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Opening hours


Picture: Ticket office

April to September: daily 9 am-6 pm
October to March: daily 10 am-4 pm
last entry: approx. 45 minutes before the stated closing time

Public holidays: The Imperial Castle is only closed on 1 January, Shrove Tuesday, 24 / 25 / 31 December

Castle Gardens
15 April to October: from 8 am at the earliest until nightfall (8 pm at the latest)
November- 14 April: closed

Maria Sibylla Merian Garden
Every Sunday and Monday as follows: April-September: 2 pm-6 pm / October: 2 pm-4 pm
November-March: closed

Guided tours / audio guide

In the Palas and the Imperial Castle Museum there are no guided tours; visitors can go around on their own.

The visit of the Deep Well is only possible with a guided tour (included in the entrance fee).

An audio guide is available for the exhibition at the Palas in the following languages:
German, English, French, Italian, Spanish, Russian and Czech

There are also some devices suitable for use with cochlear implants.

Cost of the audio guide: 2 euros per person

For organisational reasons, we ask groups wishing to use audio guides to make an appointment. Thank you very much!


Picture: Imperial Hall

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