Nymphenburg Palace

Local nameSchloss Nymphenburg
LocationMunich, Germany

Designed by Agostino Barelli, the name of this palace literally translates as the Castle of the Nymphs. No actual fairies lived here though. When the Bavarian royalty in the 17th century wanted to take a summer break, they would go to this residence. Today, it is open to the public and home to several historical museums.

You can find one such museum in the royal stables. Definitely check it out if you wish to see the lavishly decorated golden carriage, that used to serve as the mode of transport for the royals.

When visiting, do not forget to take your camera with you. This is one of the few palaces where you will even be permitted to use it. Leave the backpack at home though, as carrying large items is forbidden. You can also deposit it in the lockers which are available on palace grounds free of charge.

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Opening hours

Nymphenburg Palace + Marstallmuseum + Museum of Nymphenburg Porcelain (open daily):
April to Oct 15: 9 am - 6 pm
Oct 16 - Mar: 10 am - 4 pm
(Last admission 20 min before closing.)

Palace Chapel
April to Oct 15: daily 9 am - 6 pm

Park Palaces (Amalienburg, Badenburg, Pagodenburg, Magdalenenklause)
April to Oct 15: daily 9 am - 6 pm
Oct 16 to March: closed


Nymphenburg Palace Park
Opening times of the main gate
January-March, November, December: 6 am - 6 pm
April and Oct: 6 am - 8 pm
May-September: 6 am- 9.30 pm

Closed on Jan 1, Shrove Tuesday, Dec 24, 25 and 31.

No regular guided tours are available in the Palace, however, you can pay for the audio-guides.

Admission

Nymphenburg Palace:
Adults (18+): €6
Disabled, Seniors (65+): €5
Youth (under 18): free

Marstallmuseum and Museum of Nymphenburg Porcelain:
Adults (18+): €4.50
Disabled, Seniors (65+): €3.50
Youth (under 18): free

Combination ticket "Nymphenburg"
Apr 1 - Oct 15:
Adults: €11.50
Disabled, Seniors: €9

Oct 16 - Mar 31:
Adults: €8.50
Disabled, Seniors: €6.50

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nymphenburg_Palace

Official Website http://www.schloss-nymphenburg.de/

Email sgvnymphenburg@bsv.bayern.de

Phone +49 89 17 90 80

Address 1 Schloß Nymphenburg, 80638, München

Coordinates 48°9'29.724" N 11°30'11.868" E

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