Schauburg Cinema

Schauburg – The Cinema in Karlsruhe

The Schauburg Cinema is an independent cinema in Karlsruhe that consistently wins prizes for its film selection. The Schauburg organises the legendary Open Air Kino (open air cinema) at the Gottesaue Palace in the summer and regularly screens foreign films in their original language.

At the moment, the Schauburg has three cinema theatres, seating 350, 150 and 61 visitors respectively. The grand theatre (Cinerama) is equipped with a 17x7 metre concave Cinerama projection screen. The cinema’s split staircase from the 1950s is subject to a preservation order.

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Corona Virus

Important Information

Due to the official measures implemented by the State of Baden-Württemberg and the city of Karlsruhe to limit the spreading of COVID-19, Karlsruhe’s public life is currently facing severe restrictions. Cultural institutions, hotels and events are especially affected by this. Please refer directly to their individual websites for up-to-date information.

The City’s shopping facilities are also very limited at the moment. Only essential businesses such as grocery stores, pharmacies or banks remain open to the public. Opening times may vary from those advertised on this site.

Our tourist information office located on Kaiserstraße 72-74 is closed for the public as well until further notice. You can still reach us either by phone +49 721/602 997 580 or by email

The city of Karlsruhe provides up-to-date information on the corona crisis at 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 (only available in German).

Stay healthy, and stay tuned!

Best wishes from all the staff at KTG Karlsruhe Tourismus GmbH and KME Karlsruhe Marketing and Event GmbH