Questions? +49 (03 81) 12 83 13 64

Visitors service

Visitors service

Our opening hours vary seasonally. If you have questions regarding the opening hours or entrance fees, please contact us!

Tickets are valid throughout the day and allow you to enter the collection rooms and all special exhibitions. Plan around two hours for a visit to the Shipbuilding and Seafaring Museum.

Please note: Payment via debit card is unfortunately not possible.

Opening hours

April - June, September & October: Tuesday - Sunday 10:00 a.m. - 06:00 p.m.
July & August: daily 10:00 a.m. - 06:00 p.m.
November - March: Tuesday - Sunday 10:00 a.m. - 04:00 p.m.


Day ticket
€ 4,00
park- and museumentry / adults
Concession day ticket
€ 2,50
children 7-14 years, holders of a Deutsche Bahn Mecklenburg-Vorpommern-Ticket, visitors with disabilities holding an ID with categories B and H
Free admission
children up to 6 years, bus drivers and tour guides of groups, Rostock Card holders, companions of visitors with disabilities, members of the German Museum Association and of the Museum Association in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania
€ 3,00
per person; a minimum of 15 people required
€ 2,00
per person
Guided tour for groups
€ 2,00
per person; in addition to entrance fee; a minimum of 10 people per group required
Guided tour for classes
€ 1,50
per person; in addition to entrance fee
Public guided tours
€ 3,00
per person; in addition to entrance fee

Getting here

For cars, please follow the road signs “IGA Park / Schifffahrtsmuseum”.

For buses, please park in the immediate vicinity of the DRESDEN in the bus parking lot.

Registration: +49 (03 81) 12 83 1-364


Public transport: from the train station Lütten-Klein, take bus no. 31 towards HP Lichtenhagen and get off at the Blockmacherring stop (IGA entrance North – Hallenhaus), or take bus no. 35 towards Schmarl Dorf and get off at the Schmarl Dorf stop (IGA entrance Seezeichenweg//gate 8), both followed by a 10 minute walk to the museum. Or you can enjoy a walk of about 20 minutes from the entrance of the IGA Park through the park itself to the museum.

With the Blaue Flotte (ferry) you can get from the city harbor or from Warnemünde to the DRESDEN on the Warnow River. However, as there is no regular timetable, group rides and special rides require registration.

Kontakt via:
+49 (0172) 405386
+49 (0171) 4240354
+49 (0173) 9179178


Audio guide

We have audio guides available for your tour of the permanent exhibition. At 40 stations, you will receive additional information and pictures on the diverse topics of shipbuilding and shipping history.

Adults: € 2.00 (in addition to entrance fee)

There is also a separate audio guide for children. At 23 stations distributed throughout the ship, our younger visitors can listen to the ship rat Rudi and his family explain many exciting and interesting facts.

Children up to 14 years: € 2.00 (in addition to entrance fee)


The ship is accessible to visitors with disabilities with a ramp and elevator. This allows our guests with disabilities to explore most areas of the ship, including the stowage area and upper exhibition decks.

However, the construction decks and the engine room are not accessible at this time.

There is a disabled toilet onboard.

For questions about disabled accessibility, please contact us directly at
+49 (0381) 12831-364 or +49 (0381) 12831-365.

Information about cancellation, delays and no-shows

Participation in a previously booked event (such as guided tours) can be cancelled in writing (e.g. e-mail, letter or fax) free of charge up to five working days before the event date.

Please note that for booked events that are cancelled between three and four working days before the agreed date, 50% of the agreed fee may be charged. If cancellations are made one or two working days before the date of the event, the full amount will be charged. Furthermore, the Shipbuilding and Seafaring Museum Rostock is also entitled to claim reimbursement for additional costs incurred. This also applies to no-shows at the beginning of the event or late arrivalss by more than 20 minutes. Please contact us as soon as possible if there are any changes to your booking.

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