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General information for visitors

Current information / Coronavirus

According to the current legal situation, an opening of our houses is possible depending on the local seven-day incidence.

The New Residence in Bamberg is open at present (no guided tours). No reservation is required.

The Imperial Hall, the State Gallery and part of the Prince-Bishop's Apartment can be visited.

Please take into account waiting times and restrictions such as altered routes or room closures.

The official hygiene and conduct rules of course apply for visits to all the sights and notices will be posted in each place as a reminder.

Here you will find a list of currently open/closed houses as well as general information and FAQs for visiting our sights during the restrictions due to COVID-19.


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.

 

 

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.

 

Wi-fi

Free wi-fi is available at "Domplatz", in the New Residence, in the Residence 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).

 

Dogs

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.

 

Other

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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