We open the doors.

The Handel House Foundation not only looks after the exhibitions in Handel House; it also has its own library, at no. 7 Kleine Marktstraße.


Opening times of Handel House and the museum shop
Closed on Mondays (except public holidays and the Handel Festival)
April to October: 10 am-6 pm
November to March: 10 am-5 pm

Handel House is open on all public holidays.

On Monday, December 24, on Tuesday, December 25 and on Monday, December 31, the Handel House is closed.

On Wednesday, December 26, the Handel House is open from 10 am to 5 pm, and on Tuesday, January 1, the Handel House is open from 1 pm to 5 pm.

The museum is open until 6 pm on the days of concerts in the Music in Handel House series including in the winter months.

Opening times of the Handel House Library
Monday and Tuesday: 10 am-5 pm
Wednesday: 2 pm-7 pm
Thursday and Friday: 10 pm-5 pm

At other times, as well as Saturday and Sunday, by appointment.

Händel-Haus und Wilhem-Friedemann-Bach-Haus

Come in!

The Handel House Foundation not only looks after the exhibitions in Handel House; it is also responsible for the exhibition in Wilhelm Friedemann Bach House.

Tip : Take a combined Handel House & Wilhelm Friedemann Bach House ticket and get into both museums at a reduced rate.

Admission to Handel House
Permanent exhibitions and special exhibitions
Admission is free for children up to age 6.

Single ticket: €5
Single concession ticket*: €3.50
Group tickets for groups of 10 or more: €4.50 per person
Family ticket (2 adults and children): €10.00)

Admission is free for members of the Friends and Sponsors of the Handel House in Halle registered association.

Audio tour and personal guided tours
Use of the audio guide is included in the admission price.
Audio guides are available in the following languages:

  •     German
  •     English
  •     French
  •     Italian
  •     Spanish

The audio tour is given through speakers. The visitors are stewarded into the respective rooms by the museum staff.

We also offer personal guided tours of the museum. More information is available under guided tours.

Handel-House & Wilhelm Friedemann Bach House combined ticket 
Single ticket: €6.50)
Single concession ticket*: €5.50
*Concession rates apply to the following on presentation of corresponding proof of identity: schoolchildren, students, interns, severely disabled people, Halle Pass and Welcome Card Halle holders.


Visitor regulations

only in german

Getting here

Whether you come by plane or on foot and wherever you come from, Handel House – the hub of the Handel Festival – is easy to reach.

Guided tours

Die Gruppen: klein oder groß, vom Fach oder aus dem Kindergarten. Der Führungsstil: spannend und altersgerecht sowie zeitlich Ihren Wünschen angepasst.