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The Westphalian Horse Museum is situated within the Allwetterzoo in Münster. Visiting the Horse Museum is included in the zoo ticket.

The complete museum is accessible for wheelchairs and has a restroom suitable for wheelchairs.

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Opening Times

The museum is open 365 days a year:

April to September: 9am till 6pm
October & March: 9am till 5pm
November to February: 9am till 4pm

On 24 December and on 31 December the museum is opened from 9am till 12am.

Arena & Show

Next to the museum building you find the arena “Hippomaxx”. Here you can experience horses in action at close quarters. In the ring regular shows and performances of different horse breeds and ways of riding take place. The programme comprises Knabstrupper and Shire Horses, horsemanship and horseback therapy, western riding and vaulting. For the youngest fans of horses there is the campaign “Get close to the horse” to let them have their first experience with a horse. Moreover the arena is a place for conferences, cinema shows and lectures.