Visitor Information


  • 3G Proof:
    Presentation of proof of vaccination, recovery or test: Vaccination documentation (vaccination card or vaccination certificate) of a complete vaccination (at least 14 days ago), a certificate of an infection confirmed by PCR test (not older than 6 months), a negative Corona test (not older than 24 hours) from an official testing centre (test centre, pharmacy or similar) or a negative PCR test (not older than 48 hours) must be presented. Children up to the age of five, children up to the age of seven who have not yet started school, elementary school students, students at a special education and counseling center, a school that builds on the elementary school, or a vocational school are excluded.
  • Collection of contact details:
    There is an obligation to collect and data process the contact details of guests for possible infection chain tracing in accordance with Section 6 of the Corona Ordinance. This can be done on site, via the Luca app or via the contact form below.

Opening Times


Viewing the interiors is only possible in a guided tour; for times of tours see below.

all year long

Mon. - Sun., Holiday
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
Last admission 4.30 pm
24. December
09:00 am - 01:00 pm
31. December
09:00 am - 01:00 pm

Palace Garden

Open to the public during daylight hours

German Apothecary Museum

1 April to 31 October

Mon. - Sun., Holiday
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
Last admission at 4.40 pm

1 November to 31 March

Mon. - Sun., Holiday
10:00 am - 04:30 pm
Last admission at 4.10 pm

Please note:
Also when visiting our monuments, the usual requirements of the country's current Corona Ordinances apply. There is a strict obligation to wear mouth-nose coverings for guests over 6 years old. Please bring a suitable mask (medical masks or FFP2 masks). In addition, the distance of 1.5 meters from employees and other guests must be maintained.

According to the Corona Ordinance of the State Government of Baden-Württemberg, we are obliged to request your contact details such as surname and first name, address and telephone number as well as date of visit, time (from - to), start time of the guided tour. The purpose of the survey is to ensure the fastest possible traceability of the chains of infection with the virus.   

Save possible waiting time at the cash desk and print out your contact form in advance and bring it filled out to your visit. Of course, it is also possible to fill it out on site.

Download contact form (PDF - lack barrier-free access*) Data protection information on the collection of personal data

* Unfortunately, most PDF files lack barrier-free access. If you require PDF content, please contact us via our hotline at +49(0)72 51.74 27.70, where we will be happy to provide the content of the PDF files. 

Guided Tours

Guided tours in German

1 april to 31 october

Mon - Sun 11 am, 12 noon, 1 pm, 2 pm, 3 pm, 4 pm

1 november to 31 march

Mon - Fri 11 am, 12 noon, 2 pm, 4 pm
Sat and Sun 11 am, 12 noon, 1 pm, 2 pm, 3 pm, 4 pm
Guided tours in english

1 April to 31 October

Mon - Sun 12.15 pm, 2.15 pm

1 novemBer to 31 mArch

Mon - Fri 11.15 Am, 12.15 pm, 2.15 pm And 4.15 pm
Sat and Sun 11.15 am, 12.15 pm, 1.15 pm, 2.15 pm, 3.15 pm, 4.15 pm

Group tours, also outside opening times, available by arrangement.
Special tours as per schedule and by arrangement.


Palace Ticket

Adults 9,00 €
Reduced 4,50 €

Includes use of the Funicular Railway, Courtyard, Great Tun, German Apothecary Museum

Guided Tours (additional fee)

Adults 6,00 €
Reduced 3,00 €
Family 15,00 €
Audio Guide (in several languages) 5,00 €
Groups of 20 or more per person 5,40 €