Directions for visitors
On foot from the trainstation (approx. 20 minutes): Walk along Bahnhofstraße and then Friedrichstraße along the tramway tracks in the direction of the city center. You will walk by the Orangerie and the City Library "Heinrich Heine" on your left but go on straigth ahead and then cross the forecourt in front of the New City Hall at Ekhofplatz. There you turn left into Siebleber Straße, which then becomes the Lucas-Cranach-Straße. After a few hundred meters, you walk directly towards the so-called Landschaftshaus, where the Gotha Research Center is located (Schloßberg 2).
By tram: You can reach the Gotha Research Center from the train station by getting on one of the trams at Bahnhofsplatz (lines 1, 2 and 4). Get off at the stop "Orangerie". Cross Friedrichstraße and continue walking for about 100 meters. Turn left at Ekhofplatz. Follow Siebleber Straße, which then becomes the Lucas-Cranach-Straße. After a few hundred meters you will see the corner building where the Gotha Research Center is located (Schloßberg 2) in front of you.
By car: The Research Center does not have its own parking spaces. You can park free of charge across from the "Hotel am Schlosspark", but capacity is limited. Paid parking is also available on the south side of Schloss Friedenstein. There are further parking possibilities in the vicinity of the Gotha Research Center, but these are limited to two hours. Please use a parking meter.