Kulturticket

Are you wondering what the AStA Kulturticket logo on your new student ID card means? From October 1st, 2022, you will receive free entry to many cultural institutions in Paderborn upon presentation of your ID! The AStA Kulturticket is financed in solidarity with the semester fee, similar to the semester ticket: The costs (1.95 euros)  are already included in the new semester fee. 
 
Included are: The Cultural Office of the City of Paderborn with its museums and galleries as well as events, the Heinz-Nixdorf-MuseumForum, the Wewelsburg Museum, the German Tractor and Model Car Museum, the Diocesanmuseum, the Dalheim Monastery, the Theater – Westfälische Kammerspiele, the Amalthea Theater, the Kleine Bühne im Deelenhaus, as well as Lichtblick e.V.’s film series presented in the Pollux by Cineplex cinema, the Paderborn Squash Club, the Paderborn Baskets and the SC Paderborn 07. The term is initially limited to one year.

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Descriptions & Conditions

The Paderborn “Anstalt für MALerisches Leben und THEAatralische Sendung” has existed for 25 years. With a maximum of 67 seats and a small stage of around 10 square meters, the Amalthea Theater is one of the smallest theaters in Westphalia, which is financed by a non-profit association. 70% of entrance fees go directly to the artists. In addition toreading theatre“, recitations, one and two-person plays, there are is cabaret and chanson presented in the Amalthea. 
 
Further information at: https://www.amalthea-theater.de/ 
 
Students of the University of Paderborn receive remaining tickets free of charge for all events (= tickets left 2 hours before the start of the performance) at the evening box office upon presentation of their student ID together with an official photo ID. 
 
0.05 euros of the contribution to the culture ticket go to Amalthea e.V. 

Of course, the Uni Baskets Paderborn, whose namesake our university has given since 2016, should not be missing in our culture ticket. The Uni Baskets Paderborn are the professional team of the Paderborn Baskets and currently play in the ProA basketball league (2nd division).

More information here.

Limited free tickets can be purchased with the promotion code “Kulturticket22_23” via this link or at the box office.
Students of the University of Paderborn receive free entry to all home games upon presentation of their student ID together with an official photo ID at the evening box office. The contingent per game is limited to 250 tickets.

0.30 euros of the contribution to the culture ticket go to Paderborn Baskets Team GmbH.

The Diocesanmuseum is located directly in front of the Paderborn Cathedral. The museum, founded as a “rescue station” for religious works of art, houses not only the cathedral treasures but also more than 12,000 exhibits of the most diverse genres, materials and techniques. High performances of medieval and baroque sculpture, painting, textile, book and goldsmith art as well as special exhibitions of contemporary photo and video art can be seen. 

More information at: https://dioezesanmuseum-paderborn.de/ 

Students at the University of Paderborn receive free admission upon presentation of their student ID together with an official photo ID. 

0.05 euros of the contribution to the culture ticket go to the Diocesanmuseum. 

Did you know that the world’s largest computer museum is in Paderborn? Heinz-Nixdorf-MuseumForum presents 5,000 years of information technology. Typewriters and punch card systems can be seen as well as the C64, the first mobile phones or current robots. The journey through time through eleven departments is interactive, informative and entertaining and is therefore definitely worth a trip. 

More information at: https://hnf.de/ 

Students at the University of Paderborn receive free admission upon presentation of their student ID together with an official photo ID. 

0.05 euros of the contribution to the culture ticket go to the Heinz-Nixdorf-MuseumForum. 

Deliberately as an alternative to the big stage of the established theater in the neighborhood, the Kleine Bühne Paderborn im Deelenhaus shows not only classical, experimental and popular music, but also readings, theatre, chamber musicals, jazz, world music and improvisation. Before their big breakthrough, “AnnenMayKantereit” and “Von wegen Lisbeth” were performing at Deelenhaus in 2014 on the same (!) night. Thanks to the cooperation with the university, numerous formats and events have also been developed with students, such as concerts of “Popular Music and Media”-students. 

More information at: https://www.deelenhaus.de/kleinebuehnepaderborn/ 

5 free student tickets are provided for each event. Tickets must be reserved at least one week before the performance date. To enter, a student ID together with an official photo ID must be presented. 

0.05 euros of the contribution to the culture ticket go to the Kleine Bühne Paderborn im Deelenhaus. 

