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Picture: Waterworks in front of Herrenchiemsee 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 24/25/31 December.

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

New Palace (guided tours only)
30 March-15 October: 9 am-6 pm (last tour: c. 5 pm)
16 October-end of October: 9 am-6 pm (last tour: 4.50 pm)
End of October-29 March: 9.40 am-4.15 pm (last tour: c. 3.50 pm; depending on the shipping)

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

 

King Ludwig II Museum in the New Palace
30 March-end of October: 9 am-6 pm · End of October-29 March: 10 am-4.45 pm
last entrance 30 minutes before closing time

Museum in the Augustinian Monastery and Maler am Chiemsee Gallery
30 March-end of October: 9 am-6 pm · End of October-29 March: 10 am-4.45 pm
last entrance 30 minutes before closing time

Julius Exter Art Gallery (north wing of the Augustinian Monastery)
30 March-End of October: 9 am-6 pm · End of October-1 November: 10 am-4.45 pm
2 November-29 March: closed
last entrance 30 minutes 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; clearly reduced group size).

 

Current information / Guided tours of the New Palace

Please note that tickets for guided tours of the New Palace are only available at the ticket office in the Visitor Centre on Herrenchiemsee Island.

Due to the reduced number of guided tours on offer, reservations can currently only be made to a limited extent for families and individuals.

Please make reservations by e-mail at info.herrenchiemsee@bsv.bayern.de.

Reserved tickets must be picked up at the ticket office in the Visitor Centre on the island (next to the pier) 1 hour before the start of the tour.


Guided tours in the Augustinian Monastery

There are no regular guided tours in the Augustinian Monastery.

The audio guide is currently not available.


 
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