The 20. Long Night of Munich's Museums

National Museum

Press release on the concept and the highlights 2018

Munich – On Saturday, the 20. October 2018 is it for 20. Times “Spot on and doors!” Long Night of Munich's Museums.

also load the anniversary night again 90 Museums, Collections and galleries to the night tour of Art, Culture, science and technology. All houses are interconnected with specially set up shuttle buses MVG. The Long Night ticket costs 15 € and is considered a ticket to the participating stores as well as a ticket for the shuttle buses and the MVV in the overall tariff area.

Whether novice or seasoned museum-goers - it is the unique variety of exceptional hour, the audience enthusiastically every year anew: Because with this great museums and collections of world renown are like small museums, Galleries, churches, architectural gems and historical places. In addition to the permanent exhibitions attract special, guides, Live music and performances.

This year the offer is great again, colorful and attractive:


In Kunstareal all art galleries and museums are open. The Alte Pinakothek presents itself in a new light, the State Museum of Egyptian Art holds for the curious "shabtis" (= responder) ready, while the sculpture gallery offers special tours to the famous Barberini Faun and late at night is still receiving male visitors: The Glee club Barbershop Chorus Herrenbesuch ensures an evening with charming conversation. Also, pay a nocturnal visit to the Lenbachhaus, the Amerika Haus, the NS-Documentation Center or the University of film and television, while one can admire the Archeopteryx in the Paleontological Museum and learn about the history of life.


Many Munich stories and history are told in this Long Night:

Again paying special "Musäum" is in a special place: Valentin-Karl-Musäum together with the Turmstüberl-loaded with the tour and a concert marathon G.Rag & the Landlergschwistern.

In the north of Munich are available at two locations a long night premiere: In the FC Bayern Erlebniswelt the myth Bayern is documented by exhibitions and tours, and the BMW Group Classic shows its otherwise not publicly accessible vehicle collection: Design-Ikonen, Prototypes and one-offs from BMW.

In Munich City Museum not only the exhibitions of Munich history lure, but also an extraordinary program of guided tours, Concerts and theater.

The Jewish Museum vis-à-vis also opens the house and invites you to take a breather in the atmospheric Café. you go on the trail of fishermen and hunters in the magnificent building of the German Hunting- and Fishing Museum in Neuhauser Strasse, while the Bavarian Wirtschaftsarchiv, the Central State Archive and the State Office for digitization, provide broadband and survey insights into past and present. not only history comes alive through various demonstrations and tours of employees, but you also gain an insight into the everyday work of the institutions.

The transformation of the Munich transport can experience the MVG Museum: With the vintage shuttle it comes from Odeonsplatz in Ständlerstraße and back. Many exhibits of the museum are accessible and transport visitors to another time - and if you want, can test as Underground drivers on the simulator even.


A wide selection and short routes also offer the houses along the Prince Regent- and Maximilian Street: The Bavarian National Museum throws himself to the Museum Night again especially in bowl, accessible from here on foot or shuttle the Church St are. Ludwig, the collection Schack, the Museum Five Continents, the Monacensia in Hildebrandhaus, The Muller's Public Baths or the House of Art and the Villa Stuck, which are on the agenda everywhere in addition to the exhibitions, house tours or specials. A spine-tingling experience awaits guests at the Sudeten House, where they are kidnapped by the "Prague thriller night" in the ancient mysterious city on the Vltava.


Those interested in contemporary art, Photography and contemporary art projects interested, for, the ART FOYER Versicherungskammer Bayern, das MUCA – Museum of Contemporary Art, his or the hotel Mariandl with the installation "Zimmer frei" an inspiration. A new experience for guests is certainly the exhibition "A hat, a stick, a shell "with tactile tours, Music and sign language theater in the gallery district of Upper Bavaria.

Schwabinger gate is again the artist collective easy!upstream to guest, where a selection of works from the fields of sculpture, Installation and digital aesthetics is presented.


In addition to art and culture and science and technology are strongly represented in the Museum Night: The Deutsches Museum, the motto is "From the Stone Age to the human machine. - A Chronology of the art" Topped with a large special program guides, demonstrations, Science shows and a dance performance, visitors can expect a journey of the milestones of the art, of metal extraction on the development of microscopes for Cyborg.

From here it says "Get in and experience history" with the Rolling Museum: Oldtimer commute from Museum Island to the transportation center on the Theresienhöhe.

It is also worth a visit to the castle gardens to Museum of Man and Nature in Nymphenburg, where one wanders through the history of our planet and its inhabitants, and the Botanical Gardens, with its intricately carved pumpkin faces, grinning creepy with flickering light in the throat.

As many as five in one go lie on the Shuttlebuslinie 95: The Botanical Garden, the bus starts to MTU Aero Engines, where valuable in the factory museum historic aircraft engines, modern engines and technologies for tomorrow are shown. From here it finally goes on to BMW Group Classic, the BMW Museum and the FC Bayern Erlebniswelt.


In some museums, the Museum Night begins in the afternoon: From 14 to 18 Pm A children's program is offered for the young: From antiquity to the design of the future there are tours, Workshops and a variety of interactive offers.


you can celebrate in the Museum Night course: The traditional Long Night Party will be held at the Hotel Bayerischer Hof Night Club.


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