+++ Please note: The entire Dortmunder U, including the HMKV, is currently closed due to federal Covid-19 regulations ("CoronaSchVO"). The HMKV team hopes to be able to invite visitors to the exhibition Faţadă/Façade soon, which is on view until 11 April 2021. +++

Opening hours

Tue-Wed 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Thu-Fri 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Sat-Sun 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Mon closed


Extra opening hours during public holidays in 2021:

26 December from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

24/25/31 December
01 January 2022

Free Admission.

+++ Please note: Due to the current hygiene regulations a maximum of 7 attendees are allowed to take part in each guided tour and all tours are technically supported by a tour guide system to help keep the safety distance. In addition, the tour guide system is easily compatible with suitable hearing aid devices.

Kindly register at the HMKV reception desk (Dortmunder U, Level 3) 15 minutes before the start of the tour. Subject to change without notice! Participation is free of charge. Please contact us if you have any questions. +++

Guided tours at HMKV

Public guided tour
16 Uhr
On Sundays and public holidays (German), approx. 40 min. | Free admission!
Guided tour for children 15 Uhr
On the first Sunday of each month there is a fun family tour for all ages. | Free admission!
Please mind: All family activities are in German language only.
Guided group tours 60,00€
Up to 25 persons, approx. 40 min. | Available in German and English
To book a guided group tour we kindly ask you to call or e-mail us 7 days in advance:
info@hmkv.de / +49 231 1373 2155



HMKV at the Dortmunder U
D-44137 Dortmund

T + 49 - 231 - 13732155
F + 49 - 231 - 13734684


Dortmund Hbf: HMKV's exhibition space at the Dortmunder U is only a 10 min. walk away from Dortmund Central Station/Hauptbahnhof. The route via Königswall and Leonie-Reygers-Terrasse is entirely wheelchair accessible. Please mind the limited accessibility at the central station, though.

U43 and U44: Westentor (Dortmunder U) station
The underground station is wheelchair accessible.

Line 452:  Westentor (Dortmunder U) station

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Metropolradruhr's closest bike sharing station to HMKV at the Dortmunder U is situated at Westentor (Dortmunder U) station at the corner of Hoher Wall and Westenhellweg.



Car park Dortmunder U, Brinkhoffstraße 30, 44137 Dortmund
There are 7 wheelchair accessible parking spaces.

Car park Westentor, Schmiedingstraße 25, 44137 Dortmund
There are 3 wheelchair accessible parking spaces.

More information on parking spaces in Dortmund here: City of Dortmund (German)



Dortmunter U's building is entirely wheelchair accessible via lifts and escalators – especially Level 3 where our exhibition space is located. In addition there is a wheelchair accessible WC on Level 3. For more information regarding accessibility and integration please contact us, we're happy to help you. Please mind the information on the website of the Dortmunder U as well.


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