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The museum is meant to be enjoyed by everyone. We want all our visitors to have a pleasant experience. Therefore, we are constantly working on improvements concerning accessibility and visitor service. If you have any questions or suggestions, please do not hesitate to approach the cashiers or the supervisory staff. You are welcome to also contact us at 0049 (0)821 3166-8833 or either after or in advance to your visit.






Floor Plan

Getting here by tram & bus
Tram Line No. 2: Stop "Stadtwerke/Dom" or "Mozarthaus"
From main train station it takes about 20 minutes by foot via Königsplatz, Moritzplatz and Rathausplatz to the Diocesan Museum or about 10 minutes by tram line 4 to "Königsplatz" and then by tram line 2 to "Stadtwerke/Dom" or "Mozarthaus".
Journey Planner for Bus and Tramway by Stadtwerke Augsburg

Access to the museum

The museum entrance is on Frauentorstraße and is accessible via the forecourt and a wide stone-paved ramp. Regrettably, there are no electric door openers but our staff are happy to help. The cashier's is situated on the left, directly behind the entrance. An additional entrance with a five-step staircase can be accessed via the cloister.

Accessibility of exhibition rooms
Due to its historic structure, the museum is only partly barrier-free. Ca. 60% of the building are accessible for wheelchair users.
The following areas are barrier-free (marked red on the groundplan):
Room 1 and 2: completely barrier-free Room 3 and 6: accessible via elevator (door width: 90 cm)
The following areas are accessible via steps or stairs only:
There are three steps between Room 3 and 4 as well as three upward steps and four downward steps between Room 4 and 5 (all outfitted with a handrail). The Gallery in Room 2 can only be accessed via staircase.
The cloister (marked light red on the groundplan) has a barrier-free access from Room 3. Please ask our supervisory staff to unlock the door there for you. The cloister is also accessible from the cathedral without any barriers. Please note that there is a barrier-free access from the museum to the cloister, but not the other way round. When entering the museum from the cloister, you have a five-step stairway to climb.

Admission Price

Handicapped visitors pay a reduced entrance free. Admission for one accompanying person is free on presentation of pertinent attestation.

The museum's 8.00 € family ticket grants reduced entrance fee for all permanent and special exhibitions and is valid for two adults and two children max.


Admission is free for children under six and reduced for students. Strollers can be stowed in the foyer (space limited). For our smaller guest we provide portable non-skid step stools for them to have a look at higher showcases.

Assistance Dogs
You are permitted assistance dogs in the museum on presentation of pertinent attestation.

Guided tours

Guided tours for dementia sufferers as well as the hearing impaired can be booked on request. For further information, klick here

Food and Drink

For the protection of the exhibits food and drink is not permitted on the museum premises. You can find numerous restaurants and snack bars in close vicinity to the museum.


The barrier-free cloakroom and lockers are located in the entrance area. Our supervisory staff are happy to help.

The lavatories for disabled persons are located in the cellar and can be reached via elevator (door width 90 cm).

Reading and magnifying glasses

You can borrow reading glasses in a variety of strengths as well as magnifying glasses at the cashier's.

There are seating possibilities in all exhibition rooms.

If needed, the cashier will be happy to call you a taxi. Please remember to request the taxi in sufficient time.

Diocesan Museum St. Afra
Kornhausgasse 3-5
86152 Augsburg
Phone: +49 (0)821 3166-8833

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Opening Times

Tuesday-Saturday 10.00-17.00
Sunday/bank holidays 12.00-18.00
Closed on Mondays

Admission Fees
Adults 4.00 € *
Reduced 3.00 € *
Family ticket 8.00 €*
Annual ticket 19.00 €
*Admission fees for special exhibitions may change 
*Admission free on every 1st Sunday each month!

Guided Tours
On request (+49 (0)821 3166-8833 or

Due to its historical structure the museum is only partly barrier-free.