Danube Swabian Central Museum
Schillerstrasse 1
89077 Ulm

Opening hours

Closed on Mondays
Tuesday to Friday
11.00 – 17.00

Saturday, Sunday, Holidays
10.00 – 18.00


normal 5,- €
Reduced € 3.50
Children and young people up to the age of 18 free
Groups (from 10 people) p. P € 3.50

Offers for families and children

Barrier-free access and toilet

wireless Internet access

Stop in 1 km

Main station in 1 km

7 parking spaces

Orientation plan

Good to know

We kindly ask you to wear a medical mask or an FFP2 mask for your own safety as well as for the safety of other visitors, our colleagues at the cash desk, in the supervision and in the mediation as well as to observe the hygiene measures such as distance regulations and hand disinfection even after the end of the legal pandemic measures.

For visiting the exhibition Danube Swabia. Departure and encounter you can borrow a media guide free of charge at the museum ticket office. This entertainingly guides you through the entire exhibition in German or English. Acting scenes take you back in time and you will learn the background to special exhibits.

  • Seniors aged 65 and over
  • students and trainees
  • Participants in federal voluntary service, voluntary military service, voluntary social/ecological year
  • Severely disabled (free entry for registered accompanying person)
  • Recipients ALGII and social assistance
  • Volunteer card holders
  • Groups of 10 or more people

  • Children and young people up to the age of 18
  • Registered companions of severely disabled persons
  • volunteer card
  • lobby card
  • Ulm Card (retain the tear-off section)
  • Press (presentation of a valid press card)
  • Teachers for the preparation of lessons (presentation of international teacher’s card)
  • 2 accompanying persons from groups of children, school classes, student groups or educational institutions
  • ICOM (International Council of Museums)
  • German Museum Association
  • Museum Association Baden-Württemberg
  • Federal Association of Museum Education eV

From Ulm main station, turn right along the tracks to under the Zinglerstraße bridge. Directly under the bridge up the stairs to Zinglerstrasse. From here turn left to Schillerstrasse. Turn left there in the direction of the Danube. Approx. 10-15 minutes on foot

Arrival by public transport:
From Ulm main station, take tram lines 1, 2 or bus lines 7, 10, 12 to the Ehinger Tor stop. From there, follow Schillerstraße for one kilometer in the direction of the Danube.

Coming from the south:
On the B 28 over the Danube bridge (Konrad-Adenauer-Brücke), turn right before the first traffic light (Arsenalstraße), then right again into Schillerstraße.

Coming from the north:
Motorway exit Ulm-West, on the B 10 through Ulm and the city tunnel, on the Danube bridge (Konrad-Adenauer-Brücke) turn right at the Neu-Ulm exit, left under the B 10 and immediately back onto the B 10/B 28. Again over the Danube bridge, turn right before the first traffic light (Arsenalstraße), then right again into Schillerstraße.

What is there to discover in the museum?

Museum director Christian Glass presents the museum, the collection and the educational offers.

museum shop

Publications, posters, cards and more

In our museum shop you will find beautiful and interesting things related to the Danube, Danube Swabia, Ulm, Southeastern Europe, Hungary, Romania, Serbia and Croatia.

Discover exhibition catalogs and non-fiction books, autobiographical and fiction publications, illustrated books, children’s and young adult literature. There is also a changing range of CDs and DVDs, maps, calendars, posters and postcards.

A special feature is our range of handicrafts and toys – some discovered for you in the Danube countries, some specially made for the museum.

Our publications

Further publications and more information can be found here

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