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.

Every Friday, you get free admission to our exhibitions from 2.00 pm on!

Discounts are also available for students, people with disabilities, Bufdis, FSJ students, seniors over 65 years, owners of the SWR2 Culture Card 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

Our current prices


Atrium 1+2



Atrium 8+9



Combi Ticket



7 €


7 €


12 €


Reduced &
Groups from
10 people    

5 €


5 €


8 €


Children & Adolescents
(7–17 years)

2,50 €




2,50 €


Family Ticket

14,50 €


not available


24 €



Exhibition Tickets

Tickets for the exhibitions can be purchased on-site at the Info Point or in advance at the ZKM-Ticketshop.

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

Guided Tours

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

Monday & Tuesday 1.00 pm –6.00 pm
Wednesday–Friday 9.00 am–1.00 pm

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