KULTUR FÜR ALLE Stuttgart is aimed at all the approximately 65,000 holders of the Bonuscard + Culture. With the social passport for the city of Stuttgart, partner institutions` cultural events and participating museums’ exhibitions can be visited free of charge.
Since 2001, the state capital of Stuttgart has provided a differentiated system of perks with the Bonuscard + Culture, a voluntary social benefit. You can use it to obtain discounts and subsidies for a wide range of activities. This enables individuals entitled to the card to participate in cultural, sporting, and social events in the city despite their financial constraints. In addition, the Bonuscard + Culture also enables you to obtain discounted monthly tickets for public transport within Stuttgart city limits.
Who receives the Bonuscard + Culture?
To be eligible to receive the Bonuscard + Culture, one must be registered with the city of Stuttgart and must have Stuttgart as their main of place of residence. To be eligible one must also receive:
- Benefits in accordance with the Social Code II (SGB II)
- Basic insurance, assistance towards living expenses and benefits in inpatient nursing care facilities in accordance with the Social Code XII (SGB XII)
- Benefits in accordance with the Asylum Seekers‘ Benefits Act (AsylbLG)
- Housing allowance in accordance with the Housing Allowance Act (WoGG)
- Supplementary child benefit in accordance with the Child Benefit Act (BKGG) (not child benefit)
- Income and asset-based benefits in accordance with the Social Code VIII (SGB VIII)
Startin from 01.01.2020 children under the age of 6 will also receive their own Bonuscard + Culture.
Where do you get the Bonuscard + Culture?
The Bonuscard + Culture will be issued by the Stuttgart Sozialamt.
Dienststelle Freiwillige Leistungen
0711 216 57400
Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 08.30-13.00
Additional benefits of the Bonuscard + Culture
In addition to the cultural partners of KULTUR FÜR ALLE Stuttgart, many institutions in Stuttgart grant a fee exemption or discount upon presentation of the Bonuscard + Culture, – including e.g. at the municipal, indoor and outdoor pools, child care costs, or the Schwäbische Tafel Stuttgart shops.
More information on the Bonuscard + Culture:
How to use the Bonuscard + Culture?
Cooperating cultural institutions reserve for every event a fixed quota of free tickets for holders of the Bonuscard + Culture (special events like festivals or premieres might be excluded). A wide variety of events are available. Tickets may be ordered directly from the participating institution and can be picked up at the box-office before the event, with presenting your Bonuscard + Culture.
For museums it is even simpler: Show your Bonuscard + Culture at the front desk and receive unlimited free entrance into exhibitions. Free admission might be excluded for special exhibitions at some museums. Guided tours and special events could also be included for free. To find out you will have to ask at the front desk.
In addition, there are always special free ticket campaigns with organizers and partners who can offer tickets for individual events. These dates will be published under event tips, on Facebook, or in the newsletter.
Where can I get free entry with the Bonuscard + Culture?
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Free admission to cultural events
Like all other visitors, you will receive your ticket directly from the respective cultural institution. Partnering, cultural organizations reserve for every event a quota of free tickets (special events like festivals or premieres might be excluded). A wide variety of events are available. For a few partners, the free tickets are only for certain productions or series of events. Tickets may be ordered directly from the participating institution and can be picked up at the box-office before the event upon presenting your Bonuscard + Culture. For each cultural partner, under “Karteninfos”, you will find exactly which offers you will receive free tickets with the Bonuscard + Culture.
Free museum entry
Museums – even simpler!
Show your Bonuscard + Culture at the front desk and receive unlimited free entrance into exhibitions. Free admission might be excluded for special exhibitions at some museums. Guided tours and special events could also be included for free. To find out you will have to ask at the front desk. You find the information for every partner in our booklet „KULTUR FÜR ALLE“.
How many free tickets do I receive?
For each Bonuscard + Culture you will receive one free ticket per event or museum visit.
Will the cultural partners receive financial compensation?
CULTURE FOR ALL Stuttgart works only thanks to cooperations with our cultural partners who generously provide free tickets for those who hold a Bonuscard + Culture– without asking for financial compensation.