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Außenansicht des Museums mit darüberliegenden roten Typo-Fragmenten

Opening hours

Monday: closed

Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday: 9.00–17.00

Thursday: 9.00–19.00

Saturday, Sunday and public holidays: 11.00–18.00

The Museum is closed on the 24th, 25th and the 31st December, as well as on the 1st January. 


Admission fees

Permanent Exhibition

Adults: € 6,00

Adults in groups of at least 16 people: € 5,00 per person

People eligible for price reductions (*): € 3,00

Free entrance for Children, young people under 18 and school students

* People eligible for price reductions are students, trainees and severely handicapped people. People assisting the handicapped have free entry on presenting appropriate documentation.

Guided tours:
€ 30,00 per hour

Getting here

By underground
U35, stop “Archäologie-Museum/Kreuzkirche” (from Herne train station or Bochum central train station)

By bus
lines 303, 311, 323, 324, 337, 367; stop “Archäologie-Museum/Kreuzkirche”
362, 312; stop: Kulturzentrum

By train
From Bochum central train station by underground U35 or from Herne train station 15 min. to walk

By car
Although the Museum itself has only two parking spaces, reserved for physically handicapped people (Berliner Platz/Schmiedestraße), there are multi-storey car parks close to the museum.


The Museum is the dark-red, cube-shaped brick building, whose entrance is situated opposite to the church.
The entrance and all public areas of the Museum are wheelchair accessible.