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Opening Times

Wednesday to Sunday

10 am – 6 pm

Monday and Tuesday

The Museum is opened from 10 am to 6 pm
on the following holidays:

March 25th Good Friday

March 27th Easter Sunday

March 28th Easter Monday 

May 1st May Day

May 5th. Ascension Day 

May 16th Whit Moday

October 3rd Day of German Unity 


The Museum is closed:

December 24th to 26th Christmas

December 31st New Year´s Eve



Admission Prices


5€ / concessions 3€

Until further notice we can only accept cash payments.


Free entry 

for children and youths under 18

Freier Eintritt

für Kinder und Jugendliche bis 18 Jahre

für Studierende und Auszubildende mit Kulturticket

The following are eligible for reduced rates (relevant identification required):

  • School / university students and apprentices over the age of 18
  • Persons in receipt of transfer benefits („ALG II“ unemployment benefit, social welfare benefit, basic allowance or benefits under the German social welfare law for asylum seekers) 
  • Pensioners
  • Participants in the german federal voluntary service (Bundesfreiwilligendienst)
  • Persons in possession of a medical certificate confirming that they are required to accompany a severely disabled person where this requirement is noted




Our rooms and facilities are designed to meet high accessibility standards. The buildung is equipped with an elevator and a wheelchair-accessible bathroom.

Please ask us about our special offers for persons with visual, hearing or mobility impairments as well as about our service in plain language:


Museum Friedland
Bahnhofstr. 2
37133 Friedland

05504 9492567

Guided Tours

Tour of the Exhibition:
(in German)

Wednesday to Sunday
3 pm

In addition Saturday and Sunday

(included in admission price)


Tour of the Transit Camp:
(in German)

Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
4 pm - 5 pm (Transit Camp)

(included in admission price)

We would ask you not to take photos or videos
during the tour of the camp.


Tours in Other Languages

Tours in Arabic, Russian, Farsi and English
upon request.

Group Visits

A group of eight persons or more can book an individual tour in advance. The following fees apply:

We are happy to arrange a tour for you! You may contact us via phone or e-mail at:

Tel. 05504 9492567

You can reach us Mo-Fr from 10am to 4pm. We will try to accommodate all requests, but can only guarantee a tour if it is booked at least 14 days in advance.

In the exhibition (1,5 hours): 3€ per person
The exhibition and the transit camp Friedland (2 hours): 4€ per person

For school-groups there is a special price:
In the exhibition (1,5 hours): 30€ per class
The exhibition and the transit camp Friedland (2 hours): 40€ per class

Class and Project Group Visits

We are currently working on a special offer for classes and groups of apprentices or students. Feel free to get in touch with us – we will try to adjust our tour offers to your needs.

By car

From the Drammetal junction (Exit 74) on the A 7 motorway, follow the A 38 to Leipzig/Halle until you reach the Friedland junction.

At the roundabout, take the first exit on the right following the K 74 to Witzenhausen/Eschwege.

After around 400 metres, turn right on the B27 towards Friedland. Follow this road for approx. 1 km until the next roundabout where you will see signs for the museum.

There are parking bays for cars and coaches available right next to the museum.


Approximate journey times:

Hanover 90 minutes

Kassel 45 minutes

Göttingen 15 minutes 

By bicycle / On foot

Museum Friedland is an ideal destination on the cycling and hiking routes across the picturesque River Leine valley.

Friedland is a stop on the Leine-Heide cycle route and on the Loccum-Volkenroda Pilgrims’ Way.

There are cycle racks provided at the museum. The museum staff can also supply tools and patch kits for minor bicycle repairs.

By train

Museum Friedland  is conveniently located for public transport.

The Deutsche Bahn long distance rail network provides fast and efficient services to nearby Göttingen or to Kassel. From there, take the Cantus regional train to Friedland (Han). The museum is located in the former station building.