Monastery is just “pray and work”? At the Dahlheim Monastery Foundation. LWL State Museum for Monastery Culture in Lichtenau you can convince yourself of the opposite. Behind the monastery walls you will find 800 years of history, modern architecture, impressive exhibitions, a variety of music and theater events, garden art and interesting monastery stories. 

More information at: https://www.stiftung-kloster-dalheim.lwl.org/de/ 

Students at the University of Paderborn receive free admission upon presentation of their student ID together with an official photo ID. 

0.05 euros of the contribution to the culture ticket go to the Dahlheim Monastery Foundation. LWL State Museum for Monastery Culture   

The City Museums and Galleries include: 

The Paderborn City Museum 

The Stadtmuseum Paderborn in the heart of the city, close to the Paderquellbiet and the cathedral, examines the historical dimension of urban identity, which is reflected in images, buildings, historical collections and memories. 

The Art Museum at Marstall 

The art museum at Marstall houses the municipal art collections, the beginnings of which go back to the 1970s. Today it contains remarkable collections and groups of paintings and graphics from the 20th century. 

The municipal gallery at Reithalle 

The former riding hall at Schloss Neuhaus was built in 1825 for the Prussian garrison stationed in the palace grounds. Since 1994, the building, which has been completely restored and equipped with modern museum technology, has housed the “Municipal Gallery at Reithalle”. 

The Natural History Museum at Marstall 

The Paderborn Natural History Museum in Schloß Neuhaus on two floors deals with natural history topics that have a strong regional connection, which makes the museum unique for Ostwestfalen-Lippe. 

The Residence Museum 

An impressive castle served as the residence of the Paderborn prince bishops. The museum in the castle gives an insight into the history of the building and residence. 

The Nachtmann Collection 

The glass and ceramics collection of the Nachtmann couple is an important addition to the collection of the municipal museums. It includes vessels from Roman times up to the 19th century and gives the visitor a deep insight into the history of ceramic and glass art. 

  

More information at: https://www.paderborn.de/tourismus-kultur/museen-galerien/ 

Students at the University of Paderborn receive free admission upon presentation of their student ID together with an official photo ID. 

0.15 euros of the contribution to the culture ticket goes to the municipal museums. 

The “Sinfoniekonzerte”, the music theater or the “Kammerkonzerte”: the cultural office in Paderborn offers many exciting events. 

More info at: https://www.paderborn.de/tourismus-kultur/veranstaltungen/veranstaltungen.php 

Upon presentation of their student ID together with an official photo ID, students of the University of Paderborn receive free admission at the evening box office to all events and guided tours that require admission, as long as there are still free places available. The summer academy is excluded. 

EUR 0.15 of the contribution to the culture ticket goes to the Kulturamt Paderborn for events. 

One looks in vain for an art house cinema in Paderborn. For this reason, the association Programmkino Lichtblick e.V., established by students of media studies, made it its task in 2003 to give films that were excluded from commercial cinema a presence and recognition. With the use of historical film copies, the association also wants to raise awareness of the specific materiality of the film medium. To this day, the students of the initiative independently create film series on topics such as film noir, queerness or “dreams” every semester. The films are usually presented on Tuesdays at 8:30 p.m. at Pollux by Cineplex Paderborn. Introductions by the members of the association before the films, as well as invitations from curators, directors and other filmmakers, invite promote dialogue. 

Lichtblick e.V. also offers you the opportunity to help shape the offer of the cultural ticket. The student initiative is always looking forward to new members.  

More information at: https://lichtblick-kino.de/ 

At least 30 free student tickets are available for each screening. These can be redeemed at the cinema box office one week before the performance at the earliest by presenting your student ID together with an official photo ID. 

For the Lichtblick e.V. program, 0.20 euros of the contribution to the culture ticket go to the Pollux by Cineplex Paderborn. 

SC Paderborn 07 is a professional soccer club with over 8000 members playing in the 2nd Bundesliga.

With the claim “With heart and soul. Soccer.” the SCP07 stands for passionate commitment on the pitch and in society.

More information here.

Students of the University of Paderborn can book a free contingent of remaining tickets (depending on availability up to 300 free tickets) for the standing area, primarily block D1, online on the respective home match day from 8 a.m. until the start of the game with this voucher code*:  UNISCP07-3V66CZ

Tickets need to be booked individually. When entering the stadium, the printed online ticket and the student ID must be presented together with an official photo ID. The right to purchase discounted student tickets for home games remains valid for all areas.

