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Information for visitors

Please note

Due to construction work, the Sinwell Tower and the Maria Sibylla Merian Garden are 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 restriction.


Opening hours


Picture: Figure of St Kunigunde, Imperial Chapel

April to September: daily 9 am-6 pm
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

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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