the evening?

A lot of institutions offer programs which are also interesting for kids. Therefor check the information in the booklet containing the entire program. Please note that starting from 7 p.m. every adult needs an own ticket to accompany a child.

15. What are the regulations for adolescent visitors?

16. Who’s hosting the „Lange Nacht der Museen“?

The Team of LIFT Das Stuttgartmagazin organises the „Lange Nacht der Museen“ since 1998. Furthermore LIFT also hosts the stuttgartnacht which takes place in autumn.

LANGE NACHT DER MUSEEN

Sa 25. März 2017, 19-2 Uhr
Ticket: € 18,-
Für Kinder: € 4,- (6-14 Jahre)
Ticket-und Info-Hotline: 0711/6015444
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