*Only valid by selecting the ticket option “Print@Home”.

0.50 euros of the contribution to the culture ticket go to SC Paderborn 07.

Did you know that the Paderborn Squash Club has been represented in the top division of squash for years? With a total of 17 titles it is the record champion for men in the 1st Squash Bundesliga and in the European Cup of National Champions, the European Squash Club Championships, the PSC has so far won ten titles . It is resident at the Ahorn-Sportpark, in the north-west of Paderborn. 

Students at the University of Paderborn receive free entry to all home games of the regular Bundesliga main round on presentation of their student ID together with an official photo ID. Tickets must be reserved at least two days before the day of the game by calling 05251-1371177. If the match day is sold out, there is no entitlement to tickets. 

0.05 euros of the contribution to the culture ticket go to the Paderborner Squash Club e.V. 

The Theater Paderborn usually presents 15 new productions per season in the main programme – seven of them on the main stage, five on the studio stage, two plays at the Theatertreff and one open-air play, which will be performed in front of the Stadtbibliothek Paderborn from the 2014/15 season. The programme includes classics, modern classics and contemporary pieces.  

Since January 2021, the Theater Paderborn has had its own division for children’s and youth theatre with its own programme and three-person ensemble. The “jott” was made possible by the funding program “Neue Wege” of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia.   

More information is available at: https://www.theater-paderborn.de/final/html/index.php  

Up to 25 free tickets are available for students per event, with a maximum of 1 ticket per person per event. Tickets can be picked up at least one hour before the start of the event upon presentation of your student ID in conjunction with an official photo ID at a designated location in the theatre. A reservation is not possible. At the Große Haus, free tickets are available from category 4, and in the open-air theatre from category 24. In the studio you have free choice of seating with the cultural ticket.  

Exceptions are events of third parties, house rentals, the Christmas Family Play in the Big House, the New Year’s Eve performance of musical production as well as house tours.  

0.25 euros of the contribution to the cultural ticket go to the Theater Paderborn. 

The German Tractor and Model Car Museum is located in Paderborn. In a light-flooded, modernly designed museum building, it displays over 100 old tractors. The second part of the exhibition consists of about 10,000 model vehicles of trucks, tractors and cars, which make the heart of every technology enthusiast beat faster.  

More information is available at: https://www.deutsches-traktorenmuseum.de/   

Students of the University of Paderborn receive free admission on presentation of their student ID in conjunction with an official photo ID.  

0.05 euros of the contribution to the cultural ticket go to the German Tractor and Model Car Museum. 

The Wewelsburg, a former castle of the Prince Bishops of Paderborn, offers a diverse and modern permanent exhibition on the history of the Prince Bishopric (= High Abbey).   

The exhibition covers the beginnings of the settlement of the Paderborner Land, the founding of the diocese in the early Middle Ages, the period of the Reformation and the Thirty Years’ War, and the end of the rule of the bishops in 1802. Many aspects of cultural history are illuminated throughout the centuries, including urban life, agriculture and handicrafts, and religiousness. There are also exciting special exhibitions.  

Students of the University of Paderborn receive free admission on presentation of their student ID in conjunction with an official photo ID.  

 0.05 euros of the contribution to the cultural ticket go to the Wewelsburg Museum. 

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Statement of costs

0,5  SC Paderborn 
0,25  Theater Paderborn –Westfälische Kammerspiele 
0,2  Pollux by Cineplex für das Programm von Lichtblick e.V. 
0,05  Diözesanmuseum Paderborn 
0,05  Stiftung Kloster Dalheim 
0,05  Kreismuseum Wewelsburg 
0,05  Amalthea Theater Paderborn e.V. 
0,15  Kulturamt Stadt Paderborn (Städtische Museen und Galerien) 
0,15  Kulturamt Stadt Paderborn (Veranstaltungen) 
0,3  Uni Baskets Paderborn 
0,05  Kleine Bühne Paderborn im Deelenhaus 
0,05  Paderborner Squash Club e.V. 
0,05  Deutsches Traktoren-und Modellauto-Museum e.V. 
0,05  Heinz-Nixdorf-MuseumsForum