Questions about your exhibition visit

What methods of payment can I use at the Documentation Center?

You can use the following methods of payment:

  • Cash
  • girocard
  • Credit Cards: VISA, VISA Electron, Maestro

How much time do I need for a visit to the Documentation Center?

On average, you will need two hours for a visit to the Documentation Center.

May I take photos in the Documentation Center?

In the rooms you may take photos with no flash and without the use of tripods for personal, non-commercial use only. There is no charge for this. Publication of the photos on social media is not permitted.
Permission must be requested in advance for all other purposes. Please contact our administrative office Tel. +49 (0)911 231 - 56 66

Do I have to book in advance when visiting with a group?

A reservation is necessary for groups of 10 persons or more. In July, because of the large volume of visitors, it may be necessary to deny admission to visitors who do not have a prior reservation.

For the educational programmes, you have to book at least two weeks in advance.

Are there any public guided tours of the permanent exhibition?

Guided tours for the public through the permanent exhibition, including in English, are held on weekends several times a month. But the permanent exhibition is designed to be self-explanatory, so you can also enjoy it on your own with the audio guide (available in seven languages) that is included with the price of admission.
Guided Tour "Fascination and Terror"

Groups may book guided tours at their preferred times.
Guided Tours

Is there an recommended age for visiting the Documentation Center?

The exhibition at the Documentation Center Nazi Party Rally Grounds is not suitable for children under the age of 14. Visits by school groups are advisable only for grade 8 and above, provided the topic has been addressed in class.

Is there a cloakroom?

There are unguarded coat racks in the foyer of the Documentation Center, as well as small lockers. In exceptional cases, upon request, larger pieces of luggage may be kept at the information desk for the duration of the visit.

May I bring my dog?

According to our statutes, dogs – with the exception of guide dogs for the blind – are not permitted in any of the Nuremberg Municipal Museums.

Is there catering in the Documentation Center?

There is a cafeteria which sells drinks, open sandwiches, pizza etc. If you plan an advance booking for the café for the entire group to avoid longer waiting times, you can contact the cafeteria by phoning
+49 (0)911 4 80 76 53.

When is the last admission to the Documentation Center?

Last admission is at 5 p.m.

Are there car parking spaces near the Documentation Center?

There are both car and bus parking spaces locally. On weekdays, car parking is free of charge. At weekends and during the Volksfest fun fairs, there is a parking fee.

Is the Documentation Center barrier-free?

Yes. There is a level entrance for wheel chairs underneath the stairs to the main entrance. From there, you can reach the foyer by lift, and also get to the various levels of the Documentation Center. Since this entrance is not permanently open, please ring the bell.

On level 1, you will find the ticket office and the information desk, as well as a toilet suitable for people with disabilities. The permanent exhibition on level 3 can largely be reached by wheelchair. A short flight of stairs can be overcome with a stair lift. This lift can only be operated by trained personnel, so please ring the bell on the wall.

Left of the entrance, there are three parking spaces reserved for people with disabilities.

Is it possible to visit the former Nazi Party Rally Grounds?

The former Nazi Party Rally Grounds are freely accessible. At 23 locations all over the grounds, panels in German and English provide information about the history of the site. For a first short tour, you should plan about 90 minutes. You may buy a map (German/English/French/Spanish/Russian/Czech) at the Documentation Center ticket office.

The association "Geschichte Für Alle" (History for All) offers a 2-hour tour of the grounds in German nearly every Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m. (7 Euros / concessions 6 Euros). Meeting point is at the Documentation Centre information desk.