In a large display case, which is limited to only a few objects, the collection presents garments and accessories which illustrate the rapid development of 20th century ladies' fashion. Among them is the Delphos gown, an extraordinary dress made of pleated silk, which was designed by Mariano Fortuny in 1910/20. In addition, the collection displays pieces of clothing by renowned French couturiers such as Coco Chanel, Jeanne Lanvin, Elsa Schiaparelli and André Courrèges.

he fashion workshop of Emmy Schoch, a native of Karlsruhe, is represented by an embroidered evening coat created in 1911.


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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)