Ansbach Residence

Picture: Ansbach Residence

Ansbach Residence evolved from a medieval complex. Its Gotische Halle (Gothic Hall), a feature of the original building, today houses the important collection »Ansbach faience Adolf Bayer«. The Residence was rebuilt in its present form by Gabriel di Gabrieli and Karl Friedrich von Zocha in the 18th century. The early Rococo interior was created by Leopold Retti.  

Picture: Banqueting Hall external link

Banqueting Hall

Further highlights are the fresco on the Banqueting Hall ceiling by Carlo Carlone, the Art Gallery with Rococo paintings and works from the former Margrave's Gallery (Branch of the Bavarian State Galleries) and the collection of Meißen porcelain in the Mirror Cabinet.

Opposite Ansbach Residence in the court garden with its orangery there is also a rose and medicinal herb garden.

Ansbach Court Garden

The following rooms are available for your events:

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Object information:

Responsible administrative office

Schloss- und Gartenverwaltung Ansbach
Promenade 27
91522 Ansbach
Telefon 0981 953839-0
Fax 0981 953839-40

Opening hours

April-September: 9 am-6 pm
October-March: 10 am-4 pm
closed Mondays

Closed on: January 1, Shrove Tuesday, December 24/25/31

General information on opening times and admission charges

Guided tours

Guided tours on the hour (in German; approximately 50 minutes)

Last guided tour:
April-September: 5 pm
October-March: 3 pm

Special tours on request (please call)

Further information

Further information

Service (leaflets, photo/film, links …)

Information for visitors with reduced mobility:

Lift available, please inquire at the cash-desk; toilet for the disabled available


Court garden

Franchised restaurants and hotels:

Restaurant Orangerie
Telefon 0981 2170

Nearest railway station:


Public transport with nearest stop:

Bus to "Schlossplatz"

Parking space:

Short- and long-term car parks near Ansbach Residence

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