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With the culture and leisure ticket, we would like to invite all Frankfurt families to discover the wide range of cultural, leisure and educational activities on offer in our city. But Frankfurt has much more to offer, which is why we have put together a list of other free and inexpensive cultural and leisure activities for children, young people and the whole family.

SaTourday is always on the last Saturday of the month. On this day, admission to these museums is free for everyone:

Archaeological Museum Frankfurt | Caricatura Museum Frankfurt | Deutsches Architekturmuseum | Dommuseum Frankfurt | Historisches Museum Frankfurt | Ikonenmuseum Frankfurt | Institut für Stadtgeschichte | Jüdisches Museum Frankfurt | Jüdisches Museum / Museum Judengasse Frankfurt | Junges Museum Frankfurt | Museum Angewandte Kunst | MUSEUM MMK FÜR MODERNE KUNST | MUSEUM MMK FÜR MODERNE KUNST – TOWER | MUSEUM MMK FÜR MODERNE KUNST – ZOLLAMT | Porzellan Museum Frankfurt | Weltkulturen Museum

Only adults pay admission to the Museum of Communication on SaTourday. On SaTourday, workshops are also offered in many museums. At the Museum Giersch of Goethe University, only adults who are not participating in the workshop program with children pay admission on SaTourday. You can view the current program here.

Admission to all municipal museums is free of charge at all times for children and young people, many students at Frankfurt universities and trainees.

The whole family can get discounted admission to many museums, theaters, the Palmengarten and Hessenpark. If you receive basic income support, you can apply for the Culture Pass and take part in many offers for 1 euro. Children even pay just 0.5 euros for many offers. You can find out where you can get the Kulturpass here.

Children up to the age of 14 have free admission to the municipal indoor and leisure pools. With the Frankfurt-Pass you only pay between 0.5 – 2 euros admission for all family members and can get a free library card.

In all 17 libraries and the mobile library you can not only borrow books and other media such as DVDs, CDs, games, Tonies or magazines, there is also a wide range of programs: from dance workshops on the Nintendo Switch to help with presentations, you will find many free offers here. The library card is always free of charge for children and young people.

With the Frankfurt-Pass you can also get discounted tickets and a free vacation card . With the Frankfurt Pass, you only pay 50% of the normal price at the municipal theaters, the municipal cinema and for adult education courses. You can find out whether and where you can apply for the Frankfurt-Pass here. If you receive benefits to secure your livelihood, you are always entitled to a Frankfurt Pass.

You can of course also apply for the Holiday Card without a Frankfurt-Pass for 25 euros (without RMV ticket) or 33 euros (with RMV ticket) here. With the vacation card, children and young people up to and including the age of 18 who live in Frankfurt or spend their vacations here have free admission to many great leisure venues, such as the Galli Theater or Opel Zoo, throughout the summer vacations. During the Hessian Easter, summer and fall vacations, you can also discover the wide range of vacation camps, adventure days and much more together at the Holiday Carousel. Here you will find the entire program and the possibility to register.

If you receive one of the following benefits, your children are also entitled to the education and participation package (BuT): child supplement, housing benefit, social assistance, benefits under the Asylum Seekers Benefits Act, citizen’s allowance. Adults up to the age of 25 are also entitled to BuT if they have no income of their own and go to school. With the BuT, for example This can be used to finance tutoring, school trips, but also cultural and leisure activities. You can apply for BuT here.

You do not know whether you may be entitled to benefits (child supplement, housing benefit, social assistance, benefits under the Asylum Seekers Benefits Act or citizen’s allowance)? The social advice centers and the Office for Multicultural Affairs will be happy to provide you with information.

You are not entitled to any of the listed services or the free KUFTI and would still like to discover Frankfurt’s museum landscape with the whole family at any time and at a reasonable price? Then order the MuseumsuferCard for families here.

Most cultural institutions in Frankfurt are barrier-free – if you want to find out exactly how the individual institutions are equipped before visiting with your family, you can find an overview here. Together with Lebenshilfe Frankfurt , many museums have been offering a variety of inclusive museum tours since 2017 as part of the “Einfach reinkommen” project. You can find the current program here.

Places to see, a municipal cooperation project between 22 Frankfurt museums, the Palmengarten and the zoo, offers all non-profit organizations a varied educational and mediation programme free of charge. The program consists of guided tours and hands-on activities tailored to the respective visitor group (BONUS), but also invites you to a longer-term exchange (LABORATORY) and encounters with other civil society actors (BLIND DATE). You can register here if you would like to help shape the cultural and leisure activities on offer in Frankfurt.

Would you prefer to view the many cultural and leisure activities on offer in Frankfurt in the form of flyers and receive personal advice at flexible times? Then you are welcome to come to the Citizens’ Advice Bureau in the old town from Monday to Friday between 10:00 and 18:00. You can find the address and all contact details here.

Discover Frankfurt (anew)! We look forward to seeing you.