Welcome to Darmstadt

City of Science or Centre of Culture? Darmstadt is both. Like almost no other city, it combines an appreciation of the arts with a passion for science and innovation. Darmstadt still has the charm of a royal capital – at the same time it is a modern city, a laboratory for cultural as well as scientific experiments.

 

The journey started with the forming on the Mathildenhöhe of the Artists' Colony, a group of artists whose exhibitions enjoyed worldwide recognition and who created a document of modern forms of construction and housing - starting point for modern industrial design.    

 

Before the title “City of Science” was bestowed on Darmstadt in 1997, the city was recognised as “City of the Arts”. In fact, both sides go hand-in-hand, recognising that the combination of tradition and innovation is the “Darmstadt Way” to discover new things – here and throughout the world.  

See you in Darmstadt!

A hike over the 7-Hügel-Steig or a bike tour on the 60 km bike route "Around Darmstadt" - there are many ways to discover the city. And this year, too, there are many cultural highlights such as exhibitions, anniversaries and other exciting concepts.

 

Whether for a shopping spree, meeting friends, visiting a museum or one of the many leisure activities - see you in Darmstadt!

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#See you in Darmstadt!

#Wir seh'n uns!

Darmstadt's culture is diverse - museums, galleries, renowned institutes from the fields of art, literature and music, state theaters and an independent theatre scene. In the Corona crisis, culture suffers from great…
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albinmüller³. architect designer teacher

albinmüller³. Architekt Gestalter Lehrer

Exhibitin at the Darmstadt Artists' Colony Museum 3.10.2021 until 30.1.2022 In autumn 2021, the Institute Mathildenhöhe will celebrate the 150th birthday of the architect, designer and spatial artist Albin Müller.…
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Olbrichweg 13a

64287 Darmstadt


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Darmstadt Card

Darmstadt Card

The Darmstadt Card is available as a one-and two-day ticket, it includes the use of all public transport in the city area (fare zone 40) and discounts to numerous cultural facilities. The Darmstadt Card is valid for…
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Luisenplatz 5

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Shopping with the Darmstadt Gutschein

Einkaufen mit dem Darmstadt Gutschein

The vouchers worth 10, 25, 50 or 100 euros can be bought online and in the Darmstadt Shop and can be redeemed in over 40 shops and restaurants in Darmstadt. Further information at www.darmstadtgutschein.de.
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Luisenplatz 5

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Me. Max Liebermann. A European Artist

Ich. Max Liebermann. Ein europäischer Künstler

Exhibition at the Hessisches Landesmuseum Darmstadt 8.10.2021 until 9.1.2022 Hardly any other artist of his time is as omnipresent in German museums and exhibition halls as Max Liebermann. His role as a pioneer of…
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Friedensplatz 1

64283 Darmstadt


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Free shuttle bus Mathildenhöhe

Kostenloser Welterbe-Shuttlebus Mathildenhöhe

The World Heritage shuttle bus runs - free of charge - daily between the city centre and Mathildenhöhe. Between 11:16 am and 4:46 pm, it leaves the darmstadtium stop every 30 minutes. On the way he stops at the Art…
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Olbrichweg 13a

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App "Mathildenhöhe Darmstadt"

Mathildenhöhe Darmstadt - Zeitreise

With the Mathildenhöhe App you go on a journey through time on Mathildenhöhe. Historical views are superimposed with current images and illustrate how the Mathildenhöhe developed during and after the Artists' Colony. …
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Olbrichweg

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Forest Art Trail

Waldkunstpfad

The Verein für Internationale Waldkunst e.V. has been organising the "International Forest Art Trail" in Darmstadt every two years since 2002, each with a different theme. It extends in the Darmstadt forest district for…
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Herrgottsbrunnenweg

64285 Darmstadt


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Contact

Darmstadt Shop Luisencenter
Luisenplatz 5
64283 Darmstadt 
Tel.: +49 6151 - 1345-13
Fax: +49 6151 - 1347-5858
information@noSpamdarmstadt.de

 

Opening hours:

Monday to Saturday: 10 am to 6 pm
April to October, Sunday: 10 am to 4 pm

Current information on COVID-19

Frequently asked questions and answers to the most impotant rules are listed on the webiste of the State of Hessen. For further information or the daily incidence level in Darmstadt please visit the website of the City of Darmstadt.

Looking for a Darmstadt souvenir?

Have a look at our online-shop!

Guided city walks - buy your ticket online!

Join us for a walk over the Mathildenhöhe, visit the European Space Operations Centre of ESA or have a glance behind the scenes at the State Thetre Darmstadt. Find all tours and tickets online at "Visit - Guided tours".

Darmstadt WiFi

With the Darmstadt WiFi users in the city centre have unlimited use of the urban WLAN network. Just select „WiFi Darmstadt“ in your wifi settings and log on at www.service.thecloud.eu.