Munich Residenz

Local nameResidenz
LocationMunich, Germany

This marvelous palace served as the residence of the Bavarian kings from 1508 to 1918. Since 1920, it is open to its visitors as a museum. Well worth a visit for any history buff, it showcases beautiful architecture as well as lavishly decorated rooms. Its greatest attraction though is the treasury.

The palace is divided into two main parts. The Residenz Museum shows extensive collections of paintings, porcelain, European bronze art, and many more.

Jewels belonging to the Wittelsbach dynasty are on display in the Treasury. Some of the items from this collection go back to the Middle Ages. Highlight include the Bavarian crown jewels and the royal insignia.

There are tons of things to do and explore in the Munich Residence, you should definitely add it to your list.

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Opening hours

Museum + Treasury (open daily):
Mar 24 - Oct 21: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Oct 22 - Mar 23: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
(Last admission one hour before closing.)

All the buildings are closed on Jan 1, Shrove Tuesday and Dec 24, 25 and 31.

The Residenz does not provide regular guided tours. However, you can borrow the free audio-guide available for the Residenz Museum and for the Treasury.


Museum; Treasury:
Adults: €7
Disabled, Seniors (65+): €6
Youth (0-17): free

Combination ticket "Museum + Treasury"
Adults: €11
Disabled, Seniors (65+): €9
Youth (0-17): free

Court Garden: free admission

More information and contact


Official Website


Phone +49 89 29067-1

Address München 80539, Germany

Coordinates 48°8'28.087" N 11°34'44.491" E

Tours and activities: Munich Residenz

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