We are open!

Our exhibitions are open Wednesday to Sunday. All information for your visit can be found here. Tickets can be purchased on site, but also in our online store.

We are looking forward to seeing you!

Notes for your visit

Current events

The creators of the psychology podcast »Behind the Screens« in conversation with Dominik Rinnhofer

Thu, 29.07.2021, 7 pm

Young art at the ZKM: video / photography / sound art

Fri, 30.07.2021, 4 pm

Today's Opening Hours

The exhibitions are open from 10 am–6 pm today!

Admission fees

The current prices for a visit at ZKM

ZKM | Karlsruhe

Lorenzstraße 19
76135 Karlsruhe


The conceptual artist Christian Boltanski has passed away
In memory of Christian Boltanski, whose outstanding installations and other works addressed oblivion and remembrance.

Get to know the unique book treasures of the ZKM!

Events around the society in digital change

ZKM international

ZKM puts on countless touring exhibitions all over the world. For many years, they have been organized in close collaboration with the Goethe-Institute. Innovative exhibition formats have been developed, generating enthusiasm worldwide. 


Education & Mediation
Museum communication is interdisciplinary, cross-media and participatory!
  • Our formats, which return regularly, appeal to a wide range of interests.
  • A day at ZKM means immersion in an entire cosmos of analogue and digital worlds.

ZKM among the top 5 world museums!


Museum of Modern Art, New York -- Biennale di Venezia -- Centre Pompidou, Paris -- ZKM -- Karlsruhe...

... in the current ranking of the world's largest art database »ArtFacts.net«, ZKM achieved fourth place among the best exhibition houses. Of course, we are very happy about that!

More about the ranking

Exhibition view "Light Art from Artificial Light"