Marienburg Castle near Hanover - The historic destination for tourists in the Calenberger Land around Hanover - Experience the history of Marienburg Castle together with your family, take part in a guided tour around the almost completely preserved historic rooms or visit the exhibtion "The Path to the Crown", and learn more about King George V and his wife, Queen Marie. Sit down in the Castle Restaurant and enjoy yourself with a culinary highlight, or simply a cup of coffee and a delicious piece of cake.

Opening Hours

Historic Castle Rooms and Exhibition "The Path to the Crown"

Summer Season:
01.06.2017 - 31.08.2017 Monday to Sunday: 10.00 - 6.00 pm
01.09.2017 - 05.11.2017 Tuesday to Sunday:
10.00 - 6.00 pm
Winter Season:
06.11.2017 - 23.12.2017 Wednesday to Sunday:
11.00 am - 4.00 pm
(the Restaurant closes at 5 pm)
Differing Opening Times and Closures
On the following day the Castle Tour will be abbreviated* at 2 pm: 29.07. / 12.08. / 19.08.2017
Marienburg Castle closes at 2 pm at the following days (due to our Open-Air-Highlights): 14.07. / 15.07. / 25.08. / 26.08. / 27.08. / 30.08. / 31.08. / 01.09. / 02.09./ 03.09.2017

We want you to enjoy your visit to Marienburg Castle! Here you can find important information for your visit.

  • Guided Tours

The Castle’s interiors can only be viewed on a guided tour. We recommend booking in advance. Contact us by telephone: +49 (0) 5069 348 000 (Mondays to Fridays except holidays 10 am – 5 pm), or via email to, or use our contact form.

We offer tours for groups (twenty or more persons) at individual times, also out of business hours.

  • Castle Restaurant

Make a reservation for a table in our restaurant, or for our brunch on Sundays, or for information on your event or your wedding by telephone: +49 (0) 5069 348 00 40 (Mondays to Fridays except holidays 10 am – 5 pm), or via email to

  • General Information

Please ensure you check deviating opening hours on days of events.

You can find detailed information on accessibility and barriers here.

Please note that prams and buggies, as well as pets and dogs cannot be taken into the historical rooms of the museum. For risk of accidents biking is not permitted in the castle’s park and courtyard. Please do not park your bike in the inner courtyard; we provide bike stands in front of the bridge at the visitor entrance.

*Note on abridged tours: abridged, with regard to our tours, means that single rooms which regularly are part of the guided tour have been excluded from the tour temporarily. We offer discount on abridged tours.



Classic Castle Tour (Prices 2017)

  Guided Tours Groups*
Adults 9 € 7,50 €
Children (6-17 years) 6,50 € 5,50 €
Children under 5 years free 3 €

Exhibition "The Path to the Crown"

  Guided Tours Groups*
Adults 7 € 6 €
Children (6-17 years) 6 € 5 €
Children under 5 free 3 €

Combined Ticket (Classic Castle Tour and Exhibition Tour)

  Guided Tours Groups*
Adults 13 € 11 €
Children (6-17 years) 11 € 9 €
Children under 5 years free 5 €

*Minimum number of participants for group tours: 20 persons / Additional fees for languages other than German: 30 EUR


Ascent to the Tower 4 €
Theatre Tour 19 €
Children Group Tours* from 5,50 €
Halloween-Gruselführung und Winter-Märchenführung für Kinder 12,50 €

Tickets for the respective guided tour may be reserved via telefone. Dial tel.: 05069-348000, monday till friday from 10.00 am - 05.00 pm.

School holdiay tours for children

  Guided Tours Groups
Children 8 € -
Erwachsene 9 € -

In the easter, summer and autumn holidays in the Lower Saxony,

Monday and thursday, 10.15 am and 11.45 am. Duration approximately one hour. For children at the age of 6-10 years, max. 1 adult per child.



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