Opening Hours and
Public Guided Tours


Bauhaus Museum Dessau
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Tue – Sun, 10 am – 6 pm (Mar – Oct)
Tue – Sun, 10 am – 5 pm (Nov – Feb)

Guided Tours
Wed, 1 pm ( G e r m a n )
Sat, 1 pm ( G e r m a n )
Sat, 11.30 ( G e r m a n / with Research Associate)
Fri, 3.30 pm ( E n g l i s h )

The exhibition Versuchsstätte Bauhaus. The Collection tells the story of the famous school in Dessau. Explore the exhibition with the audio highlight tour in the free app Bauhaus Dessau.

To protect the objects, no pushchairs are allowed in the exhibition Versuchsstätte Bauhaus. The Collection unfortunately does not allow buggies. However, buggies can be borrowed on site. Bags, backpacks and umbrellas are to be locked in the lockers provided, as are jackets and coats.


Bauhaus Building
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Mon – Sun, 10 am – 5 pm (Mar – Oct)
Tue – Sun, 10 am – 5 pm (Nov – Feb)

Guided Tours
Mon – Sun, 11 am ( G e r m a n  / Mar – Oct)
Tue – Sun, 11 am ( G e r m a n / Nov – Feb)
Fri, 12 am ( E n g l i s h )

In the framework of a one-hour tour of the Bauhaus Building, built in 1926, visitors discover historic spaces that are usually closed to the public. These include the auditorium, the former director’s room and a historic student’s room.

Individual tour possible. Use the free Bauhaus Dessau App.


 Masters' Houses
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Mon – Sun, 10 am – 5 pm (Mar – Oct)
Tue – Sun, 10 am – 5 pm (Nov – Feb)

Guided Tours
Mon – Sun, 12.30 pm ( G e r m a n / Mar – Oct)
Tue – Sun, 12.30 pm ( G e r m a n / Nov – Feb)
Fri, 1.30 pm ( E n g l i s h )

Start of the Guided Tours:
Visitor Centre in the Bauhaus Building.

The complex of Masters' Houses, built based on plans by Walter Gropius, exemplifies the avant-garde concept of living and epitomises the artists' colony of the 20th century. Walter Gropius, Oskar Schlemmer, Georg Muche, László Moholy-Nagy, Lyonel Feininger, Wassily Kandinsky and Paul Klee lived with their families in the Masters' Houses. The one-hour guided tour begins in the Visitor Centre in the Bauhaus Building (Gropiusallee 38, 06846 Dessau-Roßlau, Germany). You can visit: Gropius House, Moholy-Nagy | Feininger House, Kandinsky | Klee House, Exhibition Gropius House || Fictional

Individual tour possible. Use the free Bauhaus Dessau App.


Dessau-Törten Housing Estate
Konsum Building
(Visitor Centre)

Mon – Sun, 10 am – 5 pm (Mar – Oct)
closed (Nov – Feb)

Guided Tours
Mon – Sun, 3 pm ( G e r m a n )

In the visitor centre in the Konsum Building, visitors receive information about the Dessau-Törten Housing Estate and tips for their own tour.

The guided tour of the Dessau-Törten Housing Estate starts in front of the Konsum Building. During the 1.5-hour tour (approx. 2 km), a model flat in the Houses with Balcony Access and the SieTö I terraced house are visited from the inside (not barrier-free). Due to reconstruction work, the steel house can currently only be seen from the outside. 

Please note that there are no sanitary facilities on site.


Employment Office

today: Authority of Public Security and Regulations of the City of Dessau-Roßlau

Mon, 8 am – 12 pm and 1.30 – 3.00 pm
Tue, 8 am – 12 pm and 1.30 – 5.30 pm
Thu, 8 am – 12 pm and 1.30 – 3.30 pm
Fri, 8 am – 12 pm

Guided Tours (from 1 March 2023)
Wed, 3 pm ( G e r m a n )

Start of the Guided Tours:
Bauhaus Museum Dessau

During the tour, visitors will discover the Employment Office. In 1927, Walter Gropius won a competition held by the city of Dessau to build the Employment Office. He planned two different parts of the building, a two-storey wing for the administration and a single-storey round building with a glass shed roof for the public. During the 60-minute guided tour, visitors will learn interesting background information about this functionalist building of Gropius.

Individual tour possible.