For a visit to our sights, the 3G rule applies if the 7-day incidence determined by the competent district administration authority is above 35, i.e. all visitors must either be
vaccinated against Covid-19
(with a vaccine authorised in the EU),
recovered from Covid-19 or
Proof of a negative PCR test (maximum 48 hours old) or rapid antigen tests / self-tests under supervision (maximum 24 hours old) must be BROUGHT ALONG.
No tests will be offered or proof issued on site!
Children up to their sixth birthday, pupils who are subject to regular testing as part of their school attendance and children not yet enrolled in school are exempt from compulsory testing.
You will need to bring appropriate proof (written or electronic).
The New Residence Bamberg can currently be visited without a guided tour. The Imperial Hall, the State Gallery and part of the Prince-Bishop's Apartment can be seen.
For organizational reasons we would ask groups of 20 or more persons and school classes to register well in advance.
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.
Free Wi-Fi is available at "Domplatz", in the New Residence, in the Residence courtyard and in the Rose Garden.
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. Unfortunately, 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.