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Please note

Due to construction work, the Sinwell Tower is closed to the public until further notice. Further, to protect visitors from COVID-19, the Deep Well must remain closed until further notice. We ask for your understanding for the restrictions.


Opening hours


Picture: Figure of St Kunigunde, Imperial Chapel

April to 4 October: daily 9 am-6 pm
5 October to March: daily 10 am-4 pm
last entry: 30 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
April to October: from 8 am at the earliest until nightfall (8 pm at the latest)
closed November-March

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

Guided tours

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

Palas / audio guide

The audio guide is currently not available.

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