Our exhibitions are open Wednesday to Sunday.

For the exhibition visit as well as for events, guided tours and workshops, the 2G+ rule currently applies. Visitors with booster vaccinations or full immunization no longer than 3 months ago are exempt from the testing requirement. The proof must be carried on the basis of a QR code via app or in paper form. In addition, visitors need an official identification document (ID card or passport) for verification. 

We are looking forward to seeing you!

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


In remembrance of Alvin Lucier
ZKM mourns the death of the US-American sound artist and pioneer of electronic experimental music.

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"