January - February
Winter Break
Museum closed
March - April
Sa. + Su. + Bank Holiday
10 - 17 h
May - September
Sa. + Su. + Bank Holiday
10 – 17 h
Tuesday – Friday
12 – 16 h
Sa. + Su. + Bank Holidays
10 – 17 h
November - December
Winter Break
Museum closed
Entry Museum
7,- Euro
Children (5-14)
3,- Euro
Railway Adventure Days
8,- Euro
Children (5-14)
4,- Euro
Steam Days
10,- Euro
Children (5-14)
5,- Euro

The Bavarian Railway Museum is run on a purely voluntary basis.


As a member of the Bavarian Railway Museum, support the oldest museum railway association with the largest private vehicle collection in Bavaria in:

- Preservation of the lively railway atmosphere of bygone eras

- Maintenance of tradition in the railway industry

- Informative public education through a transport policy "pro railway"

- Studies of the historical history of technology

- Preservation and maintenance of socio-historically interesting working methods

- Carrying out historical train journeys on our own and DB routes


Membership fees (annually):

- Adults (full member): € 80

- Family membership: € 110

- Schoolchildren, students, trainees: € 40

- Children: € 40


Benefits for members:

As a member of the Bavarian Railway Museum you will receive:

- Free entry to the exhibition at the Bavarian Railway Museum in Nördlingen

- Reduced tickets for all special trips and museum trains organized by the BEM

- Free subscription to the quarterly member information

- the opportunity to actively participate in the largest private vehicle collection and museum railroad in southern Germany.


Employees constantly wanted!


Of course, we look forward to active cooperation in all areas and fields of activity at any time, especially in:

- Vehicle reconditioning and maintenance

- Driving operation

- Terrain and track maintenance

- Service and visitor support

Previous knowledge is not required, but desirable.


Become a member

BEM member 2019-I


Application for membership (single)

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News from the Bavarian Railway Museum

11 July 2021
English Blog
The museum is currently open at usual times. Please be aware of Covid-19 measures: - You will have to register with Name, Address and Phone Number - It's mandatory to wear a FFP2-Mask in all closed rooms / buildings (not outside). - Keep distanc...
08 April 2021
English Blog
Due to to the Covid 19 / Corona Measures by the Government, the museum has to be closed until further notice.We will inform you on this page, has soon as we are allowed to open again. Please note that also all announced Events are subject to change, ...