Museums in Darmstadt

In Darmstadt, you can discover numerous museums from large to small. In addition to the well-known museums such as the Hessian State Museum Darmstadt, the Museum Artists' Colony Darmstadt or the l Palace Museum. There are also the Museum Jagdschloss Kranichstein, the Grand Ducal Hessian Porcelain Collection or the Kunsthalle Darmstadt as well as other museums and cultural institutions to discover.

Museums in Darmstadt

Altstadtmuseum Hinkelsturm

Altstadtmuseum Hinkelsturm

The Hinkelsturm was originally a fortified tower and part of Darmstadt‘s city walls. Today, the tiny building houses a museum which documents, over three floors, life in Darmstadt‘s former old town (Altstadt). A detailed...
more informationen

Address

Lindenhof 1

64283 Darmstadt


Homepage

Railway Museum Darmstadt-Kranichstein

Bahnwelt Darmstadt-Kranichstein

In the former rail depot, the "Verein Museumbahn" presents over 200 railway vehicles from all stages of rail history. The programme consists of guided tours through the vehicle fleet, a collection of historical signals...
more informationen

Address

Steinstr.7

64291 Darmstadt


Homepage

Bioversum Kranichstein

bioversum Kranichstein

The exhibition in the former armoury of the hunting lodge (Jagdschloss Kranichstein) is a vivid and highly interactive presentation of the diversity of nature. The many events are directed especially at children with an...
more informationen

Address

Kranichsteiner Str.253

64289 Darmstadt


Homepage

Porcelain Collection of the Grand Duchy of Hessen in Prinz-Georgs Palais

Großherzoglich-Hessische Porzellansammlung im Prinz-Georgs-Palais

Since 1908, the museum has housed the porcelain collection of Darmstadt’s counts and grand dukes. The exhibits shed light on the personal tastes of the individual family members and their relationship to Europe’s...
more informationen

Address

Schlossgartenstr.10

64289 Darmstadt


Homepage

House of Industrial Heritage

Haus für Industriekultur

The printing museum gives an insight into the techniques of type casting, typesetting, and print methods. Numerous still-functioning machines document the transition from manual labour to machines in the printing trade...
more informationen

Address

Kirschenallee 88

64293 Darmstadt


Homepage

Hessisches Landesmuseum Darmstadt

Hessisches Landesmuseum Darmstadt

The art and natural history collections of the counts and grand dukes are the foundation of today’s Hessisches Landesmuseum Darmstadt (HLMD, Hessian State Museum). With its mixture of art, culture and natural history...
more informationen

Address

Friedensplatz 1

64283 Darmstadt


Homepage

Institut für Neue Technische Form (INTeF)

Institut für Neue Technische Form (INTeF)

On the occasion of the “Conversation in Darmstadt” Mensch und Technik and the exhibition on the Mathildenhöhe under the patronage of the then Federal President Theodor Heuss, the Institute for New Technical Form (INTEF)...
more informationen

Address

Friedensplatz 11

64283 Darmstadt


Homepage

Jagdschloss Kranichstein

Jagdschloss Kranichstein

Grand dukes and landgraves used this small renaissance castle as their base for hunting expeditions. In 1907, Landgrave Ernst Ludwig set up the hunting museum here. A large collection of weapons, equipment and hunting...
more informationen

Address

Kranichsteiner Str.261

64289 Darmstadt


Homepage

Kunstforum der TU Darmstadt

Kunstforum der TU Darmstadt

The Kustforum (art forum) of the Technical University Darmstadt has set itself the task of encountering contemporary art and dealing with socially relevant topics. It offers space for young art, socially relevant and...
more informationen

Address

Hochschulstr.1

64287 Darmstadt


Homepage

Kunsthalle Darmstadt

Kunsthalle Darmstadt

Only the portico remains today from the old neorenaissance style exhibition hall of the Darmstadt Kunstverein (society of art). It is now the boundary of the courtyard of the building newly erected in 1957. Where...
more informationen

Address

Steubenplatz 1

64293 Darmstadt


Homepage

Mathildenhöhe Darmstadt

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.

Darmstadt App

With the official Darmstadt app you have everything you need for your stay in the "City of Science" always at your fingertips. The app offers a city map with points of interest, shops and restaurants, a calendar of events, suggestions for walking tours (e.g. to the art nouveau ensemble "Mathildenhöhe") as well as audio tours by tram and highlights and news about Darmstadt.

 

The app is available for free app from the App Store and Google Play Store.