Munich Residence

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The Munich Residence originated as a small moated castle, built in 1385, and was gradually expanded by the Wittelsbach rulers who used it until 1918 as their residence and seat of government.

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Antiquarium

Highlights are the Antiquarium (Hall of Antiquities), the largest secular Renaissance hall north of the Alps, the early 17th-century rooms, including the Reiche Kapelle (Ornate Chapel), the Steinzimmer (Stone Rooms) and the Trierzimmer (Trier Rooms), the magnificent Rococo Rooms (Ancestral Gallery and Ornate Rooms by François Cuvilliés the Elder) and the neoclassical Königsbau (King's Tract) created by Leo von Klenze.

Also on display are special collections such as silver, ecclesiastical vestments and porcelain from Europe and East Asia.

The tour of the Munich Residence comprises the remarkable Nottbohm Collection of European Miniatures, an extensive collection of fine miniatures dating from the late sixteenth century to the mid-nineteenth.

Treasury
Cuvilliés-Theater
Munich Court Garden

 

 

Further information you will find on
www.residenz-muenchen.de


Event rooms at the Munich Residence

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Einsäulensaal (hall with a single column)

The hall with a single column is suitable for receptions, banquets, exhibitions and lectures up to 150 persons.


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Max-Joseph-Saal (Max Joseph Hall)

The Max Joseph Hall is suitable for concerts, banquets, ceremonies, presentations of awards and exhibitions up to 360 persons.


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Foyer Max-Joseph-Saal (Max Joseph Hall foyer)

The foyer of the Max Joseph Hall is suitable for receptions and exhibitions up to 360 persons.


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Herkulessaal (Hercules Hall)

The Hercules Hall is suitable for concerts, ceremonies, lectures and conferences up to 1,450 persons.


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Allerheiligen-Hofkirche (Court Church of All Saints)

The Court Church of All Saints is suitable for classic concerts, presentations of awards, and conferences up to 399 persons.


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Bronzesäle (Bronze halls)

The Bronze halls are suitable for receptions, banquets and presentations of awards up to 80 persons.


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Kaisersaal (Imperial Hall)

The Imperial Hall is suitable for banquets, receptions and presentations of awards up to 720 persons.


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Vierschimmelsaal (Four White Horses Hall)

The Four White Horses Hall is suitable for banquets, receptions and presentations of awards up to 280 persons.


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Cuvilliés Theatre

The Cuvilliés Theatre is suitable for operas, play and ballet performances and concerts up to 509 persons.


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Comité-Hof (Comité Courtyard)

The Comité Courtyard is suitable for receptions, concerts, banquets, ceremonies, presentations of awards up to 700 persons.


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Alte Hofkapelle (Old Court Chapel)

The Old Court Chapel is suitable for concerts and prayers to 135 persons.


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Brunnenhof (Fountain Courtyard)

The Fountain Courtyard is suitable for concerts, presentations of awards etc. up to 1,808 persons.

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Object information:

Responsible administrative office

Verwaltung der
Residenz München
Residenzstraße 1
80333 München
Telefon 089 29067-1
Fax 089 29067-225
ResidenzMuenchen@ bsv.bayern.de
www.residenz-muenchen.de

Opening hours

April-16 October:
9 am-6 pm (last entry: 5 pm)

17 October-March:
10 am-5 pm (last entry: 4 pm)

Open daily

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

Guided tours

No regular guided tours

Audioguide available

Free audio guide available in German, English, French, Italian, Spanish and Russian

Guided tours for private groups

Admission charges 2016

7 euros regular
6 euros reduced

Combination ticket
(Residence Museum/ Treasury)
11 euros regular
9 euros reduced

Combination ticket
(Residence Museum/ Treasury/ Cuvilliés Theatre)
13 euros regular
10.50 euros reduced

Annual season tickets/
14-days-tickets

All opening hours and admission charges at a glance

Further information

Further information

Service (leaflets, photo/film, links …)

Information for visitors with reduced mobility:

Rooms only accessible via staircase

Museums under different administration:

Bavarian State Numismatic Collection
telephone 089 227221

Shop:

Shop
www.kulturgut.de

Franchised restaurants and hotels:

Pfälzer Residenzweinstube
Telefon 089 225628
www.pfaelzerweinstube.de

Welser Kuche
Residenzstraße 27
Telefon 089 296973

Schumann's Bar am Hofgarten
Odeonsplatz 6/7
Telefon 089 229060

Nearest railway station:

Munich
www.bahn.com

Public transport with nearest stop:

"Marienplatz"

Public transport with nearest stop:

"Odeonsplatz" or "Marienplatz"

Public transport with nearest stop:

Bus to "Odeonsplatz",
tram to "Nationaltheater"

Parking space:

Underground parking at "Max-Joseph-Platz"

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