Culture in Karlsruhe

A Creative City

Karlsruhe is a city of culture - nearly 150 innovative museums, quirky galleries, creative theatres and cosmopolitan festivals are attended by tens of thousands of visitors every year. Have a look around - there's a tightly-packed cultural programme for every taste and budget.

 

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Discover Karlsruhe's cultural landscape

A wide array of museums, theatres, galleries, festivals and more make Karlsruhe what it is: a dynamic city of culture, open to everyone. The marketing initiative "Kultur in Karlsruhe" showcases the city's many events, family-friendly activities, blog posts and more.

Tours and Packages

Discover the city through guided tours or at will

Fancy a ride on the HopOn/HopOff Bus from the ZKM | Centre for Art and Media to the Baden State Museum? How about experiencing the history of our fan-shaped city on a costumed city tour - the culture in Karlsruhe can be experienced in many different ways.

Overview Map

Get an initial overview of the city and plan your stay from the comfort of your own home – how convenient! This means you can quickly find your bearings once you get here and enjoy your time to the very fullest. 

Corona Virus

Current information - Corona guide

Karlsruhe continues to open! Shops, restaurants, culture & more - this applies currently!

Due to the current official measures implemented by Baden-Württemberg and the city of Karlsruhe to limit the spreading of COVID-19, public life is currently still facing severe restrictions. Please find out more directly from the shops, organizers or institutions. The information on this website may vary and further information in the link above are only available in German.

You would like to be tested? You can find an overview of all current test sites in the city and district here.

Our tourist information office located on Kaiserstraße 72-74 is open. There is no need for an appointment. The opening hours and more information you can find here.

The city of Karlsruhe provides up-to-date information on the corona crisis at www.corona.karlsruhe.de or by phone +49 721/133-3333.

On a lighter note: if you feel like clearing your mind, go ahead and continue exploring the beautiful aspects of Karlsruhe through our digital offers at www.karlsruhe-tourismus.de/smartathome (only available in German).

Stay healthy, and stay tuned!