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Current information

COVID-19: There is currently no obligation to wear a mask. However, we recommend wearing an FFP2 mask or at least a medical face mask.


Reservations are only made for groups of 15 or more. Individual travellers can get tickets at the ticket offices at the jetty on the island.


In the Augustinian Monastery only the Library Hall and the Julius Exter Gallery are open to the public until further notice due to conversion work. The entrance fee for the Augustinian Monastery has been lowered to 2.50 euros (reduced rate 2 euros).


Due to construction work in the New Palace, the Dining Room and the Porcelain Cabinet can only be visited to a limited extent.


Opening hours

Herrenchiemsee New Palace and the Augustinian Monastery are open daily.

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

 

Picture: Great Hall of Mirrors in the New Palace

New Palace (guided tours only)
April-24 October: 9 am-6 pm (last tour: c. 5 pm)
25 October-31 March: 10 am-4.45 pm (last tour: c. 4 pm)

King Ludwig II Museum in the New Palace
April-24 Oct: 9 am-6 pm (last admission at 5 pm)
25 Oct-31 March: 10 am-4.45 pm (last admission at 3.45 pm)

Waterworks in front of the New Palace:
Beginning of May to 3rd October

Museum in the Augustinian Monastery
(currently only Library Hall open to the public) and
Julius Exter Art Gallery
(north wing of the Augustinian Monastery)
April-24 Oct: 9 am-6 pm (last admission at 5 pm)
25 Oct-31 March: 10 am-4.45 pm (last admission at 3.45 pm)

The Cathedral Chapter Church can be visited only with a guided tour (in German):
Guided tours from April to end-October: Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays at 11 am and 2 pm

 

Guided tours of the New Palace

The state rooms of the New Palace can only be visited as part of a guided tour (guided tours take place continuously; duration approx. 40 minutes; currently clearly reduced group size).

 

Picture: Waterworks in front of Herrenchiemsee New Palace


 
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