Information for visitors

Opening hours, admission charges and guided tours

Picture: Fresco in the Imperial Hall


Opening hours

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

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

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


Please note

At the moment the visit of the Vestibule is affected by ongoing restoration work, but the guided tours on the Würzburg Residence take place as usual.
Also due to restoration work the State Gallery (Branch of the Bavarian State Galleries) stays closed until the end of 2016. We apologize for any inconveniences.

Admission charges 2016 

7.50 euros regular / 6.50 euros reduced

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


Picture: Putto in the Court Chapel
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, 1.30 pm and 3 pm,
from April to October also at 4.30 pm.

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

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