Höchstädt Palace

Picture: Höchstädt Palace

The massive four-wing complex in the Renaissance style was built from 1589 to 1603 under Count Palatinate Philipp Ludwig von Pfalz-Neuburg.

Picture: Palace chapel external link

Palace chapel, detail

The palace chapel is painted with Protestant themes, and is an extremely rare testimony of this period in Bavaria.

An exhibition illustrates the Spanish War of Succession and the Battle of Blenheim / Höchstädt in 1704, which was crucial for its outcome.

Beyond the potter's wheel …

In the Museum of German Faience visitors can find out all about the faience that was predominantly in fashion in Germany during the 17th and 18th centuries. The exhibition vividly documents the history and techniques of faience, provides information about types of production and the products of the manufactories and shows the importance of faience, which was then in widespread use, for the table culture and interior decoration of the time.

The entertaining and appealing presentations and the hands-on opportunities for all ages bring you closer to this special world.

 

 

Further information you will find on
www.schloss-hoechstaedt.de


The Swabian region's Forum for Swabian History has been presenting a series of temporary exhibitions in restored rooms of the palace.


The following rooms are available for your events:

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Object information:

Address

Schlossverwaltung Neuburg
Außenstelle Höchstädt
Herzogin-Anna-Straße 52
89420 Höchstädt
Telefon 09074 9585-700
Mobil 0172 8255602
Fax 09074 9585-791
wiedemann-schlosshoechstaedt@gmx.de
www.schloss-hoechstaedt.de

Responsible administrative office

Schlossverwaltung Neuburg
Residenzstraße 2
86633 Neuburg/Donau
Telefon 08431 6443-0
Fax 08431 6443-44
svneuburg@ bsv.bayern.de

Opening hours

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

Further information

Further information

Service (leaflets, photo/film, links …)

Information for visitors with reduced mobility:

Chapel and exhibition rooms accessible for wheelchair users

Shop:

Shop
www.kulturgut.de

Museums under different administration:

Forum für Schwäbische Geschichte (Forum for Swabian History)
Information:
Swabian Folklore Museum Oberschönenfeld
telephone 08238 3001-0
fax 08238 3001-10
www.forum-schwaeb
ischer-geschichte.de,
www.schwaebisches-
volkskundemuseum.de

Cafeteria

Schlosscafé
Telefon 09074 958369
www.schlosscafe-hoechstaedt.de

Video presentation room

Nearest railway station:

Höchstädt
www.bahn.com

Public transport with nearest stop:

Bus to "Marktplatz"

Parking space:

10 car parking spaces, no bus parking spaces

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