Opening times

Tuesday to Friday 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Saturday, Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Closed Monday

High days and holidays

Closed on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.

We are open from 10 am to 6 pm on all other public holidays and look forward to welcoming you to the HNF!

Admission charges

Groups of 10 or more:

Adults 7,00 € 4,50 €
Reduced price* 4,00 € 2,50 €
Family ticket 14,00 €
Annual family ticket 50,00 €
Annual ticket 25,00 €
Reduced price annual ticket* 15,00 €
Guided tour 35,00 € (Tu-Fr)
45,00 € (Sa/Su)

*Reduced prices for Children and adolescents up to 18, schoolchildren, students, trainees, young people on military or civilian national service, disabled persons, senior citizens (60+), recipients of income support.

Children under 10 are only admitted to HNF if accompanied by an adult.

Entrance is free for general and vocational schools, colleges and universities, and for groups of young people on national service, both military and civilian, providing the visit has been notified in advance (service(at)

Guided tours

Exploration and discovery

Take a tour through the 5,000-year history, present and future of information technology in the company of an expert.

Overnight stays

25 hotels, guest houses and bed & breakfasts are available in Paderborn in categories from “basic” to “first class”.



The Heinz Nixdorf MuseumsForum is wheelchair-accessible throughout. A wheelchair and buggies are available for use. There is a baby changing room in the basement. Dogs are not allowed in the exhibition, with the exception of guide dogs for the blind.


Heinz Nixdorf MuseumsForum
Fürstenallee 7
D-33102 Paderborn

GPS coordinates:
N 51° 43' 54", E 8° 44' 09"

Public transport

You can get to Heinz Nixdorf MuseumsForum (HNF) directly by public transport with the No. 11 bus, which stops there every thirty minutes. The bus stop is called MuseumsForum. This bus also stops at the main railway station, so there is a direct connection to the railway network.

Bus timetables

E-bike charging station

Near the cloakrooms are four charging stations where users of e-bikes can recharge their bicycle batteries while they visit the museum. You must bring a charging device, but the power supply is free.


Please address any general queries about guided tours, events and workshops to:

Fon +49 (0) 5251 306-600


Guided tour