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UNESCO World Heritage Fagus FactoryHannoversche Straße 58
31061 Alfeld

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Public tours

Explore the Fagus Factory on a public tour and get an exclusive view into the active shoe last production.

Opening hours
Fagus Factory


Apr-Oct: 10.00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m.

Nov-March: 10.00 a.m. - 4.00 p.m.

Closed:1. Jan; 24./ 25./31. Dec

Public tours: all year round: Sa. and Su. at 1.00 p.m. April – October: additionally on Sundays 11:00 a.m.
Group tours by appointment at any time


UNESCO World Heritage Fagus Factory
Hannoversche Straße 58
31061 Alfeld (Leine)


Monday - Friday08:15 - 14:00 Uhr

Saturday - Sunday 11.00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m. (April - October)

1.30 a.m. - 4.30 p.m. (November - March)

and by arrangement Contact: +49 5181-79 275

Public tours

  • Learn more about the special characteristics of the Gropius architecture and the innovative and progressive ideas of the company founder Carl Benscheidt.
  • Have a look into the shoe last production and enjoy the living history of architecture and industry of 100 years.
  • Saturdays and Sundays at 1:00 p.m. all year round.
  • After the guided tour, you can visit our exhibition areas (UNESCO Visitor Center, Fagus Gropius Exhibition, Fagus Gallery) independently.
  • April to October additionally on Sundays at 11:00 a.m.
  • Duration: ca. 1 hour
  • Please arrive 15 minutes before the start.
  • Groups larger than 5 persons please make an appointment for a guided tour.
  • On 18.08./15.09./13.10./17.11./15.12. At 13:00, instead of the 60-minute guided tour, a 90-minute architecture tour takes place.
  • On 08.09. there are no public tours. Instead we offer short guided tours from 10.30 - 16.30.
Public tours on bank holidays

03.10.: 11:00/13:00 
31.10.: 11:0013:00
26.12.: 11:00/13:00