Main information:

Information for visitors

Opening hours, admission charges, guided tours and information for visitors with reduced mobility

Picture: Garden façade of the Würzburg Residenz

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 Residenz is closed on 1 January, Shrove Tuesday and 24, 25 and 31 December.

The Court Gardens are open daily until dusk (8 pm at the latest)



Due to an event the Würzburg Residence will be closed at Sunday 26 June 2016 from 11.30am to 2.30pm. The Residence is open for visitors from 9am to 11.30am and from 2.30pm to 6pm (last entry: 5.30pm).

Due to restoration work the State Gallery (Branch of the Bavarian State Galleries) is closed until the end of 2016.

Admission charges 2016 

7.50 euros regular / 6.50 euros reduced

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

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 external link general information.

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

Guided tours

The admission charge includes a guided tour of the main rooms of the Residenz.

Guided tours in English take place daily at 11 am, 1.30 pm and 3 pm, from April to October also at 4.30 pm.

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

You are also welcome to go round the Würzburg Residenz on your own; the Southern Imperial Apartments with the Mirror Cabinet can however only be visited by participating in a guided tour.

Information for the disabled

The Residenz is accessible for wheelchair users; there is a lift.


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