Opening hours

Closed on Monday
Tuesday, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Wednesday, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Thursday, 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sunday, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.

On public holidays 11 a. m – 6 p. m.: New Year's Day, Good Friday, Easter Monday, Ascension Day, Whit Monday, May 1 (Labour Day), German Unification Day, Reformation Day, second Christmas Day
Closed on: Christmas Eve, first Christmas Day, New Year's Eve

Entrance Fee

Single ticket: 7 Euro / reduced 5 Euro
Group ticket (up to 6 persons): 4 Euro p.p.
Members, ADKV-members, children up to 14 years, holders of a honorary post card: free admission
Every Friday: free admission

Reduced admission for people with disabilities, students, the unemployed, artists (members of the Federal Association of Visual Artists) and for holders of the GALOREcard, the AboPlus card of the HAZ, the Hannover-Aktiv-Pass as well as with the NDR Kulturkarte.

With your admission ticket you can come back as often as you like during the corresponding exhibition period.


Kestner Gesellschaft
Goseriede 11
30159 Hanover
Phone: 0511 70120 0

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with public transport

Bus lines 128, 134, 300, 500, 700
subway lines 4, 5, 6, 11
Tramway 10, 17

by foot from the main station

By foot it takes a maximum of ten minutes from the train station along the Kurt-Schumacher-Straße to Steintor.

by car

Travelling on the A2, take the exit Herrenhausen, follow the expressway in the direction of Zentrum, via Königsworther Platz, exit in Otto-Brenner-Straße in the direction of Steintor.


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The Kestner Gesellschaft is almost barrier-free for visitors with limited mobility. Access is via a ramp, there is an elevator in the building and a barrier-free toilet.


At our reception you will receive a code for free WLAN in the whole house. WLAN is made possible by the Hannoversche Volksbank.

Café and Shop

Our new Café Tender Buttons offers speciality coffees. In our store you will find a fine selection of curated international magazines and books. In addition, there are art editions, t-shirts, bags and much more.


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