Corona: Your safety is important to us
Please observe the valid hygiene and distance rules when visiting our exhibitions.
- Keep a distance of at least 1.5 m from other people.
- Wearing a medical mouth-nose protection (OP/FFP2 mask) is obligatory for persons 6 years and older.
- Please disinfect your hands at the museum entrance and in the toilets. Dispensers are available for this purpose.
Current information - also for visiting events - can be found here: https://haendelhaus.de/de/node/1592.
Opening hours Händel-Haus
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
The museum is open on concert days of the series "Musik im Händel-Haus" until shortly before the concert begins.
Attention. The Händel-Haus is always open on public holidays (such as 1 May).
On 24 December, 25 December and 31 December the Händel-Haus will be closed. On 26 December the Händel-Haus will open from 10.00 to 17.00, and on 1 January from 1 pm to 5 pm. The Händel-Haus will also be open on Epiphany (6 January), Good Friday and Easter Monday.
The Wilhelm-Friedemann-Bach-Haus will reopen on 27 May 2022.
Permanent exhibitions and special exhibitions
(Children up to 6 years free admission)
- Single ticket: 6,00 Euro
- Single ticket reduced*: 4,50 Euro
- 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
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
*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.
You have the choice: use an audio tour in which you are automatically guided from room to room, or a mobile information system based on WLAN/WiFi at more than 50 locations in the exhibitions The use of both services is included in the admission price. Or you can book a personal guided tour. You can find more information on all offers at https://haendelhaus.de/de/node/423
School classes and after-school clubs
- 3.50 euros per pupil, one accompanying person free, second accompanying person: 4.50 euros
- School classes and after-school clubs in the city of Halle: 1.00 Euro per pupil, one accompanying person free, second accompanying person: 4.50 Euro
- Kindergarten groups: Free admission, one accompanying person free, second accompanying person: 4.50 euros
Admission is free for members of the "Freundes- und Förderkreis des Händel-Hauses zu Halle e. V.".
Opening hours library
Monday and Friday 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday and Thursday 13:00 to 17:00
Wednesday 14:00 till 17:00
The Händel-Haus is a historic building and is therefore only barrier-free to a limited extent. The entrance is barrier-free, the upper rooms of the museum are unfortunately wheelchair-accessible to a limited extent.
WLAN /WiFi and mobile information system
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.
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