Admission fees

ZKM for everyone!

The ZKM is a place for the arts of space and time: the genres of painting, installation, sculpture as well as moving images, theater, dance and music are shown. As a family museum, the ZKM also provides attractive offers for children, young people, pupils and families.

Discounts are also available for students, people with disabilities, Bufdis, FSJ students, seniors over 65 years and groups of 10 persons or more. Proof of this must be presented at the cash desk.

Lined up annual passes at the ZKM with different motives

We are open!

Dear visitors,

The obligation to wear a mask at the ZKM will cease on 30.05.2022.

For your own protection as well as the protection of others and the ZKM staff, we recommend that you wear a mask for the duration of your visit and that you continue to observe the usual hygiene and distance rules.

We thank you for your understanding!

Every Friday from 2 pm the admission to the exhibitions of the ZKM is free of charge.

We are looking forward to seeing you!



Atrium 1+2

& Atrium 8+9



7 €



5 €


Children & Adolescents
(7–17 years)




Free admission is available to ICOM members, Museum Pass holders, HfG students, and persons accompanying people with disabilities. If you have any questions, please contact the information desk: 0721/8100-0

Exhibition Tickets

Exhibition tickets can be purchased on site at our information point, advance reservations are not required.

On Fridays, admission is free from 2 pm!

Special Offers

Annual Tickets

Buy your annual ticket now – as an individual, group, family or for your school!

Museum Pass

The Museum Pass gives you access to over 200 museums in Germany, Switzerland and France!

Karlsruhe Card

The Karlsruhe Card offers you numerous free services, discounts and free bus and train travel in the city!

Event Tickets

Tickets for events at the ZKM are available on-site at the Info Point, but also:

  • at all well-known ticket offices
  • online (for self-printing)
  • at the hotline 01805 700 733 (0,14 €/min from the German landline network; from the mobile network a maximum of 0,42 €/min (§66a TKG))

ZKM | Karlsruhe

Lorenzstraße 19
76135 Karlsruhe

​Tel: +49 (0) 721/8100-0
Fax: +49 (0) 721/8100-1139

Monday & Tuesday 10 am–4 pm
Wednesday–Friday 10 am–6 pm
Saturday & Sunday 11 am–6 pm

Guided Tours

Would you like to book a guided tour for one of the exhibitions? No problem!

Tel: +49 (0) 721/8100-1990
Fax: +49 (0) 721/8100-1999

Tuesday 1 pm–6 pm
Thursday 9 am–1 pm