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

Summer Season:
03.03.2018 - 31.05.2018 Tuesday to Sunday:
10.00 am - 6.00 pm
01.06.2018 - 31.08.2018 Montag bis Sonntag:
10.00 am - 6.00 pm
01.09.2018 - 04.11.2018 Dienstag bis Sonntag:
10.00 am - 6:00 pm
Winter Season:
06.01.2018 - 02.03.2018 Saturday + Sunday:
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Differing Opening Times and Closures
On the following day the Castle Tour will be abbreviated* at 2 pm:

Marienburg Castle closes at 2 pm at the following days (due to our Open-Air-Highlights):
06.07./ 07.07./ 24.08./ 25.08./ 29.08./ 30.08./ 31.08./ 01.09./ 02.09.2018
Marienburg Castle opens at 12 am at the following days (due to our Open-Air-Highlights):

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

  • Castle Restaurant (Opening hours here)

Make a reservation  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

  • 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.

  • 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

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

Tour "Royal History and Stories" (starting from 14th April)

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

Combined Ticket (starting from 14th April) Castle Tour + Tour "Royal History and Stories"

  Guided Tours Groups*
Adults 13 € 11 €
Children (6-17 years) 11 € 9 €
Children under 5 years frei 4,50 €

*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 - 5.00 pm.

School holdiay tours for children

  Guided Tours Groups
Children 8 € -
Adults 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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