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You have the option of purchasing tickets both on site at the museum and in our online ticket shop.

Combined ticket with the Ruhr Museum: If you have already visited the Ruhr Museum before the Red Dot Design Museum, you will receive a discount when you buy your ticket on site. The admission price is then reduced from 9 euros to 6 euros.

Ticket shop


Admission9 euros (reduced*: 4 euros)
Children under 12free admission

* Students and handicapped persons with ID


Family ticket (2 adults + children)20 euros
Groups of 10 persons and more7 euros / person
with booked guided tour**

7 euros / person

schools: 4 euros / person

** Information and fees on guided tours of the Red Dot Design Museum

Club card for 1 year: 39 euros (free admission for 1 person + 1 guest)


Partner programmes

RUHR.TOPCARDone-time free admission
Ruhrkultur.Cardone-time free admission
WelcomeCard Ruhrone-time free admission
KulturPassfree admission (offset against credit)
ICOM Cardfree admission
innogy-Kunden/CityPower-Card10 per cent off regular admission
Members of the Verband Deutscher Kunsthistoriker e.V. with IDfree admission
KulturCard of Theatergemeinde Essenreduced admission
ARTCARDreduced admission