Contact and Directions

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Museum (Visitor Address)

Richard Wagner Museum
Richard-Wagner-Str. 48
95444 Bayreuth

Phone: +49 921 757 28-16

Administration and National Archives (Postal Address)

Richard Wagner Museum und Nationalarchiv der
Wahnfriedstr. 2
95444 Bayreuth

Phone: +49 921 75728-0
Fax +49 921 757 28-22

How to reach us

By bus: From Bayreuth main station take a number 302 bus in the direction of Sankt Johannis or from Bayreuth ZOH (central bus stop) take a number 307 bus in the direction of Aichig to the bus stop “Haus Wahnfried”.

By car: The nearest parking facilities are the open car park P6 (Stadthalle/Am Geißmarkt) or the multistorey parking garage at Badstraße P7.

Roadside parking

with a parking ticket, maximum parking time 2 hours, e.g. in the following streets:


Multistorey parking garage Badstraße (P7)
Badstraße 14

Underground car park Sternplatz (P8)
Richard-Wagner-Straße 4–6

Open car park Münzgasse (P13)

Additional parking lots and multistorey car parks are signposted.

Parking facilities for the severely disabled with official disabled parking permits

Parking beyond the maximum parking time on the parking spaces in front of house no. 43/45 (pharmacy) that require a parking disc, free parking on the metered parking spaces.

Up to 3 hours in the restricted stopping area

1 disabled parking space, free parking on the metered parking spaces, parking on unmarked parking spaces within the traffic-calmed area (e.g. after the motorcycle parking spaces) where this does not obstruct traffic.

1 disabled parking space in front of house no. 2


All areas of responsibility at a glance.