Information for visitors

Opening hours, admission charges and guided tours

Opening hours

April-October: daily 9 am-6 pm (last entry: 5.30 pm)
November-March: daily 10 am-4.30 pm (last entry: 4 pm)

Public holidays: The Residence is closed only on 1 January, Shrove Tuesday and 24, 25 and 31 December.

The Court Garden is open daily until dusk (8 pm at the latest).

Current information: Path restoration in the Court Garden

The Bavarian Palace Department is currently rehabilitating waterbound paths in the landscape part of the Court Garden; this section is therefore closed to visitors.
In addition, the two entrances to the Court Garden at Ottostrasse and Balthasar-Neumann-Promenade are closed; please use the gates at the Hofkirche and Rennweg.
We ask for your understanding for the restrictions.

Admission charges 2019 

7.50 euros regular · 6.50 euros reduced

The admission to the Court Church and the Court Garden is free.



Picture: Putto in the Court Church
Free and reduced entrance

Children under 18 are admitted free of charge.

Students over 18 from general schools, vocational schools, special schools and schools for sick children in accordance with Article 6 (2) of the Bavarian Education Law (BayEUG) are also admitted free on production of a student identity card.

Students from “second chance” schools (evening schools leading to intermediate or higher secondary school qualifications, colleges) in accordance with Article 6 (2) No. 1e of the Bavarian Education Law and language school students are not admitted free of charge.

Further details about reduced admission charges, free entrance etc you will find in our general information.

With one of our annual season tickets or 14-days-tickets you can visit over forty of the most beautiful sights in Bavaria!

Guided tours

The entrance ticket entitles visitors to join a guided tour held by the Schloss- und Gartenverwaltung Würzburg.

We offer guided tours in English every day at 11 am and 3 pm,
from April to October also at 1.30 pm and 4.30 pm.

Guided tours in German: April-October: every 20 minutes · November-March: every half hour
(last tour 1 hour before closing time)

Information for school classes / groups

For organisational reasons, we ask school classes in general and other travel groups of 15 or more to announce their arrival by e-mail at Registrations of smaller groups are not necessary. Please note that visitors will be guided in the order of their arrival and that waiting times may occur despite registration.


Picture: Fresco in the Imperial Hall

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