The exhibition hall of the Kunstforum der TU Darmstadt on the second floor of the Old Main of the Technical University of Darmstadt opens Wednesday to Sunday between 1:00 P.M. and 6.00 P.M.


Monday: closed
Tuesday: closed
Wednesday: 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Thursday: 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Friday: 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Saturday: 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Sunday: 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Hours Heinerfest

On July 6 and 7, 2024, the Kunstforum of TU Darmstadt will be closed due to the Heinerfest.

Free admission

The admission to the Kunstforum der TU Darmstadt is basically free. The exhibition houses of our partners can charge admission fees.

Directions Old Main

The Kunstorum der TU Darmstadt is located on the 2nd floor of the old main building (Altes Hauptgebäude) of the TU Darmstadt (S1|03, Room 200) at Hochschulstraße 1.


Kunstforum der TU Darmstadt
Hochschulstraße 1 (Old Main)
S1|03, 2nd Floor, Room 200
64289 Darmstadt

From Darmstadt Hauptbahnhof (main railway station) take tram lines 3 or 5, from railway station Darmstadt-Nord take tram lines 6, 7, or 8. Get off at Willy-Brandt-Platz. Walk along Bismarckstraße and Herrngarten in the east to Hochschulstraße 1.

From railway station Darmstadt-Ost take lines RH, M01, NH, 671, 672, 673, 674, 677, X71, X78, X74, 693, from railway station Darmstadt-South with line H. Get off at Schloß. Then follow the description “Foot and bike” (see below) to Hochschulstraße 1.

Furthermore, the Kunstforum der TU Darmstadt can also be reached by lines F, H and KU via stop Alexanderstraße / TU. From this point, follow the street Magdalenenstraße in the north to Kantplatz, turn left and follow the street Hochschulstraße to the portal of the Old Main (Altes Hauptgebäude).

From castle along the street Schlossgraben, past the Darmstadtium, karo 5, and Welcome Hotel on the Hochschulstraße and follow the course to the main entrance of the Old Main (Altes Hauptgebäude, Hochschulstraße 1).

From Wiesbaden, Mainz, Mannheim, or Ludwigshafen from the A67, coming from Frankfurt or Heidelberg from the A5, take the Darmstädter Kreuz towards Darmstadt Zentrum (A672). Continue on the B26 (Citytunnel cross, then towards TU city center / Darmstadtium). Coming from Aschaffenburg follow the B26 to Darmstadt in the amount of TU city center / Darmstadtium.

In the immediate vicinity are the multi-storey car parks Schlossgaragen, Darmstadtium and the car park of the math faculty of the TU Darmstadt as well as additional parking lots.


The following information facilitates the stay in the Kunstforum der TU Darmstadt during the visit.

The Kunstforum der TU Darmstadt is accessible via the elevator in the eastern inner courtyard of the Old Main (at the rear of the building, right-hand passage).

In the exhibition rooms may be photographed for private purposes. For non-private photo and film shootings, feel free to contact us.

The Kunstforum der TU Darmstadt does not have its own wardrobe During larger events clothes racks are set up. Use at your own risk. The Kunstforum der TU Darmstadt assumes no liability.

We are happy to offer individual guided tours for groups by prior arrangement (Contact ).

The Kunstforum der TU Darmstadt offers guided tours, city walks and other interesting events as part of the exhibition programs at regular intervals. To the complete event program .

Ladies and men's toilets are located on the same floor level as well as on the other floors. Furthermore, barrier-free toilets are available both on the second floor and on the ground floor.

Visitors to the Kunstforum der TU Darmstadt can access the WLAN networks of the Technical University of Darmstadt (eduroam) as well as the public network of the Darmstadt Science City, the ENTEGA and the HEAG mobilo transport company (Darmstadt WiFi).