Your time in Münster - Our tips for you

Whether alone, with a partner or with the whole family:

Münster offers a large repertoire of available leisure activities We have compiled a small selection for you.

Martinihof Münster - Sailing on Lake Aasee

Sailing or pedal boating on Lake Aasee

Lake Aasee (39.5 hectares) with its extensive green areas is a large nature, recreation, leisure and sports centre in the heart of the city of Münster.

Martinihof Münster - Aerial view - City tours

City sightseeing tours

Treat yourself to an interesting sightseeing tour by bus. Find out more about routes and tickets (also available at our reception) at

Martinihof Münster Museums


Münster has numerous museums and galleries ready to welcome visitors interested in art and culture. We highly recommend a visit to the Mühlenhof open-air museum, which is sure to take you back in time. Or you can visit the LWL Museum of Natural History, which also features a planetarium with many interesting events. The Museum of Lacquer Art is also well worth a visit..

Martinihof - Discover Münster by bike

Cycling in the bicycle paradise of Münsterland

Cyclists can enjoy the green parkland scenery on idyllic paths - also called "Pättkes". Over 4000 kilometres have been signposted especially for cyclists. At the Hotel Martinihof you can reserve bikes for your own personal tours for a small rental fee.

You can plan your route here.

Martinihof Münster - Prinzipalmarkt


The most beautiful public "living room" in Germany. The ensemble of gabled houses with their arcades was rebuilt in a simplified form based on the original structure after its destruction in the Second World War.

Martinihof Münster - Münster Cathedral

Martinihof Münster - Münster Cathedral

Paulusdom was the centre of the cathedral castle in the heart of Münster for many centuries. The cathedral was consecrated to the apostle Paulus in 1264.

Weekly market
The weekly market (Wed and Sat until 14.30) on the Domplatz is one of the most beautiful markets in Germany. The square is the historical nucleus of the city.

Martinihof Münster - Town Hall

Old Town Hall

The town hall with the Hall of Peace from the middle of the 14th century was rebuilt true to the original structure in the fifties following its destruction in the Second World War. From 1643, the Hall of Peace in the Town Hall was the venue for the negotiations for the Peace of Westphalia. The former council chamber is decorated with Gothic carvings.

Martinihof Münster - Museums

Westphalian National Museum of Art and Cultural History

The State Museum's historical collection comprises important works of art dating back to the early Middle Ages, with a focus on Romanesque and Gothic monumental sculptures.

Martinihof Münster - Museums

City museum

The Stadtmuseum (city museum) is located behind the heritage-protected Art Deco façade. Here, history and the present-day unite. The museum's collection and special exhibitions on Salzstrasse trace the history of Münster from its beginnings to the present day.

Martinihof Münster - Städtische Bühne Münster (Municipal theatre)

Städtische Bühnen Münster (Municipal theatre)

The Städtischen Bühnen Münster stages plays, musical theatre, dance theatre as well as children's and youth theatre.

Martinihof Münster - Funfair


The Send on the Hindenburgplatz is a folk festival and funfair at the same time. Three times a year about 250 entertainers set up their fairground attractions in front of the baroque backdrop of Münster Castle.

Martinihof Münster - Golf special

Golf specials

Both Münster and Münsterland itself offer a number of attractive and interesting golf clubs, which are quickly and easily accessible from our hotel. Tee off at the Golfclub Münster or at the Pitch and Putt.

Martinihof Münster - Childcare at the Maxi-Turm (Maxi-Tower)

Childcare at the Maxi-Turm (Maxi-Tower)

Would you like to visit a museum and your children would rather go to the playground? Then why not take advantage of the Maxi childcare facilities in the heart of Münster City? Qualified care personnel lovingly look after children from the ages of 4 to 10. This gives you up to 3 hours to explore Münster and be safe in the knowledge that your child will be equally well entertained.

Boulevard Theater Münster - Martinihof

Boulevard Theater

Almost like a cinema, only live and practically touchable - the Boulevard Theater on Königsstraße. The Boulevard Theater Münster team is on stage with a constantly changing programme for you every day.

Pablo Picasso Graphic Arts Museum Münster

Pablo Picasso Graphic Arts Museum

The Pablo Picasso Graphic Arts Museum in Münster is the first Picasso Museum in Germany. With more than 780 lithographs by Picasso, it houses a collection that is globally unique in its completeness.

Martinihof Münster - All-weather Zoo

All-weather Zoo

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Martinihof Münster - Weekly market

Münster weekly market

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Martinihof Münster - Hülshoff Castle

Hülshoff Castle

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Martinihof Münster - Erbdrostenhof palace

Erbdrostenhof palace

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The Prince-Bishop's Palace Münster - Martinihof

The Prince-Bishop's Palace Münster

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Münster Botanical Gardens - Martinihof

Münster Botanical Gardens

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