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

There are currently no mandatory corona protection measures for shops, the gastronomic area or cultural and leisure facilities in Baden-Württemberg.

The current regulations on the obligation to wear masks in public transport, in the medical field, etc., as well as the hygiene recommendations of the state government can be found in the current Corona state ordinance.

Please also obtain information directly from the shops, operators, organizers, or institutions about any deviating information (e.g., possible regulations according to domiciliary rights).

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