For a visit to our sights, the 3G rule applies if the 7-day incidence determined by the competent district administration authority is above 35, i.e. all visitors must either be
vaccinated against Covid-19
(with a vaccine authorised in the EU),
recovered from Covid-19 or
Proof of a negative PCR test (maximum 48 hours old) or rapid antigen tests / self-tests under supervision (maximum 24 hours old) must be BROUGHT ALONG.
No tests will be offered or proof issued on site!
Children up to their sixth birthday, pupils who are subject to regular testing as part of their school attendance and children not yet enrolled in school are exempt from compulsory testing.
You will need to bring appropriate proof (written or electronic).
Group visits and guided tours are unfortunately not possible at the moment in the Imperial Castle.
Audio guides and media stations are currently not available in the museum.
The Deep Well and the Sinwell Tower must unfortunately remain closed until further notice.
April to 3 October: daily 9 am-6 pm
4 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
April to October: from 8 am at the earliest until nightfall (8 pm at the latest)
Maria Sibylla Merian Garden
Every Sunday and Monday as follows:
April-September: 2 pm-6 pm / October: 2 pm-4 pm
In the Palas and the Imperial Castle Museum there are no guided tours; visitors can go around on their own.
The audio guide is currently not available.