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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 restoration works the State Gallery (Branch of the Bavarian State Galleries) is closed until the beginning of 2016.

Admission charges 2015 

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 and young people under 18, children at secondary schools and further education colleges are admitted free of charge, on production of their pupil identity card (or other document proving attendance at the relevant school). Students at language schools and adult education centres 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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