Welcome to the
Würzburg Residence

Tourist information / General information

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Things to know about your visit

Current information

On this year's UNESCO World Heritage Day, 2 June 2024, the Würzburg Residence will be open to visitors as normal, but there will be no guided tours.


Information for people with a handicap

Here you will find some information to prepare your visit to the Würzburg Residence if your mobility is restricted or if you are visually or hearing impaired.


Registration for groups

For organisational reasons, we ask groups of 15 persons or more to book six working days in advance. Further information can be found under Reservation for groups.


Plan of the Würzburg Court Garden

Here you will find a plan of the Würzburg Court Garden.


Photographs and videos

In the Würzburg Residence, in the Court Church, on the square in front of the Residence and in the Court Garden, photography and video recording are permitted for private purposes only (i.e. no publication of any kind). However, photography and filming are not permitted during the guided tour.


Picture: Court church, detail

Special permission is required – and there may also be a charge – for all photography and films taken for further use, as well as for the flying of drones/ multicopters.

We also provide you with image and film material that you may use free of charge on your own website under certain conditions; click here to download image material or download footage.



Free Wi-Fi is available in the museum shop, the Princes' Hall, the Garden Hall and in parts of the Cour Garden, among other places.


Bulky objects

No large bags (from 35 x 30 x 12 cm), rucksacks or bulky objects may be taken into the Residence. These may be left in the free lockers (deposit 1 euro).


Free buggy hire

For conservational reasons you may not take your child’s pram or buggy into the exhibition rooms of the Residence. Free buggies are available for the duration of your visit.



No dogs or other animals may be taken into the Residence. We cannot offer supervision for animals brought along. Please keep dogs on an lead in the Court Garden.

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