Things to know about your visit

Current information

Due to renovation work, the Elector's Apartment can unfortunately not be visited until further notice.

Information for people with a handicap

Here you will find some information to prepare your visit to the New Residence if your mobility is restricted or if you are visually or hearing impaired.

Short film about the New Residence in Bamberg


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Through spectacular aerial shots and impressive interior views, we give you exclusive insights behind the walls of the New Residence and a great view of otherwise hidden details. The magnificent Rose Garden also comes into its own here in a special way:

to the film "Neue Residenz Bamberg" on YouTube



Picture: Painting "Queen Amalie of Greece" (section)

Registration for groups

For organizational reasons we would ask groups of 20 or more persons and school classes to register well in advance.

Photographs and videos

Photography and video recording is unfortunately not permitted in the New Residence. Photos and videos may be taken for personal use only on the square in front of the New Residence and in the Rose Garden.

Special permission is required – and there may also be a charge – for all photography and films taken for further use, as well as for the flying of drones /multicopters.



Free Wi-Fi is available at "Domplatz", inside the New Residence, in the courtyard and in the Rose Garden.


Bulky objects

No large bags, rucksacks or other bulky objects may be taken into the Residence. These may be left at the free lockers (deposit 2 euros).



No dogs or other animals may be taken into the New Residence. We cannot offer supervision for animals brought along. Please keep dogs on an lead in the Rose Garden.



No food and drink may be taken into the museum rooms. Please mute your mobile phone during the guided tour. Bicycles and electric scooters are not allowed in the Rose Garden; please leave them in the Residence courtyard.


Picture: White Hall of the Prince-Bishop’s Apartment

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