Opening Hours and Directions

Tuesday to Friday 2 to 5:30 pm
Saturday and Sunday 9 am to 6 pm
During school vacations:
Tuesday to Friday 11 am to 6 pm
Saturday and Sunday 9 am to 6 pm

The number of people who can visit the LICHTSPIELPLATZ at the same time is limited: 20 people are admitted every 30 minutes. To avoid waiting times, we strongly recommend booking a time slot online – especially for weekend visits: Booking platform

Opening Hours




For school classes and other groups, appointments can be arranged before 11 am at any time by calling 069-961 220 223 (Mon-Fri 10 am – 3 pm).

The DFF is open regularly on the following days (permanent exhibition 11 am – 6 pm, LICHTSPIELPLATZ 9 am – 6 pm):

Good Friday, March 29
Easter Sunday, March 31
Easter Monday, April 1
May Day, May 1
Ascension Day, May 9
Whit Sunday, May 19
Whit Monday, May 20
Wäldchestag, May 21
Corpus Christi, May 30


The DFF – German Film Institute & Filmmuseum is accessible to visitors with mobility challenges, as well as those with strollers, through an elevator located at the right-side entrance of the museum. Elevators in the foyer provide easy access to all exhibition levels (1st to 3rd floors), the cinema in the basement, and the film workshop and workshop rooms on the 4th floor. A wheelchair and portable stools can be borrowed for your convenience during your exhibition visit. Wheelchair-accessible and all-gender restrooms are located in the basement and on the 4th floor. There is also a changing table available in the basement.

For comprehensive information about our accessibility features, please visit here.


DFF – Deutsches Filminstitut & Filmmuseum
Schaumainkai 41
60596 Frankfurt am Main

U1, U2, U3, U8: Schweizer Platz
U4, U5: Willy-Brandt-Platz
Tram 15/16: Schweizer-/ Gartenstraße
Bus 46: Untermainbrücke

Information & Tickets

Phone: +49 (0)69 – 961 220 220


Guided tours and other offerings for individuals and groups

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Information, costs and registration:
Phone: +49 (0)69 – 961 220 223