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Current information

Due to the corona-related closings of cultural facilities, all museums and castles are currently closed. Guided tours, planetarium presentations and events are canceled. Please inform yourself before your visit here: More


Wilhemshöhe Palace  • Water features • Hercules Monument • Löwenburg Castle • Greenhouse • Ballroom • Visitor Centres

Schloss Wilhelmshöhe, Foto Andreas Fischer, MHK


Island of Siebenbergen • Planetarium • Orangery with the Cabinet of Astronomy and Physics • Marble Bathhouse

Orangerie im Staatspark Karlsaue, Foto Andreas Fischer, MHK


New Gallery • Museum of Hessian History • Wallpaper Museum

Neue Galerie, Ausstellung about documenta, Foto Bernd Schoelzchen, MHK


Wilhelmsthal Palace • Friedrichstein Palace

Schloß Wilhelmsthal, Foto Volker Straub, MHK

Additional Information

Reduced Rates

Reduced rates apply for
• the visit of a 2. MHK-Museum
   on the same day
• students
• those in training
• Guest student
   (University of Kassel)
• severely disabled visitors
• persons drawing benefit
• Groups of 10 or more
   (except Planetarium)

Holders of
• KasselCard
• KurKulturCard
• HNA Abo-BonusCard
   (one discount per card)
• Ehrenamtscard
• NVV-Jahreskarte
   (as a subscription for adults)
• NVV-JobTickets
• Geo-Card: 2 für 1 in Planetarium

Annual and season tickets

An annual ticket allowing entry to all attractions (except Planetarium) is available for 60 € at the visitor centres and museum ticket desks. Specific season tickets are also available for the Island of Siebenbergen (April–October) and the Greenhouse (November–March) at 20 € each.

Free entry

Students of Kassel University

Membes of
• Icom
• Verband Deutscher
    Kunsthistoriker e.V.
• DArV
• Hessischer Museumsverband
• Museumsverein Kassel
• Berufsverbände
    bildender Künstler
• Wissenschaftler der Museen

Hessian Family Card in
• Hessischen Landesmuseum
• Schloss Wilhelmshöhe
• Weißensteinflügel
• Gewächshaus
• Herkules
• Löwenburg