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ZKM | Center for Art and Media - Things to Know Before Visiting

Lorenzstraße 19, 76135 Karlsruhe, Germany

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About ZKM | Center for Art and Media

Organizes special exhibitions and thematic events, conducts research and produces works on the effects of media, digitization, and globalization. The ZKM houses under one roof exhibition spaces, the research platform Hertz Lab, a library and a media library, thus combining research and production, exhibitions and events, archive and collection.

Attractions Near ZKM | Center for Art and Media

Zoological Gardens Karlsruhe
Zoological Gardens Karlsruhe1.45km from ZKM | Center for Art and Media

Opened in 1865, it is one of the oldest zoos in Germany, having about 4.400 animals and 250 species. In 13 November 2010, 26 animals were killed and several animals suffered severe burns due to a fire at the zoo.

Karlsruhe Palace
Karlsruhe Palace2.01km from ZKM | Center for Art and Media

Built in 1715 by Margrave Charles III William of Baden-Durlach, after a dispute with the citizens of his previous capital, Durlach. The city of Karlsruhe was planned with the tower of the palace at the center and 32 streets radiating out from it like spokes on a wheel, or ribs on a folding fan, so that a nickname for Karlsruhe in German is the "fan city"

Baumwipfelpfad Schwarzwald(Treetop Walk Black Forest)
Baumwipfelpfad Schwarzwald(Treetop Walk Black Forest)30.08km from ZKM | Center for Art and Media

With an overall length of 1,250 metres and a top height of 20 metres, the treetop walk meanders through the beech trees, firs and spruces of the mountain forest. There is a 40-metre-high, architecturally unique observation tower here that gives panoramic views of the forest.

Maulbronn Monastery
Maulbronn Monastery31.25km from ZKM | Center for Art and Media

One of the best-preserved monastery complex in Europe, surrounded by turreted walls and a tower gate. The monastery's narthex, called "the Paradise", is the oldest example of Gothic architecture in Germany.

Ouvrage Schoenenbourg
Ouvrage Schoenenbourg34.62km from ZKM | Center for Art and Media

The fortifications of the Maginot Line, built in the 1920s by the French government to deter invasion from Germany. It was the largest of the Maginot line forts and was designed to accommodate a garrison of about 500 men. It is the largest such fortification open to the public in Alsace. Officially recorded as a historical monument. It has faced so many wars and has a lot of history to say.

Technic Museum Speyer
Technic Museum Speyer34.75km from ZKM | Center for Art and Media

The Technik Museum Speyer is a technology museum in Speyer openend in 1991 as a sister museum of the Auto & Technik Museum Sinsheim. The museum has over 2,000 exhibits and an exhibition area of more than 150,000 m² , indoors and outdoors. It pulls more than half a million visitors per year.

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Discover More Attractions in Baden-Württemberg, Where ZKM | Center for Art and Media Is Located

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Germany's third largest state. Most of the major cities of Baden-Württemberg straddle the banks of the Neckar River, which runs downstream (from southwest to the center, then northwest) through the state past Tübingen, Stuttgart, Heilbronn, Heidelberg, and Mannheim.