The exhibitions and the library of the Handel House are open to the public

The exhibitions in the Handel House and the library of the Handel House Foundation are open. The Wilhelm-Friedemann-Bach-Haus remains closed for the time being due to the Corona pandemic.

Your safety is important to us.
You can get all the latest information on the Corona pandemic here:

All current information about the Corona pandemic can be found here: https://haendelhaus.de/de/node/1592.

Opening hours Händel-Haus and Museum Shop
Closed on Mondays (except public holidays and the Händel-Festspiele) 
April to October: 10 am to 6 pm 
November to March: 10 am to 5 pm

Please note that the Händel-Haus closes daily between 1.30 pm and 2 pm for the implementation of hygiene measures.

The museum is also open until 6 pm on concert days of the series "Musik im Händel-Haus" during the winter months.

We kindly ask you to book your visit by telephone on 0345/500 90 103 (daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.).

Please observe the valid hygiene and distance rules when visiting our museum. Wearing a medical mouth and nose protection is obligatory in the entire museum area.

Personal guided tours take place by appointment. Please contact us on 0345/500 90 103 (daily from 10 am to 6 pm).

The Händel-Haus has a lift, the ground floor is barrier-free and the upper rooms of the museum have limited wheelchair access.

Attention. The Händel-Haus is always open on public holidays (such as 1 May).
On Friday, 24 December 2021, Saturday, 25 December 2021, and Friday, 31 December 2021, the Händel-Haus will be closed. On Sunday, 26 December 2021, the Händel-Haus will open from 10.00 to 17.00, and on Saturday, 1 January 2022, from 1 pm to 5 pm.

The Wilhelm-Friedemann-Bach-Haus will remain closed for the time being.

The library will be open again from 01 June 2021.
Opening hours:
Monday and Friday 11 am - 5 pm
Tuesday and Thursday 1 pm - 5 pm
Wednesday 2 pm - 5 pm

Händel-Haus

Museum Guide & Handel WLAN

In the exhibitions of the Händel-Haus we offer our visitors a mobile information system based on WLAN/WiFi in German and English. At over 50 locations in the exhibitions "Handel - the European" and "Historical Musical Instruments" you can obtain additional information with your smartphone, tablet or similar device via NFC tags or QR codes. You can obtain additional information at over 50 locations in the exhibitions "Handel - the European" and "Historical Musical Instruments" using your smartphone, tablet or similar device by means of NFC tags or QR codes via an easy-to-use audio guide function under "Haendel Museum". No app or additional storage space is required. This service is free of charge for visitors.

In addition, an audio guide is offered free of charge via loudspeakers in German, English, French, Italian and Spanish.

You will receive free and comprehensive WLAN/WiFi internet access in the indoor and outdoor areas of the Händel-Haus under "Haendel-Gast". You do not need any special access data for this. This service is made possible thanks to funding from the Ministry of Economics, Science and Digitalisation.

Come in!

The Stiftung Händel-Haus is in charge of both the exhibitions in the Händel-Haus and the exhibition in the Wilhelm-Friedemann-Bach-Haus (currently closed due to Corona). 

Admission Händel-Haus
Permanent exhibitions and special exhibitions
Free admission for children up to 6 years.

Single ticket: 6,00 Euro
Single ticket reduced*: 4,50 Euro
School classes: 3.50 euros (per pupil)
School classes of the city of Halle: 1,00 Euro (per pupil)
Group ticket for 10 or more people: 5.50 euros per person
Family ticket (2 adults accompanied by at least one child up to 18 years): 12,00 Euro
Admission is free for members of the "Freundes- und Förderkreis des Händel-Hauses zu Halle e. V."

Audio tour and personal guided tours
Use of the audio guide is included in the admission price.
Audiotours are available in the following languages:
- German
- English
- French
- Italian, Spanish
- Spanish

The audio tour is conducted via loudspeakers. Visitors are guided to the appropriate rooms by museum staff for this purpose.

We also offer personal guided tours of our museum. You will find further information under Guided tours.

Combiticket Händel-Haus & Wilhelm-Friedemann-Bach-Haus
Single ticket: 7,50 Euro
Single ticket reduced*: 6,50 Euro

Combi Family Ticket Händel-Haus & Wilhelm-Friedemann-Bach-Haus
(2 adults accompanied by at least one child up to 18 years): 16,00 Euro 

*Eligible for discount on presentation of appropriate identification: Pupils, students, trainees, severely disabled persons, holders of a Halle Pass and the Welcome Card Halle.

Memberships and collaborations 

Working Group Music Museums in Germany
The Stiftung Händel-Haus is a member of the Working Group Music Museums in Germany. It is an association of German cultural institutions dedicated to preserving the heritage of musicians and composers.
More information at: www.musikermuseen.de

Conference of National Cultural Institutions (KNK)
The Stiftung Händel-Haus is part of the KNK. The KNK is an equal-opportunity interest group of 23 nationally significant cultural institutions of various sizes and orientations. The founding of the KNK in the Franckesche Stiftungen zu Halle on 1 March 2002 was a product of the so-called "Blue Book" ("Blaubuch"). 

More information at: www.konferenz-kultur.de

Händel-Haus und Wilhem-Friedemann-Bach-Haus

Come in!

The Handel House Foundation not only looks after the exhibitions in Handel House; it is also responsible for the exhibition in Wilhelm Friedemann Bach House. The closure of the Wilhelm-Friedemann-Bach-Haus will be extended.

Tip : Take a combined Handel House & Wilhelm Friedemann Bach House ticket and get into both museums at a reduced rate.

Admission to Handel House
Permanent exhibitions and special exhibitions
Admission is free for children up to age 6.

Single ticket: €6
Single concession ticket*: €4.50

school classes: €3.50 (per student)

 

school classes of the city of Halle (Saale): €1 (per student)
Group tickets for groups of 10 or more: €5.50 (per person)
Family ticket (2 adults and at least one child up to 18 years of age): €12.00

 

Admission is free for members of the Friends and Sponsors of the Handel House in Halle registered association.

Audio tour and personal guided tours
Use of the audio guide is included in the admission price.
Audio guides are available in the following languages:

  •     German
  •     English
  •     French
  •     Italian
  •     Spanish

The audio tour is given through speakers. The visitors are stewarded into the respective rooms by the museum staff.

We also offer personal guided tours of the museum. More information is available under guided tours.

Handel-House & Wilhelm Friedemann Bach House combined ticket 
Single ticket: €7.50
Single concession ticket*: €6.50

Handel-House & Wilhelm Friedemann Bach House combined family ticket 

(2 adults and at least one child up to 18 years of age): €16.00

 

*Concession rates apply to the following on presentation of corresponding proof of identity: schoolchildren, students, interns, severely disabled people, Halle Pass and Welcome Card Halle holders.

Händel-Haus

Visitor regulations

Getting here

Whether you come by plane or on foot and wherever you come from, Handel House – the hub of the Handel Festival – is easy to reach.

Guided tours

For groups large and small, from specialists to kindergarten tots. Exciting tours adapted to suit the age of your group and the time you have.