The annual budget mainly consists of public contributions for the ZKM, plus additional
public contribution for the Museum of Contemporary Art that has its own budget.
Annual turnover ZKM: DEM 24 mio./EUR 12 mio. (excluding the budget for the
Museum of Contemporary Art)
Complementary financing from the City of Karlsruhe and the State Baden-Wuerttemberg:
DEM 8 mio./EUR 4 mio. each.
Additional DEM 3 mio./EUR 1.5 mio. by the City of Karlsruhe for projects
Own contribution - entry fees, renting out building and third party funds (for example, co-
operation for the EXPO 2000 with large commercial companies, such as Soda): 5 Mio
DEM/EUR 2.5 mio.
DEM 3 mio./EUR 1.5 mio. for renting the building (flows back to the City of Karlsruhe)
Annual personnel costs: DEM 7 Mio./EUR 3.5 mio.
Leaves DEM 6 mio./EUR 3 mio. which is spread among the research institutes and the
media museum as annual budget
Additional budget Museum of Contemporary Art: DEM 6 mio./EUR 3 mio.
Contribution by the state: DEM 4,4 mio./EUR 2.2 mio.
Contribution from ZKM-budget: DEM 1,3 mio./EUR 750.000
Own contribution (from entry fees, publications, etc.): DEM 300.000/EUR 150.000.
: 1999/2000: 400 600 visitors per week
Total number of ZKM-visitors
Total number of museums visitors in 1999: 125.000
Total number of ZKM-visitors 2000: 208.000
Total number of museums visitors in 2000: 120.000
* Museum visitors: all visitors to the two museums., ** Total number of ZKM visitors: visitors to all ZKM facilities
events, Mediathek (the ZKM multimedia library and archive), the museums.
ON THE RECORD