Best Things To Do in Darmstadt, Germany

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PLACES TO SEE

Darmstadt has a good number of museums and gardens. A few top attractions in Darmstadt that you should check out are:

  • Mathildenhoehe und Jugendstilkolonie: The museum stands over a hill in Darmstadt exhibiting magnificent views of the city. The museum is home to all the original Art Nouveaux from the 1900 world exhibition.
  • Landesmuseum: This is the reflection of a traditional natural museum in the city of Darmstadt. The glorious piece of architecture houses a wide collection of unique things from a broad sweep of European countries on display.
  • Park Rosenhoehe: A beautiful garden with pleasant walking area and blooming flowers. It is originally the burial area of the Dukes of Hessen Darmstadt.
  • Waldspirale: This is a gorgeous building with mind blowing architecture. The building has pedestrian access so you can admire its beauty from any angle.

WHERE TO BE

  • The sparkling nightlife of Darmstadt creates an enthusiastic atmosphere. If not a club, you could also enjoy your night at a bar with some freshly brewed beer and good food.
  • Talking about adventure, you could try Kletterwald, which is a forest area where you can climb, swing or jump across tress using safety measures.

Below we have a list of things to do in Darmstadt and the places where you want to spend the best moments of your trip. At the same time, the city offers you the best neighborhoods to explore and new foods to try.

This list should help you in deciding and prioritizing what you should plan on your Darmstadt getaway. Find a mix of must-see tourist spots, underrated local hangouts, and maybe even a few new experiences you can try out.

Make the most of your trip to Darmstadt with confidence.

Tourist Attractions in Darmstadt

Here is the list of things to do in Darmstadt and tourist attractions in city.

  1. Park Rosenhoehe

    Outdoors, Garden, Park, Palace

    Park Rosenhoehe is an enchanted garden with a pleasant walking area and pretty blooming flowers. It is originally the burial area of the Dukes of Hessen Darmstadt. The highlights of the park include; the Canopy, the  Herb Garden, the clapboard house, the studio houses, the gate house, the princely tombs, the Spanish tower, the ancient and new mausoleum, the former palace, the Lion’s ...Read more
  2. Messel Pit Fossil Site

    Outdoors, Observatory, Educational Site, Historical Site

    If fossils and history interest you, the Messel Pit Fossil Site is a recommended visit for you. The site is less of an attraction and more of and educative spot. But of course you get to unleash a lot of biological stuff while learning about evolution of mammals and taking a look at their preserved fossils. Messel Pit is the world's richest and most productive fossil site when it comes to under...Read more
  3. Landesmuseum

    4.6 (2782 Votes)
    Landesmuseum

    Art And Culture, Food And Drinks, Cafe, Architecture

    Landesmuseum is the reflection of a traditional natural museum in the city of Darmstadt. The glorious piece of architecture houses a wide collection of unique things from a broad sweep of European countries on display. In the museum you can glance at Dutch paintings of the 17th century, stained glass, engravings of natural history, German altars, mammal fossils, significant art and more. The mu...Read more
  4. Schlossmuseum Darmstadt

    4.2 (560 Votes)
    Schlossmuseum Darmstadt

    Museum, Observatory, Arts And Crafts, Specialty Museum

    Schlossmuseum Darmstadt is a beautiful castle museum that was established at the initiative of the Grand Duke Ernst Ludwig of Hesse. The palace is home to a unique collection of art work, furniture, clocks, tableware and ceramics and jewelery. A guided tour is mandatory.
  5. Havana Bar

    4.3 (1076 Votes)
    Havana Bar

    Bar, Food And Drinks

    Havana is a lively bar that serves delicious food and well brewed beer and lovely cocktails. The bar’s ambience is simply catchy and delightful and the atmosphere in there is great. If you’re looking for fun time to enhance your evening, do pay visit to Havana bar.
  6. Darmstadter Ratskeller Hausbrauerei

    Bar, Food And Drinks, Restaurant

    If you're in Darmstadt, you're obviously in Germany and you cannot leave without sipping on the most popular German beverage, beer! Darmstadter Ratskeller Hausbrauerei is a restaurant and bar that servers mouthwatering delicacies and heavenly good freshly brewed beer. After a lot sightseeing and entertainment in Darmstadt, give your day the perfect end by dining at this fun and lively bar.
  7. Porcelain Museum

    Museum, Observatory, Specialty Museum

    Porcelain Museum is more of a princess home located in the historic city center, right behind the Hessen Landesmuseum, past the Rose Garden. The museum houses a vast collection of sundials antique porcelain belonging to different eras and other ancient interesting things. The museum stands beautifully with high ceilings, the sophisticated wooden floor and the well maintained princess home. Kids...Read more
  8. K60 Billard Lounge

    4.4 (145 Votes)
    K60 Billard Lounge

    Bar, Food And Drinks

    K60 Billard Lounge is a spacious bar located on the 5th floor in a building in Darmstadt. The bar is well lit with a comfortable atmosphere and a charming ambience. The bar features pool tables, air hockey table, dartboards and more. You can leisurely sip on your drink while enjoying a game or two through the evening.
  9. Kletterwald Darmstadt

    4.6 (1173 Votes)
    Kletterwald Darmstadt

    Outdoors, Forest, Adventure, Nature

    If you love adventure, here is where you should be. Kletterwald is a forest area where you can climb, swing or jump across tress using safety measures. After a brief 10 minute training, you are provided with safety equipments to take on your challenging task. Whether you're looking for a three hour workout through some crazy adventure or a medium to overcome your fear of heights, the Kletterwal...Read more
  10. Waldspirale

    4.5 (1528 Votes)
    Waldspirale

    Outdoors, Historical Site, Architecture

    If your style matches with Hundertwasser- the Austrian artist and architect, you are bound to love Waldspirale. Waldspirale is a gorgeous building with mind blowing architecture. The building has pedestrian access so you can admire its beauty from any angle. This delight would not eat up much of your time; however it will sure acquire some space in your heart. When in Darmstadt, do visit this a...Read more
  11. Chaos

    5
  12. Vivarium

    4.3 (2 Votes)
  13. Jugendstilbad

    4.3 (7 Votes)
  14. Steinstraße 7