Visitor Information




  • 3G Proof:
    Presentation of proof of vaccination, recovery or test: vaccination documentation (vaccination card or vaccination certificate) of a complete vaccination (at least 14 days ago), a certificate of infection confirmed by PCR test (not older than 6 months), a negative Corona test (not older than 24 hours) from an official testing centre (test centre, pharmacy or similar) or a negative PCR test (not older than 48 hours) must be presented. Children up to and including the age of five, children aged six and seven who have not yet started school, and schoolchildren who can show their school ID card as proof are exempt.
  • It is compulsory to wear a medical mask.
  • A minimum distance of 1.5 metres from other persons is requested.
  • Collection of contact details:
    There is an obligation to collect and data process the contact details of guests for possible infection chain tracing in accordance with Section 6 of the Corona Ordinance. This can be done on site, via the Luca app or via the contact form below.


  • It is requested that a minimum distance of 1.5 metres to other persons be maintained.If this minimum distance cannot be maintained, there is an obligation to wear a medical mask.

Opening Times


All year long

Sat., Sun., Holiday
10:00 am - 05:45 pm
Last admission 5.30 pm
24. December
31. December


April to October

Mon. - Sun., Holiday
10:00 am - 06:00 pm

The documentation in the archway building is accessible from the „Badische Weinstube". During the winter break of the restaurant, the documentation unfortunately has to remain closed.


Daily from 6.00 a.m. until nightfall (summer approx. 10.00 pm, winter approx. 5.00 pm)

Please note:
Also when visiting our monuments, the usual requirements of the country's current Corona Ordinances apply. There is a strict obligation to wear mouth-nose coverings for guests over 6 years old. Please bring a suitable mask (medical masks or FFP2 masks). In addition, the distance of 1.5 meters from employees and other guests must be maintained.

According to the Corona Ordinance of the State Government of Baden-Württemberg, we are obliged to request your contact details such as surname and first name, address and telephone number as well as date of visit, time (from - to), start time of the guided tour. The purpose of the survey is to ensure the fastest possible traceability of the chains of infection with the virus.   

Save possible waiting time at the cash desk and print out your contact form in advance and bring it filled out to your visit. Of course, it is also possible to fill it out on site.

Download contact form (PDF - lack barrier-free access*) Data protection information on the collection of personal data

* Unfortunately, most PDF files lack barrier-free access. If you require PDF content, please contact us via our hotline at +49(0)72 51.74 27.70, where we will be happy to provide the content of the PDF files. 

guided Tours

Group tours by appointment.

Special tours according to programme and by appointment.



Adults 3,00 €
Reduced 1,50 €
Family 7,50 €
Annual pass for the Conservatories
Adults 15,00 €
Reduced 7,50 €


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Disability Access

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how to find us


Karlsruhe Botanical Gardens
Hans-Thoma-Straße 6
76131 Karlsruhe, Germany

Getting there

By public transport: from Karlsruhe central station by tram (towards Innenstadt) until the stop Marktplatz, and then by foot to the State Art Gallery. The entry to the greenhouses is located behind the State Art Gallery, in the Botanical Gardens.

Contact us

Contact form

By sending your data, you declare your consent that we may process it to the extent specified in our data privacy notice for the purpose of processing your request and contact you via the same communication channel. In addition, we process the data on the basis of legitimate interest. We will delete the data when your request is finally and discernibly settled, your consent is revoked, or you effectively object to the further processing of your data by us. You can find further information in our data privacy notice.

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