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Frequently asked questions

FAQ about our museum


What is the entrance fee?

Regular entrance fee Museum am Löwentor and Schloss Rosenstein

Adults: € 5.-
Children (up to 18 Years): free
Reduced: € 3.-
Groups (15 pers. or more): € 3.- p.P.

Please note that special exhibitions can require a different entrance fee.

Overview of entrance fees

For whom reduced admission price applies

A reduced admission price applies to: Students, trainees, pensioners, volunteers as well as selected tickets (Landesfamilienpass, Museums-PASS-Musée, Stuttcard, Bonuscard + Kultur, VVS-Abonnement (only for a limited time, please note current information), VVS- Tickets (only for a limited time, please note current information), GEO-Card and voucher coupons.

Free admission:

  • Children up to their 18th birthday
  • 100% severely handicapped + accompanying person if registered on ID card (B)
  • Disabled person + accompanying person if entered on H permit (in need of help)
  • Members of our friends’ and supporters’ association
  • National Family Pass (in conjunction with the vouchers)
Overview of entrance fees

When is the museum open?

Opening hours

Tue - Fri: 9-17 Uhr
Sat / Sun / holidays: 10-18 Uhr

On public holidays the opening hours are the same as for the weekend (10-18 h), even if the holiday is on a Monday.

The museum is closed on the following public holidays: December 24th, 25th and 31st. On New Year (January 1st) our museum will be open from 13-18 h.

How do I get to the museum?

Museum am Löwentor

By car:

Parking area with entrance from Ehmannstraße. For a navigation device please use “70191 Stuttgart – crossroad Ehmannstraße/Nordbahnhofstraße”. For leaving the parking area after your visit, please ask for an exit coin at our ticket office.

Please note that only a limited number of parking spaces are available. We therefore recommend arriving by public transport.

By public transport:

S4, S5 or S6 to "Nordbahnhof"

U12 to "Nordbahnhof/Lotto Baden-Württemberg" or U13 to "Löwentor" 

More information

Schloss Rosenstein

By car:

Parking lot Wilhelma. For a navigation device please use "Wilhelma 13, 70376 Stuttgart".


By public transport: 

S1, S2 or S3 to "Bad Cannstatt"

U1, U2 or U14 to "Mineralbäder/Naturkundemuseum"

Which guided tours do you offer?

We offer guided tours in English on several topics. If you would like to book a guided tour in English, please first select a topic and then call us.

To our guided tours

Contact phone booking service:

Löwentor: 0711 / 8936-126
Rosenstein: 0711 / 8936-266

Contact time booking service:

Mon, Wed Thu: 14 - 16.30 h
Tue: 9.30 - 12 h

Do you have an audio guide?

At the Museum am Löwentor we offer an audio guide in English for adults. Please bring your own mobile device.

Are both exhibitions fully accessible?

Information on accessibility in our museum can be found here:


Is there a cafeteria at the museum?

Yes, the “Café Fossil” at the Museum am Löwentor. At Schloss Rosenstein there is the Africa Lounge with a coffee machine and water dispenser. Nearby (at the public transport stop “Mineralbäder/Naturkundemuseum”) you can find the bistro/café “Flora und Fauna”.

In our exhibitions, food and drinks are allowed in special areas. At the Museum am Löwentor you find that “picnic area” downstairs near the lockers and restrooms. At Schloss Rosenstein you can use our Africa Lounge.


Research and Collection

Which collections are housed at the museum?

The collections are fundamental for the research at the museum. There are approximately 12 million objects from the areas zoology, botany and geology/paleontology. The entomology has its own department due to the enormous number of species.

Can I visit the collections?

Our collections are not open to the public.

The FAQ could not answer your question?

Please send us a message. We will answer as soon as possible. Questions about and booking of guided tours are possible by phone only.


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