How to find

Institute Mathildenhöhe
Exhibition Hall and Artists’ Colony Museum


Institut Mathildenhöhe Darmstadt
Olbrichweg 15
64287 Darmstadt

Free shuttle bus Mathildenhöhe

From 1. August, the World Heritage shuttle bus runs - free of charge - daily between the city centre and Mathildenhöhe.
Between 11:16 am and 4:46 pm, it leaves the darmstadtium stop every 30 minutes. On the way he stops at the Art Nouveau baths and at the Ostbahnhof.

It drives back every 30 minutes between 11:32 am and 5:02 pm from the Olbrichweg stop (Museum Artists' Colony).

By Public Transportation

From Darmstadt Hauptbahnhof (Darmstadt Central Train Station) take the F bus (direction “Oberwaldhaus”) to bus stop "Mathildenhöhe" – At the Central Train Station, the F bus stop is located west of the train station, via the western exit.
From Darmstadt Ost (Darmstadt East Train Station) the Mathildenhöhe can be reached by a short walk (5 min.).

By Car

There are no parking spaces on the Mathildenhöhe. Parking spaces within walking distance:
- Jugendstilbad, Mercksplatz 1: parking spaces for cars and 2 coaches. Approx. 800 m to Mathildenhöhe.
- Justus-Liebig-Garage, Holzstraße 6. Approx. 1 km to Mathildenhöhe.
- Parking garage darmstadtium, Alexanderstraße (opposite house no. 2). Approx. 800 m to Mathildenhöhe.
- Parking garage Schlossgarage/Karolinenplatz, Friedensplatz 4. Approx. 1 km to Mathildenhöhe.

> At darmstadtium/Residential Palace and at the Jugendstilbad, you can change to the free World Heritage shuttle bus.

Disabled parking spaces: Two parking spaces are available at Olbrichweg 10, in front of the Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences.

For buses

Buses can only stop for drop off and pickinig up of passengers. Parking is available at Rosenhöhe in Wolfskehlstraße (address: Bernhard-Sälzer-Platz). From there approx. 500 m on foot to the Mathildenhöhe. Or change to the free World Heritage shuttle bus at the Ostbahnhof (approx. 100 m from the bus parking spaces).

Further parking possibilities for buses are at the Jugendstilbad (Mercksplatz, public WC), at the Messplatz and at the Böllenfalltor stadium.

From Frankfurt International Airport (30 min.)

By car, take highway A5 heading south (direction “Heidelberg/Basel”), use exit “Darmstädter Kreuz” and follow the signs to „Stadtmitte“ (city center), then follow the „Mathildenhöhe“ signs.
You can also take the shuttle bus (“Bus AIR”) that takes you to and from Darmstadt Hauptbahnhof (Darmstadt Central Train Station) in about 30 minutes: