Secret places with historical flair in Germany
  • Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe

    Hans-Thoma-Straße 2, 76133

    How to Get There?


      From Karlsruhe main station (Hbf) take te tram S1, S11, 2, 3, 4 or 6. The Kunsthalle is located in the city centre, close to castle and the German Federal Constitutional Court. If you get off at the stop 'Herrenstraße' or 'Europaplatz', you have reached your destination on foot in 3 minutes.

      DB BAHN

      Guests arriving by car on the A 5, take exit 44 'Karlsruhe Durlach', continue towards the city centre, turn right at the junction for Kaiserstraße / Waldhornstraße and follow the road up to the Hans-Thoma-Straße. Parking options: Parkhaus Passagehof and Parkhaus Schlossplatz / Unterführung.

      GPS coordinates

      LATITUDE: 49.011581
      LONGTITUDE: 8.400249



      If you arrive by plane, the nearest airport is Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden. The driving time with bus and regional train / S-Bahn takes approx. 1 hour, by car 30 minutes.

      Nearest airport

      Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden (FKB)

    Why Go There?

    Tuesday-Sunday, public holidays: 10-18 h

    The State Art Gallery Karlsruhe (Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe) – a neoclassical building next to the Karlsruhe Castle and the Karlsruhe Botanical Garden – is the right place for art friends.

    The museum (created by architect Heinrich Hübsch) houses paintings by mainly German, French and Dutch masters from a total of eight centuries and is one of the oldest museum buildings in Germany. The Botanical Garden (Botanischer Garten) of the city of Karlsruhe is located adjacent to the building complex. 205 mostly French and Dutch paintings of the 17th and 18th-century form the basis of the collection. Today, the main building and the Orangerie feature 800 works from the Late Middle Ages up to the present day.

    The museum notably displays paintings by Claude Monet, Edgar Degas, Paul Gauguin, August Macke, Max Pechstein,  Otto Dix, Caspar David Friedrich, Peter Paul Rubens, Paul Cézanne, Paul Gauguin and many more.

    There are guided tours in English and French.

    Admission prices (2014):

    € 8 / reduced € 6 / family € 12

    Admission is free for children up to 5 years and pupils.

    Staat­li­che Kunst­hal­le Karls­ru­he
    Hans-Tho­ma-Stra­ße 2-6
    76133 Karls­ru­he

    Reference: January 2012 a large portion of the collection holdings was posted online and is therefore searchable.

    Location Details

    Escape Address: Hans-Thoma-Straße 2, 76133, Karlsruhe, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

    Things to do close by!

    Spa & Wellness

    The Europabad Karlsruhe, most advanced spa of region, offers holiday feeling, bathing and wellness for the whole family and is the perfect place after an eventful day. Europabad Karlsruhe, Hermann-Veit-Str. 5, 76135 Karlsruhe

    River cruise

    Discover the Rhine with the 'MS Karlsruhe'. Germersheim, Speyer and Worms are the targets in the North, the barrage of Iffezheim (Staustufe Iffezheim) and Strasbourg, in the South. Hours of operation: March to November.

    Amusement park

    The Zoological Garden (Zoologischer Stadtgarten) in Karlsruhe is one of the oldest German zoos and characterized by combination of zoo and city garden. Situated in the city centre, it is one of the most popular destinations in Karlsruhe.

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