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Last updated on 12. May 2021

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What rules apply to cultural events?

Federal state Answer
Baden-Württemberg Leisure facilities will be closed for November, including theatres and concert halls, cinemas, amusement parks, swimming and fun pools. Public and academic libraries may remain open under hygiene conditions. Playgrounds are open, hygiene and distance rules must be observed. Wholesale and retail trade remain open under increased hygiene requirements.
Bavaria Playgrounds are open, hygiene and distance rules must be observed. From 8 March, at an incidence of 50 to 100, museums, galleries, botanical gardens and zoos may open to visitors with appointment bookings and daily negative tests. From an incidence value of 100, cultural and leisure facilities must close. From 10 May, theatres, cinemas, concert halls and opera houses will be allowed to reopen if the 7-day incidence is below 100.
Berlin Playgrounds are open, hygiene and distance rules must be observed. From 8 March, with an incidence of 50 to 100, museums, galleries, botanical gardens and zoos may open with appointment bookings for visitors. If the incidence is below 50, these cultural institutions will be allowed to open without appointment bookings. Berlin plans to relax the regulations for culture, sports and outdoor gastronomy, but more details are not yet known.
Brandenburg Attendance at Easter mass or religious events can take place if the church or religious community can present an appropriate hygiene concept. Playgrounds are open, hygiene and distance rules must be observed. From 8 March, with an incidence of 50 to 100, museums, galleries, botanical gardens and zoos with appointment bookings may open to visitors. If the incidence is below 50, these cultural institutions may open without appointment bookings. Cinemas, theatres and operas will be allowed to open at an incidence of 50 to 100 from 22 March at the earliest.
Bremen Cultural and leisure facilities will remain closed, including theatres and concert halls, cinemas, amusement parks, swimming and fun pools. When the infection situation eases, the federal states should be allowed to reopen them. Playgrounds are open, hygiene and distance rules must be observed. Wholesale and retail trade will remain open under increased hygiene requirements.
Hamburg Playgrounds are open, hygiene and distance rules must be observed. From 8 March at an incidence of 50 to 100, museums, galleries, botanical gardens and zoos with appointment bookings may open to visitors. From an incidence value of 100, cultural and leisure facilities must close.
Hesse Cultural and leisure facilities remain closed, including theatres and concert halls, cinemas, amusement parks, swimming pools and fun pools. Playgrounds are open, hygiene and distance rules must be observed.
Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania Cultural and leisure facilities will remain closed, including theatres and concert halls, cinemas, amusement parks, swimming and fun pools. When the infection situation eases, the federal states should be allowed to reopen them. Playgrounds are open, hygiene and distance rules must be observed. Zoos and animal parks are allowed to open their outdoor areas to visitors. Wholesale and retail trade will remain open under increased hygiene requirements.
Lower Saxony Playgrounds are open, hygiene and distance rules must be observed. From an incidence of 100 have closed cultural and recreational facilities.
North Rhine-Westphalia Playgrounds are open, hygiene and distance rules must be observed. From 8 March at an incidence of 50 to 100, museums, galleries, botanical gardens and zoos with appointment bookings may open to visitors. At an incidence of 100, cultural and recreational facilities are closed.
Rhineland-Palatinate Playgrounds are open, hygiene and distance rules must be observed. At an incidence of 50 to 100, museums, galleries, botanical gardens and zoos with appointment bookings are allowed to open for visitors. At an incidence of 100, cultural and recreational facilities are closed.
Saarland Playgrounds are open, hygiene and distance rules must be observed. From 8 March at an incidence of 50 to 100, museums, galleries, botanical gardens and zoos with appointment bookings may open to visitors. At an incidence of 100, cultural and recreational facilities are closed.
Saxony Playgrounds are open, hygiene and distance rules must be observed. From 8 March at an incidence of 50 to 100, museums, galleries, botanical gardens and zoos with appointment bookings may open to visitors. At an incidence of 100, cultural and recreational facilities are closed.
Saxony-Anhalt Playgrounds are open, hygiene and distance rules must be observed. From 8 March at an incidence of 50 to 100, museums, galleries, botanical gardens and zoos with appointment bookings may open to visitors. At an incidence of 100, cultural and recreational facilities close.
Schleswig-Holstein Playgrounds are open, hygiene and distance rules must be observed. With an incidence of 50 to 100, museums, galleries, botanical gardens and zoos may open with appointment bookings for visitors. With an incidence of less than 50, these cultural institutions are allowed to open without appointment bookings.
Thuringia Playgrounds are open, hygiene and distance rules must be observed. From 8 March at an incidence of 50 to 100, museums, galleries, botanical gardens and zoos with appointment bookings may open to visitors. At an incidence of 100, cultural and recreational facilities are closed.