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Information for visitors

Opening hours / guided tours

Picture: Southern Marble Fountain in front of the New Palace

 

Opening hours

The sights on the island of Herrenchiemsee are open daily.
Public holidays: all buildings are closed on 1 January, Shrove Tuesday and 24, 25 and 31 December.

The opening hours are dependent on the regular boats to the Herreninsel and can deviate from the following information.

New Palace (guided tours only)
April - end of October: 9 am-6 pm
last guided tour: 5 pm
End of October - March: 9.40 am-4.15 pm
last guided tour: about 3.40 pm (depending on the shipping)

The waterworks run from the beginning of May to 3rd October.

King Ludwig II Museum in the New Palace
April - end of October: 9 am-6 pm
End of October - March: 10 am-4.45 pm
last entrance 30 minutes before closing time

 

Augustinian Monastery:
Museum and Maler am Chiemsee Gallery
April - end of October: 9 am-6 pm
End of October - March: 10 am-4.45 pm
last entrance 30 minutes before closing time

Julius Exter Art Gallery (north wing of the Augustinian Monastery)
April - end of October: 9 am-6 pm
last entrance 30 minutes before closing time
End of October - March: closed


 

Guided tours on the New Palace

– in German: continually in groups up to 55 persons
– in English: all year round, every hour; in summer twice per hour
The tours last about 30 minutes.
Tours in several other languages are – depending on the personnel capacity – normally feasible, when there are at least 15 participants. For groups of at least15 paying guests it is possible to reserve guided tours in their language. For reservation please call +49 (0) 80 51 - 68 87-5 70 or -0.

The Schloss- und Gartenverwaltung Herrenchiemsee will organize exclusive tours for you on request (see reservation).

All year round we offer special tours for children (for children from 6 years; only in German) at 11.05 am, 1.05 pm and 3.05 pm. Please note that children under 12 years must be accompanied by an adult.

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