We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Gasometer Pforzheim

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Review Highlights

Rom 312 - exhibition was certainly worth the visit, never seen anything quite like it! Great... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2018
via mobile
A bird's eye over 312 AC ancient Rome

This is a converted gasometer. They painted the inner walls with a 360° view of Rome during emperor... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2018
Marseille, France
Read all 191 reviews
All photos (98)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
Closed Now
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
See all hours
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Hohwiesenweg 6, 75175 Pforzheim, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
+49 7231 7760997
Reviews (191)
Filter reviews
19 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews ancient rome degree panorama different perspective level light installation toga artwork scene dawn elevator stairs sights mistakes background german details
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 19 reviews
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Rom 312 - exhibition was certainly worth the visit, never seen anything quite like it! Great experience and entertaining "museum" for both the adults and the teenagers!

Thank EssiL62
Reviewed 29 May 2018

This is a converted gasometer. They painted the inner walls with a 360° view of Rome during emperor Constatin (312 AC), with zillions of people. The sound and light shows covers 24h in a few minutes (you see the sunrise and sunset light). I spent...More

Thank icbernard
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

This is the site of an old gas storage building made into a Panarama of Ancient Rome. Lots of climbing of stairs to take in the detail of the artwork, with phenomenal details. It cycles through the day and night and exhibits tremendous perspective. The...More

Thank Defseek
Reviewed 21 September 2017

The gasometer was really fun; we went to see the Rome exhibit, which was awesome (look for the three "mistakes" purposely made by the artist). We spent the equivalent of 1 week there - really enjoyed seeing it at all the levels, amazing how different...More

Thank Kerstin D
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Had no idea what to expect when my German cousins said we were going to the Gasometer. When they described it as 360-degree panorama, it conjured up memories of a long ago visit to the Cyclorama at Gettysburg, but this was a panorama on steroids!...More

Thank MarkBCIN
Reviewed 9 May 2017

This is an art installation by Yadegar Asisi, a 360 degree panorama of Ancient Rome in 312 AD, built inside an old gasometer. It is a huge mural that absolutely captures your imagination, particularly with a wonderful soundtrack that is synchronised with the lights that...More

2  Thank RetiredBritz
Reviewed 25 April 2017

To an ageing Brit the notion of a retired 1912 gasometer re-branded as an art form is mad. Rising in the lift to the viewing platforms, my guide made me turn away as the lift doors open so that I could take in the installation....More

Thank Leckhampton_2012
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Do not miss this one, even if you have to drive a few extra km´s. One tip, go straight to the top and look down on the scene. Go around a few times and you might find a bottle of beer which was placed there...More

Thank hermann b
Reviewed 5 January 2017

When in Pforzheim, especially during the winter months, your list of possible activities that won't bore you to death are extremely limited. The panorama in the Gasometer is a cool alternative. At first I thought you would just be shuffled into the panorama and that...More

1  Thank ericilg
Reviewed 9 December 2016

When I first heard of this type of artist display I was very sceptical, but thought I will try it once. This display was innovative, refreshing and absolutely eye opening, it made you feel like you were in the middle Ancient Rome. What a great...More

Thank Collingwood2011
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 15 nearby hotels
Hotel-Restaurant-Cafe Hasenmayer
12 reviews
1.17 km away
18 reviews
1.38 km away
Hotel Europa
19 reviews
1.38 km away
Novum Hotel Ruf Pforzheim
9 reviews
1.40 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 199 nearby restaurants
Restaurant Zirbelstube
12 reviews
1.18 km away
High Five
26 reviews
1.29 km away
La Villa Ristorante
16 reviews
.49 km away
L'Osteria Vereinsheim Gartenfreunde
22 reviews
1.00 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 40 nearby attractions
St. Michael Schlosskirche
10 reviews
1.28 km away
17 reviews
1.10 km away
Archaeologischer Schauplatz Kappelhof
7 reviews
.82 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Gasometer Pforzheim staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines