Hall Art Foundation

Self-guided visits to selected areas of the castle and grounds.

Saturdays and Sundays

Entry times: 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm.
Closed at 5pm.


* Due to the current Covid situation, the museum will remain closed through 4 February 2022. To stay informed about further changes in opening hours, corona regulations or even new exhibitions and events of the Kunstmuseum Schloss Derneburg, you can subscribe to our free newsletter. *


Historic Tour of Castle Grounds
Saturdays and Sundays, 11:30am - 12:30pm


Deborah Brown: The Shadow Paintings, Sante D'Orazio: Priests, Torkwase Dyson, Jorge Galindo: “Flower Paintings” and works made in collaboration with Pedro Almodóvar, Antony Gormley: Works from the Collection, Karl Horst Hödicke, Susan Rothenberg, The Passion



Adult: EUR 20

Senior: EUR 16

Student: EUR 16

Deutsche Museumsbund Members: EUR 16

Grounds only: EUR 8

Historic Tour: EUR 5



Tickets for April and beyond will be released at a later date.


Please be advised that tickets are strictly limited by entry time. We strongly recommend that you purchase your tickets in advance in order to secure a reservation.


Gift cards for museum visits can be purchased here.


Private historic tours of the castle grounds for groups of up to 20 people are available for a fixed price of 50€. Arrangements must be scheduled in advance. Please contact besucherservice@sdmuseum.de


Members of the Deutscher Museumsbund e.V. can visit the museum at the reduced ticket price. Please show your membership card at the entrance.

Our Senior discount applies to adults aged 65 and over. Please be prepared to provide proof of identification at check in.
Our student discount applies to students of all ages with valid identification.

Parking is limited. Please refer to our visit page for other travel options.


All guests have access to Café Galactico, where refreshments including specialty coffee, juice, wine, sandwiches, quiche, soup, cakes and cookies are available for purchase.


Need help? Contact besucherservice@sdmuseum.de


We kindly ask all visitors to respect our unique site and its special ambiance. Please refrain from talking on mobiles in the galleries or speaking in a loud voice. Every young visitor must be accompanied by an adult. In the galleries, every young visitor must hold the hand of an adult or remain in their physical control at all times. We do not admit groups with more children than adults without advance written agreement. Any visitors, including children that are loud or disruptive will be asked to leave the galleries immediately. Please consider the suitability of our venue if you would like to bring a child with you.

Please be kind to our park. Please do not pick flowers, cut plants or disturb animals, birds or fish in any way during your visit. Please stay on the paths. To keep our grounds in the best possible condition we do not allow pets of any kind nor do we allow visitors to bring food or drinks past the gate. Please visit our Café for snacks, drinks, coffee and cake or a light lunch at your convenience.


Please help us maintain a healthy and safe environment for all our visitors and staff by observing the following guidelines:

  • New: From Friday, 17 December 2021, the 2G rule will apply again until further notice, due to the occupancy rate of less than 70%. Museum visits are only possible for those who have been fully vaccinated or recently recovered from COVID-19. Please present your proof at check-in. An FFP2 mask must be worn in the museum.

Nearest testing facilities:

Linden pharmacy (13min. away)
Heinder Str.7
31162 Bad Salzdetfurth/ Groß Düngen
Opening hours: 
Fri. 03.12.21 9:00-10:00
Fri. 10.12.21 9:00-10:00 & 15:00-17:30
Fri. 17.12.21 9:00-10:00 & 15:00-18:00 


Einhorn pharmacy/ DRK (15min. away)
Karl-Binder-Str. 6
31167 Bockenem
Opening hours: Fri.-Sun. 15:30 - 19:30


DRK Holle 
Bahnhofstr. 41
31188 Holle
Opening hours:
Fri.      17:00-19:00
Sat.     09:00-11:00
Sun.    10:00-12:00


Coronaspace Smy-Tec-GmbH
Bindersche Straße 5
31188 Holle
Opening hours: Mon.-Sun. 07:00-20:00

  • We are following the current Hildesheim Corona Guidelines.
  • All visitors over the age of 6 and staff must wear masks while indoors. Adults must wear FFP2 masks while indoors. Masks will be available at check-in for those who require them.
  • Please maintain 1.5 meters or more of social distancing.
  • Hand sanitizing stations have been installed at multiple locations throughout the buildings and grounds.
  • Visitors are asked to refrain from visiting if they are feeling unwell in any way, or if, over the last fourteen days, they have had symptoms of or tested positive for COVID-19, been in close contact with someone diagnosed with COVID-19, or have visited a high infection area.
  • An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. By visiting the Kunstmuseum Schloss Derneburg, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19.