The NRW-Forum Düsseldorf is an international exhibition centre spotlighting photography, pop and digital culture - a vivid idea factory for the whole family.

AR Biennale c NRW Forum Foto Katja Illner 20210821 142732

Opening hours

TUE - FR: 12 a.m. - 4 p.m.

SAT & SUN: 12 a.m. - 6 p.m.

MON: closed

Holidays and special opening hours:
German Unity Day, 3.10.2023, 11 am – 6 pm
All Saints’ Day, 1.11.2023, 11 am – 6 pm
Christmas Eve, 24.12.2023, closed
Christmas Day, 25.12.2023, closed
Boxing Day, 26.12.2023, 11 am – 6 pm
New Year’s Eve, 31.12.2023, closed
New Year’s Day, 1.1.2024, 1 – 6 pm


NRW-Forum: 9 € / 6 € reduced

Children & Teenagers under 18 years: free admission

Due to high demand: Please book an online ticket in our shop before your visit to avoid long waiting times before our exhibitions.

Concessions for: students, trainees, BFD, people with disabilities (degree 50), DüsseldorfCard, Düsseldorf honorary card; ArtCard

Free admission: Members of Freundeskreis, Art:card Düsseldorf, Art:walk 48, Düsselpass, Refugees, Artist Card Düsseldorf, Members ICOM/AICA, Person accompanying a disabled person (Mark “B”)

In NRW-Forum, wearing a mouth and nose protector is no longer required. We still encourage you to wear a face mask to protect our staff and the other visitors.

Thanks to the Stadtwerke Düsseldorf, admission to the NRW-Forum is free every first Thursday of the month from 6 - 9 pm

2 for 1: Holders of an debit (EC) or credit card from Stadtsparkasse Düsseldorf can add a free ticket for a second person to their own ticket every Saturday.


Guided Tours:

You can book individual guided tours via mail:

Available in German, English, Dutch and French.

For a tour inside our building all attendends need a proof of their full vaccination or their recovery from Covid-19.

How to reach us

→ All information about travelling by car, public transport and accessibility

Several craftsmen carrying a oldtimer car into the NRW Forum © NRW-Forum Düsseldorf
Gastronomie PONG im NRW Forum

PONG - pop culture & gastronomy

The PONG combines regional scene gastronomy with modern pop culture.

More information about gastronomy

Opening hours

Tuesday - Sunday : 11 am - 6 pm

Thursday: 11 am - 9 pm

Monday: closed

Saturday: 3 pm - 10 pm Beats & BBQ

Videolounge der Stiftung IMAI Inter Media Art Institute I NRW Forum Düsseldorf Foto nexd Düsseldorf

Video lounge of the imai foundation

In the imai Foundation's video lounge on the ground floor, you can immerse yourself in the history of video art from the 1970s to the present day and explore it interactively on tablets. The screening series Im Fokus also regularly presents individual artistic positions.

→ More information on the website of the imai

Partners Stadtsparkasse Düsseldorf Otto Beisheim Stiftung Hoffmann Liebs Max Brown Midtown CCS