How to find

Institut Mathildenhöhe
Exhibition Hall and Artists’ Colony Museum


Institut Mathildenhöhe Darmstadt
Olbrichweg 15
64287 Darmstadt

bus "M" to Mathildenhöhe Darmstadt

World Heritage bus "Line M" between the city centre and Mathildenhöhe.

Daily between 10:45 am and 5:15 pm every 30 minutes, starting at the bus stop darmstadtium/Kongresszentrum. On the way to Mathildenhöhe it stops at the stop Pützerstraße and at the Ostbahnhof. Return trips from Mathildenhöhe to the city centre every 30 minutes between 11:02 am and 5:32 pm from the Mathildenhöhe stop (Olbrichcweg, at the Museum Artists' Colony), on its way back to the city centre stopping at the Ostbahnhof and at the Jugendstilbad (Art Nouveau Swimming Bath).

The bus line "M" can be used with regular RMV tickets. A single ticket costs 2.50 euros, reduced 1.55 euros. All standard RMV tickets can be purchased on the buses.

By Public Transportation

From Darmstadt Hauptbahnhof (Darmstadt Central Train Station) take the F or FU 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.).

Our advice:

The Darmstadt Card. It includes the use of all public transport in the city (tariff zone 40) and, among other things, discounts at the Museum Künstlerkolonie (Museum Artists' Colony) and the Hochzeitsturm (Wedding Tower).

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: