History and tradition
The permanent exhibition of the museum, which is situated in the Prinz-Max-Palais, is dedicated to the history of Karlsruhe from the very beginning until today. The exhibition is divided into the following sections: Royal Court and Subject Territory (Fürstenhof und Untertanenstadt), models of the city, industry and workers, fate of the city between two World Wars, construction of the quarters and incorporation of surrounding villages. Realistically furnished rooms such as a pharmacy or a room in the Biedermeier style breathe life into the past. In addition, the projects “Commemorative book for the Jews in Karlsruhe” and “Digital Museum” that are being organised by the city's archive are hosted in the museum.
Charleston and Lockstep
Karlsruhe in the Weimar Republic
In Karlsruhe, too, Charleston and lockstep - the "Roaring Twenties" and politically motivated street rioting - symbolise the years of the Weimar Republic, which are among the most exciting and suspenseful periods in the history of the city. The aftermath of the First World War and economic crises...
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Museum closed for an indefinite period
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