Dachau Palace originated as an early medieval castle belonging to the Counts of Dachau. Under Duke Wilhelm IV and his son Duke Albrecht V it was transformed into a massive four-winged complex by the Munich court architects Heinrich Schöttl and Wilhelm Egkl (1546 to 1577).
The magnificent wooden Renaissance ceiling in the hall, one of the most important in Southern Germany, dates from this time. At the beginning of the 19th century, three-quarters of the complex was demolished, leaving only the hall section facing the court garden, which had been redesigned in the Baroque style under Max Emanuel from 1715 to 1717.
The following rooms are available for your events:
For details please choose a room by clicking on the picture or on the text.
Festsaal mit Vestibül (Banqueting Hall with Vestibule)
In this virtual tour you will experience the Dachau Palace and Court Garden from a brand new perspective. The Panoramic shots (360 degrees) will present you phantastic views of the palace and the gardens. Please click on the picture below to start the virtual tour:
The panoramas or pictures to be loaded are rather large, and thus take a relatively long time to load. Please be patient – they are worth waiting for! The tour opens in a separate window and was prepared by Josef Spitzlberger, Oberschleißheim.
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Schloss- und Gartenverwaltung
(0 81 31) 8 79 23
Fax (0 81 31) 7 85 73
April-September: 9 am-6 pm
October-March: 10 am-4 pm
1.1., Shrove Tuesday, 24.12., 25.12., 31.12.
Opening hours during the special exhibition
(3 to 31 August 2014)
Wed-Sat: 2 to 6 pm
Sun/holidays: noon to 6 pm
Treffpunkt Dachau – Ursprung und Gegenwart
3 to 31 August 2014
The exhibition is included in the admission charge.
Organizer: KVD – Künstlervereinigung Dachau
Dachau Palace will be closed from 28 July to 2 August 2014 (installation of the special exhibition), and from 1 September to 10 October 2014 (renovation work).
Because of events Dachau Palace will also be closed to the public on the following days:
18 October 2014
8 November 2014
No regular guided tours
2 euros regular
1 euro reduced
Lift available, please inquire at the cash-desk; access to the court garden via ramp
Café & Restaurant Schloss Dachau
Tel. (0 81 31) 27 99 27-8
from Munich to "Dachau"
Bus to "Rathaus"
Few car and bus parking spaces available in front of the palace (with costs); public parking in Dachau's historic center and at the multi-storey car park "Wieningerstraße"
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