Danube Swabian Central Museum
Schillerstrasse 1
89077 Ulm

Opening hours

closed on Mondays
Tuesday to Friday
11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Saturday, Sunday, Holidays
10:00 am – 6:00 pm


normal €5.00
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

According to the updated Corona regulation by the state government of Baden-Württemberg , the 2G+ regulation applies to your visit to museums, exhibitions and events (vaccinated – recovered with an additional 24-hour antigen test or 48-hour PCR test ).

Persons with a third vaccination (booster) and vaccinated persons who have completed primary immunization are excluded from the test if no more than three months have passed since the last required individual vaccination, and convalescents whose infection can be proven to have been no more than three months ago.

The 2G+ regulation does not apply to children who have not yet reached the age of six , children who have not yet started school or students who take part in regular tests as part of their school attendance (student ID card is sufficient).

We would also ask you to wear a mouth and nose cover (children from 6 years of age, adolescents and adults) in the form of an FFP2 mask and to observe the other hygiene measures, distance regulations (1.5 m) and hand disinfection .

For possible chain of infection tracking, we would ask you to fill in the contact form at the museum reception or to use the luca app .

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 to prepare the lessons (presentation of international teacher ID 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.

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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