State Art Gallery

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  • Address: Hans-Thoma-Straße 2-6, 76133 Karlsruhe, Germany, 76133
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +49-7219263355
  • Ticket Price: 6 EUR
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Art Museum, Art Gallery, Family And Kids, Architecture , Arts And Crafts, Landmarks, Social, Arts, Museums

State Art Gallery - Review

Opened in 1846, the state art gallery has maintained most of its original works of the collection since it’s year of inception. Opened with a motive to serve as an agent between the past, present and future, it not only preserves the legends of several centuries but also aims at modern historic collection and it’s perpetuation and expansion. The state gallery is spread over three historical buildings besides the Botanical garden. The main building and the palace Orangerie exhibit diverse art paintings from different periods through the impressionist/Expressionist period to the modern art abstract. The State gallery besides being home to one of the greatest German art collection, boasts of impressive architecture as well and has a dedicated section for art collections for adolescents and children. Highlights and must sees include:

  • The Copperplate cabinet
  • Kunsthalle
  • Orangerie
  • Youth Gallery

The Copperplate Cabinet is one of the oldest graphical art collections in Europe, and contains more than 90,000 prints. The State art gallery has one of the largest public museum libraries of southern Germany which has an impressive collection of over 1,50,000 volumes.

State Art Gallery Information

  • For People with mobility-impaired disabilities, getting in touch with the State Gallery management is recommended prior a visit as they are ready to do special preparations in such cases.

State Art Gallery Ticket Prices

  • EUR 4: Pupils
  • EUR 10: Families
  • Free: Students; Museum pass holder
  • Admission free for Junge Kunsthalle

How To reach State Art Gallery by Public Transport

  • From Hauptbahnhof :  Using the tram (Stra­ßen­bahn)
  • Line S1, S11, 2, 3, 4, 6.

Restaurants Near State Art Gallery

  • Oberlaender Weinstube
  • II Giardino
  • Dang Wok’s

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TripHobo Highlights for State Art Gallery

  • State Art Gallery Address: Hans-Thoma-Straße 2-6, 76133 Karlsruhe, Germany, 76133
  • State Art Gallery Contact Number: +49-7219263355
  • State Art Gallery Timing: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • State Art Gallery Price: 6 EUR
  • Best time to visit State Art Gallery(preferred time): 10:00 am - 01:00 pm
  • Time required to visit State Art Gallery: 02:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting State Art Gallery

  • 51.72% of people who visit Karlsruhe include State Art Gallery in their plan

  • 59.34% of people start their State Art Gallery visit around 1 PM - 2 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see State Art Gallery

Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday

57.3% of people prefer walking in order to reach State Art Gallery

People normally club together Badisches Landesmuseum and Ettlinger Tor while planning their visit to State Art Gallery.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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State Art Gallery, Karlsruhe Reviews

  • Nice building and gardens. Even is said in the comments English is offered in guided tours, this is NOT true. Only German is offered. Some painting descriptions are also in French, even Spanish paintings, whats the point of French and not Spanish in this case or even English for all? We still had to pay 4 eur when the AC did not work and part of the exhibition was also not open. These details makes a museum a name and position. Colors exhibition is just a kids playground, nothing is set to be shown.

  • Great collection and a beautiful building, but NO AIR CONDITIONING!!! With 35°C outside it is a suicide to visit the gallery in summer. Such a shame in the 21st century. I also wonder if it also bad for the paintings inside...

  • Beautiful grounds and artwork collections. Being American, I did not know or had not studied many of the artists here...German, Dutch, Spanish. Very lovely experience.

  • I went there for a exhibit about the French impressionist Cézanne. A very good exhibition with outstanding paintings and a good educational framework. The collection of the museum is also good. As often in these smaller museums one can wonder around in the standing collection without being disturbed by too many other visitors and find some great art. In the case a top painting a self portrait of Rembrandt which I kept company for 20 minutes alone. A great joy.

  • I went to see the Cezanne exposition and it was great. Also they have the audio for this exposition in 3 languages which I found really good. The place for kids is also interesting. The coffee place could be a little biggee with more tables and couches.

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