© © GRIMMWELT Kassel, Foto: Nikolaus Frank


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  • Kassel

The GRIMM WORLD Kassel transports the Brothers Grimm and their fairy tales into the modern era.

Artistically, medially and interactively, the award-winning GRIMM WORLD conveys the fascinating life, work and work of the Brothers Grimm. A visit to the GRIMM WORLD Kassel is worthwhile for all kinds of visitors, whether children or senior citizens, families or school groups, experts or lay people. The exhibition appeals to all who are interested in art and language, to fairy tale tellers and Grimm fans, tourists and Kassel lovers.

The Children's and Household Tales are among the most important exhibits, that have been part of the world's document heritage since 2005. In addition to the well-known fairy tales, the exciting story about the creation and further development of the largest dictionary of the German language is shown.

In addition to the exciting permanent exhibition, thematic special exhibitions regularly invite you to visit the GRIMM WORLD.

Grimmwelt Kassel gGmbH

Weinbergstraße 21

34117 Kassel


Phone: +49 561 / 5986190


Website: www.grimmwelt.de/en

General information

WeekdayTime of day
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday
10:00 bis 18:00
10:00 bis 20:00
Opening times may vary!
Opening hours:
Tuesday - Sunday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Friday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
closed on Mondays
Easter Monday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Whit Monday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
24.12. 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
25.12. 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
26.12. 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
31.12. 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
01.01.2022 closed


Price info

Adults: € 10.00

Reduced: € 7.00

Families: € 25.00

Groups of 8 people or more: € 7.00

Groups of 40 people or more: € 6.00


Special exhibition only:

Adults: € 5.00

Reduced: € 3.00

Families: € 12.00

Groups of 8 or more people: € 3.00

Groups of 40 people or more: € 3.00


The Grimmwelt is located in the city center of Kassel.


By car:

Visitors to the GRIMM WORLD get a discount for the use of the underground car park Friedrichsplatz. Follow the signs to "Kassel Zentrum" or "Innenstadtring", then to the underground car park Friedrichsplatz. (destination for navigation device: Tiefgarage Friedrichsplatz). Then follow the signposted route on foot:

City centre route: barrier-free, (approx. 11 min.),

Panorama route: not suitable for the disabled (about 12 min.)


By bike:

Follow the Kassel cycle route network to the city center or town hall, then follow the signs to "Weinberg" (target: GRIMMWELT).


By local public transport:

With RegioTram or tram to Rathaus (town hall) or Rathaus / Fünffensterstraße, then follow the signs on foot (about 7 min.).


By train:

From Kassel Wilhelmshöhe station:

With the tram lines 1, 3 or 4 in the direction of the city center, stop: "Rathaus", there follow the signposted footpath (approx. 7 min.)

From Kassel main station:

With RegioTram 1, 4 or 5, stop: "Rathaus / Fünffensterstraße" , follow the signposted footpath (approx. 7 minutes).


Wirh a coach:

There is a coach stop at the Brüder-Grimm-Platz (destination for a navigation device), then follow the signs to GRIMMWELT on foot (about 4 min.). Coaches are not allowed to park at the GRIMMWELT exhibition centre.

Parking facilities for coaches exist at the Natural History Museum / Ottoneum on the Papinplatz (enter in navigation device), about 15 mins. on foot from the GRIMM WORLD.


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