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Visitor Information

Opening hours

Tuesdays through Saturdays: 10 am to 5 pm


Sundays and holidays: 11 am to 6 pm

Closed on Good Friday, December 24, 25 + 31, January 1

Admission charge

Adults 4€ | discounted 3€


Children under the age of 18 are free

The Xanten Chapter Museum is located directly behind the Cathedral. There are two entrances: from the street "Kapitel" or at ground level via the museum courtyard. You can access the courtyard either via the Cathedral through the cloister or from the west passing through the large courtyard gate next to the Cathedral.

A visit to the Xanten Cathedral can be combined with a visit to the Chapter Museum. Questions that may arise during the course of the Cathedral tour are answered in the Chapter Museum.

There are many roads that lead to the Chapter Museum!

Self-guided Audio Tour

Our electronic audio guides will accompany the visitors on their tour through the museum. 30 different audio pieces will provide you with informations and assist you in understanding the presented works of art.

The use of the audio guides is very simple. They are available in German, English, Dutch and French. There are extra audio guides for children (unfortunately only available in German)

Rental fee: 2€




Open guided tour

The Chapter Museum offers an open guided tour every Sunday at 2.30pm. (During the summer season April to September)

The tour takes about an hour. Solely the usual admission charge for the museum has to be paid. The guided tour itself is for free!


NEW Special offers for groups

The Xanten Chapter Museum offers attractive packages for groups. By the slogan “day trip into the Middle Ages” there is an astounding combination of cultural enjoyment and sociability that finds an audience in all age groups.

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