At a glance

Winter break: The Museum at the Market Square will be closed until April 12.  

At a central location, only a few steps away from Karlsruhe's market square, you will find the Museum at Market Square, located in a former publishing house. The museum is part of the Badisches Landesmuseum and has been dedicated to the applied arts since 1900.

Outstanding works by leading artists, artisans and designers are displayed over an area of 1,600 square metres, creating a bridge from the early 20th century to the present day.
The historical overview begins with one of Germany's most impressive collections of Art Nouveau collections …

The post-World War I years are illustrated by the elaborate luxury goods of French Art Deco

In a large display case, which is limited to only a few objects, the collection presents garments and fashion accessories

Developments in international design, ranging from Functionalism, Pop Art, and the Memphis group to the most recent design products …


Museum beim Markt
Karl-Friedrich-Str. 6
D - 76133 Karlsruhe
Tel. +49 (0)721 / 926 65 78

Opening hours and entrance fees

Sat - Sun and public holidays: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Adults: €2
Concession rates: €1
Students: €0.50
(including small special exhibits)
Annual pass: €30
Major special exhibits: see Temporary exhibitions

Free admission with regional museum pass  (Museums-PASS-Musées)