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

+++ In the NRW-Forum, medical masks will continue to be compulsory after April 2, 2022. Like all other Düsseldorf museums, we are responding to the current Corona infection situation and the safety needs of the majority of our visitors for a transitional period. +++

Opening hours

TUE-SUN: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

THU: 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.
MON: closed

Easter Sunday, April 17th 2022: open, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Easter Monday, April 18th 2022: open, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.


NRW-Forum: 7,50 € / 5,50 € reduced

NRW-Forum + Kunstpalast: 15 € / 11 € reduced

Tickets for the NRW-Forum can only be purchased at the museum. Tickets for both museums can be purchased digitally at the online shop of Kunstpalast.

Children & Teenagers under 18 years: free admission

There are no online-tickets & time slot tickets for the NRW-Forum. The Ticket NRW-Forum + Kunstpalast can be purchased at the online shop of Kunstpalast.

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

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

In NRW-Forum the wearing of a mouth and nose protector is currently required.

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 on every first Saturday of the month.

Exhibtion view of Bauhaus and photography with colorful sculptures made out of photopaper in the foreground and abstract photos in the back
Woman with VR glasses and a controller in her hand standing in front of video projections
Woman watching a abstract painting of a lying man withe pizza in his hand in black and white in the exhibtion Pizza is God
Man reaching out his hand to a robot made out of metal and wires with his hands and head looking like a human being

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

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