Plan your visit


According to the current regulations to fight the Covid-19 pandemic, the museum can only be visited after the previous online booking of a timed ticket. Alternatively you can book the visit by phone  +49 721 926 2696 the previous working day by 4 p.m. at the latest. A negative Covid-19-test, a proof of vaccination or of recovery is required.

One museum, four buildings:

ZKM | Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe
KunsthalleKarlsruhe@ZKM – A New Look at the Museum’s Collection, from 29 April 2023

Lorenzstraße 19
76135 Karlsruhe
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Foyer des ZKM Zentrum für Kunst und Medien Karlsruhe. Zu sehen ist ein großer mit einem Glasdach überdachter Lichthof.
Foto der Jungen Kunsthalle der Staatlichen Kunsthalle Karlsruhe. Das Gebäude hat zwei Etagen und einen grünen Anstrich.

Junge Kunsthalle
Go! Art moves

Hans-Thoma-Straße 4
76133 Karlsruhe
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Main Building (Old masters – 20th century)
(closed for renovation)

Hans-Thoma-Straße 2–6
76133 Karlsruhe
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Foto des Hauptgebäudes der Staatlichen Kunsthalle Karlsruhe. Zu sehen ist der Eingangsbereich mit geöffneter Tür.
Foto der Orangerie der Staatlichen Kunsthalle Karlsruhe. Der Bau ist lang und hat hohe Rundbogenfenster. Am rechten Ende es Gebäudes hat es eine Kuppel.

Orangerie (Modern and contemporary art)
(temporarily closed)

Hans-Thoma-Straße 2
76133 Karlsruhe
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Your visit at KunsthalleKarlsruhe@ZKM

Your visit at Junge Kunsthalle

Visiting the museum during the Covid-19 pandemic
In order to contain the spread of SARS-CoV-2 infections, the Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe has developed a comprehensive infection management protocol to help protect both visitors and employees as much as possible.
According to this protocol, the following rules must be observed during a visit:
• Please stay at home if you do not feel well or show any symptoms of illness. Please return for a visit another time.
• Until further notice, face masks are mandatory. Wearing medical face masks is required in all museum areas.
• Please keep a minimum distance of 1.5 metres from other visitors and employees.
• Please note the contact restrictions instituted by Baden-Württemberg. Visit the museum only with persons with whom contact is permitted.
• Access to the premises of the Kunsthalle is currently granted only to a limited number of people at one time.
• The Orangerie will remain closed for the time being.
• The Family Lounge is not open for use until further notice.
• Folding chairs, buggies, and wheelchairs cannot be lent at the moment.
Please do not hesitate to contact our visitor service if you have further questions.

Ticket information Inventing Nature

Reduced *
8 €
6 €
16 €

Caffè Greco

The Caffè Grecco in the main building offers delicious snacks and a variety of refreshments.

Blick in das Caffè Greco der Staatlichen Kunsthalle Karlsruhe. Der Raum wird von Säulen getragen und an Tischen sitzen Personen und trinken Kaffee.
Blick in das Kupferstichkabinett der Kunsthalle Karlsruhe. Eine Frau blättert in großformatigen Zeichnungen.

Kupferstichkabinett (graphic arts)

Graphic works presented in the study room. Please contact our staff for an appointment.


The Kunsthalle Karlsruhe’s Art Library is one of Germany’s largest museum libraries open to the public. It houses about 170.000 volumes on many aspects of the visual art and over 1000 periodicals, of which more than 200 are currently on subscription.

Learn more about the library

Blick in die Bibliothek und den Arbeitsbereich der Kunstbibliothek der Staatlichen Kunsthalle Karlsruhe. An einem runden Tisch sitzen drei Frauen und arbeiten.


The Kunsthalle’s buildings are historical, and therefore, present certain obstacles for mobility-impaired people. We have come up with solutions to help you get round these constraints and are constantly striving to make further improvements, so that people with special requirements feel comfortable during their stay.

We are glad to take special preparations in advance of your visit. Please get in touch with the Information Service via E-mail or by calling 0721 926 33 70.

Visiting Regulations