Museums in Karlsruhe

From contemporary witnesses of the history of Baden in the State Museum of Baden to insights into nature in the State Museum of Natural History through to contemporary art in the Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe "ZKM" – the museum landscape in Karlsruhe is very colourful and diverse, offering plenty of opportunities for culture lovers and museum enthusiasts.

We recommend the Karlsruhe Card for a relaxing visit to a museum. You can visit the seven major museums in Karlsruhe free of charge with this city card.

Our tip: You can visit the Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe "ZKM", the State Museum of Baden and the Municipal Gallery free of charge every Friday from 2 pm as part of the "Happy Friday" promotion. 


Corona Virus

Current information - Corona guide

The shops and restaurants in Karlsruhe are currently open! You can find the current rules here!

Please also contact the companies, shops, organizers or institutions for further information. The information on this website may vary.

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 or by phone +49 721/133-3333.

Stay healthy, and stay tuned!

Your team of Karlsruhe Tourismus GmbH and Karlsruhe Marketing und Event GmbH