We are open!

Our exhibitions are open Wednesday to Sunday. All information for your visit can be found here.

We are looking forward to seeing you!

Notes for your visit

Current events

Litigation: is there a right to medical treatment with AI?

Wed, 22.09.2021


Do, 23.09.2021, 5.30 pm


Today's Opening Hours

Today our exhibitions are closed. We are happy to welcome you from Wednesday till Sunday.

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

Voices from ZKM


Dominika Szope: »Es wird einmal…«


Himmel & Hölle

Eine Reise zu den entlegendsten Winkeln des ZKM


A Museum Worker, a Climate Activist, a Museum Visitor and an Artist Walk into a Zoom Meeting

Online Performance

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"