Protective measures and other information

Even in the age of the coronavirus, we want to ensure that your visit to the museum is pleasant and inspiring. For this reason we ask that you adhere to a few protective measures.  Please also understand that we are unable to provide all of our standard services at this time.

The following information highlights important points and shows how a visit to the HNF during the pandemic will differ from previous ones.

nsidered to be tested outside of holiday periods. Children up to school entry do not need a test.


Visiting with 2G or 3G


  • When visiting the HNF, the 2G rule (vaccinated or recovered) applies to persons aged 18 and over. Exceptions are made for persons with a medical certificate, but who require proof of testing (rapid test, maximum 24 hours old, or PCR test, maximum 48 hours old).
  • For 12-17 year olds, the 3G rule applies: vaccinated, recovered or tested (negative rapid test of an officially recognised test centre, which is not older than 24 hours)
  • No proof is required for children under 12 years of age.
  • Please remember to bring an identification document!

Hygiene regulations


  • Make sure to maintain a distance of at least 1.5 metres from people who do not belong to your household.
  • Wearing medical masks (surgical masks or FFP2) is recommended for anyone over the age of six.
  • Disinfect your hands. Disinfection stations are located in the foyer and on all the floors.
  • The interactive objects in the museum will be cleaned continually.
  • Disposable gloves are also available upon request.
  • VR headsets have been dismounted and are not available.
  • The number of visitors in the entire HNF is limited. If this amount or the maximum number of visitors on a floor has been reached, then please maintain a safe distance and follow the instructions of the museum staff.
  • Lifts should only be used by those who truly need them. All others are asked to use the escalators.




  • The 2G rule applies to participation in lectures (admission only for vaccinated or recovered persons). At events, we recommend wearing a medical mask (OP mask or FFP2) at the site as well.



  • For the consumption of food and beverages in indoor catering, the 2G (persons aged 18 and over) or 3G (12 to 17 year olds) rule applies.


Opening hours and prices


  • The standard opening hours for the HNF apply.




  • The bistro and cloakroom will remain closed; however, lockers and unattended coat hangers are available in the basement. In addition, a vending machine offering snacks and cold beverages is located in the foyer.
  • There are QR codes throughout the museum on the floor, which can be scanned with your own smartphone to access in-depth information, videos etc. Complimentary Wi-Fi is also available.

In all other respects, the HNF house rules apply.

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