Discover BASF - Visitor Center

Where does toothpaste get its freshness from? And what actually makes sofas soft? Delve into the world of BASF with us and learn how chemistry enriches daily life. Our Visitor Center has all sorts of wow moments in store for you over 2,000 square meters!

Learn about chemistry from a new angle – you will be truly amazed. Whether you already have some previous knowledge, or have just decided to discover chemistry for yourself, an exciting day awaits you on the five floors over which our exhibition is spread. Let yourself be inspired by our video and information flyer. You can also experience one of our fascinating BASF events first hand.


The Visitor Center is open and we  offer guided site tours again.

During your visit strong distance and hygiene rules are applicable moreover all visitors need to wear mouth-and-nose-protection.

Our daily programs are only available in German until further notice.

A registration is necessary.

Closing dates 2020/2021

From December 19th until January 10th 2021 the Visitor Center is closed.                                                 

The daily program won't be offered in this time!

From January 11th 2021 you can visit us again.

Address and finding us


Visitor Center
Carl-Bosch-Straße 38
67063 Ludwigshafen

Phone: +49 (0) 621 60 71640

You can access detailed directions using the route planner.

Our program

All information regarding site tours, guided tours through the exhibition, open-house Saturdays and our offers for our younger and older guests.

Our exhibition

Experience our exhibition now and be practically one of the first to get an impression of the BASF Visitor Center. Allow yourself to be carried away and inspired.

How it all began

Find out about the history of the BASF Visitor Center – from the first site tours to today’s Visitor Center, from tradition to innovation.