Opening hours

Karlsruhe Palace

Permanent exhibitions

  • Mon closed
    Tue-Thu 10am-5pm
    Fri-Sun 10am-6pm

The 80s

  • Mon closed
    Tue-Sun, holidays 10 am – 6 pm


Mon closed
Tue-Thu 10 am – 4.15 pm
Fri-Sun 10 am – 5.15 pm
Last ascent 15 min before closing of the tower.


Film experience "I, Karl Wilhelm!" 
Tue-Thu 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16 hrs.
Fri-Sun, public holidays 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17h

Special public holidays

  • New Year (January 1): open from 1 p.m.
  • Epiphany (January 6): open
  • Good Friday to Easter Monday: open
  • Labor Day (May 1): open
  • Ascension Day: open
  • Whit Monday: open
  • Corpus Christi: open
  • German Unity Day (October 3): open
  • All Saints' Day: open
  • Christmas Eve (December 24): closed
  • Christmas Day & Boxing Day (December 25 & 26): open
  • New Year's Eve (December 31): closed

Badisches Landesmuseum

Schlossbezirk 10
76131 Karlsruhe

T +49 (0)721 926-6514
F +49 (0)721 926-6537

Send an e-mail

Other locations

Museum ath the Market Square / museum x

Mon, Tue closed
Wed-Fri 12-20 h
Sat, Sun, holidays 11-17 h

Museum in the Majolika

  • Mon–Thur closed
  • Fri–Sun 11 AM–5 PM

German Museum of Mechanical Musical Instruments

  • Mon closed
  • Tue–Sun, holidays 10 AM–5 PM

24, 25, 31. December closed
1 January: 13-17 pm

Staufen Ceramics Museum

  • Mon, Tue closed
  • Wed–Sat 2 PM–5 PM
  • Sun 12 PM–5 PM

Neuenbürg Palace

  • Mon, Tue closed
  • Wed–Sat 1 PM–6 PM
  • Sun, holidays 10 AM–6 PM

Monastery Museum Salem

  • Mon–Sat 10 AM–6 PM
  • Sun, holidays 10.30 AM–6 PM


Monastery Museum Hirsau

  • Winter break until March 31
  • From April 1:
    Mon closed
  • Tue–Fri 1 PM–4 PM
  • Sat, Sun 12 PM–5 PM

South Baden Branch

The library in the branch office can be used after advance registration by telephone.


 AdultsReduced6-17 yearsPupils p.p.Family

The 80s
(Special Exhibition June 17, 2023-Feb 25, 2024)

12 Euro9 Euro4 Euro0 Euro25 Euro

Permanent exhibitions
(incl. Palace and Court)

8 Euro6 Euro0 Euro0 Euro/

Annual ticket & User card *
Permanent exhibitions

12 Euro10 Euro0 Euro0 Euro/

Tower & film experience

4 Euro3 Euro2 Euro1 Euro/

* If you register your user card online, it will become an annual pass for our permanent exhibitions and you can enjoy special offers for registered users.

User Card

The user card is your admission ticket to the new collection exhibition Archaeology in Baden and all other collection exhibitions of the Badisches Landesmuseum. Archaeology in Baden is the pilot project for the revolutionary museum concept of the Badisches Landesmuseum: visitors become users!

If you register your pass online, you can use your user pass to additionally:

Order objects presented to you by the Explainers in the Archaeology in Baden exhibition - specifically your previously selected object of choice or a surprise object of the Explainers' choice.
Use special features in the exhibition and track which objects you have already explored and which games and challenges you have mastered. Online you can also compile your favorite objects.
Visit all collection exhibitions for a whole year!
Register - Here's how:

Buy a user card
Scratch the ID number on the back of the card
Register by entering the badge number

Online registration / Login

Free admission

Reduced admission

  • For students, vocational school students, trainees and people doing federal voluntary service.
  • For persons with a disabled pass. Admission for one accompanying person is free upon presentation of a disabled person's ID with the symbol B.
  • Holders of the SWR2 Kulturkarte and the Karlsruher Pass
  • Holders of BahnCard, BaWü ticket valid on the day of admission
  • Groups of 10 or more

Tickets and vouchers are also available online at available.

Other locations

Museum beim Markt 0 Euro 0 Euro
Museum in der Majolika 0 Euro  
Deutsches Musikautomaten-Museum 8 Euro 4 Euro
Keramikmuseum Staufen 2,50 Euro 1,50 Euro
Schloss Neuenbürg 4,50 Euro 3 Euro
Klostermuseum Salem 9 Euro 4,50 Euro
Klostermuseum Hirsau 2,50 Euro 1,50 Euro