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Information for visitors

Current information / Coronavirus

All sights on Herreninsel must remain closed until further notice (regional hotspot lockdown).


Opening hours

Herrenchiemsee New Palace is open daily.

Public holidays: all buildings are closed on 1 January, Shrove Tuesday and 24/25/31 December.

The opening hours are dependent on the regular boats to the Herreninsel (www.chiemsee-schifffahrt.de) and can deviate from the following information.

 

Picture: Great Hall of Mirrors in the New Palace

New Palace (guided tours only)
27 March-23 October: 9 am-6 pm (last tour: c. 5 pm)
24 October-26 March: 9.40 am-4.15 pm
(last tour: c. 4 pm; depending on the shipping)

Waterworks: Beginning of May to 3rd October

King Ludwig II Museum in the New Palace
27 March-30 October: 9 am-6 pm
31 October-26 March: 10 am-4.45 pm
last entrance one hour before closing time

Museum in the Augustinian Monastery and Maler am Chiemsee Gallery
27 March-30 October: 9 am-6 pm
31 October-26 March: 10 am-4.45 pm
last entrance one hour before closing time

Julius Exter Art Gallery
(north wing of the Augustinian Monastery)
27 March-30 October: 9 am-6 pm
31 October-7 November: 10 am-4.45 pm
8 November-26 March: closed
last entrance one hour before closing time

 

Guided tours of the New Palace

The state rooms of the New Palace can only be visited as part of a guided tour (approx. 35 minutes; currently clearly reduced group size).

 

Picture: Waterworks in front of Herrenchiemsee New Palace


 
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