Main information:

Contact persons at headquarters


Museum department (M)

Head: Dr Sabine Heym
tel +49 89 17908-300, fax -308

Secretary's office: Elisabeth Hanfstaengl
tel +49 89 17908-301, fax -308

Deputy: Dr Werner Helmberger
tel +49 89 17908-330, fax -308


Dr Sabine Heym
tel +49 89 17908-300, fax -308

Responsible for:
Policy and general departmental matters, personnel and budgetary matters, IT and administrative matters, new acquisitions, special projects, special events, Treasury in the Munich Residence


Dr Friederike Ulrichs and Dr Gudrun Szczepanek
tel +49 89 17908-310, fax -308

Responsible for:
Prunn Castle, Riedenburg
Höchstädt Palace
Museum in the former royal stables (Marstallmuseum) and Museum of Nymphenburg Porcelain at Nymphenburg Palace, Munich

Special area: ceramics


Dr Uwe Gerd Schatz
tel +49 89 17908-315, fax -308

Responsible for:
Herrenchiemsee New Palace
Linderhof Palace / park buildings
King's House on Schachen
Neuschwanstein Castle

King Ludwig II Archives
Protection of cultural assets


Dr Brigitte Langer
tel +49 89 17908-362, fax -308

Responsible for:
Trausnitz Castle, Landshut
Landshut Town Residence
Neuburg Palace
Nymphenburg Palace, Munich / small palaces in the park
Blutenburg Palace, München
Schleißheim palace complex (Schleißheim Old Palace, Schleißheim New Palace, Lustheim Palace)
Dachau Palace

Special area: historical furniture


Dr Christian Quaeitzsch
tel +49 89 17908-325, fax -308

Responsible for:
Munich Residence (excluding the Treasury)
Field Marshals' Hall, Munich

Short-term loans
Special areas: paintings and goldsmith work



Dr Cordula Mauß
tel +49 89 17908-335, fax -308

Responsible for:
Ansbach Residence
Ellingen Residence
Willibaldsburg Castle, Eichstätt
New Palace, Bayreuth
Margravial Opera House, Bayreuth
Hermitage, Bayreuth
Zwernitz Castle and Oriental Building, Wonsees

Public relations for the Museum Department
Special area: sculpture


Dr Sebastian Karnatz
tel +49 89 17908-326, fax -308

Responsible for:
New Residence in Bamberg
Old Court, Bamberg
Seehof Palace, Memmelsdorf
Lauenstein Castle, Ludwigsstadt
Burghausen Castle

Media technology
Special area: tapestries



Katharina Heinemann M.A.
tel +49 89 17908-320, fax -308

Responsible for:
Plassenburg Castle, Kulmbach
Imperial Castle of Nuremberg

Special exhibitions of the museum department
Special area: graphics (Graphics Collection)


Andrea Fürstenau M.A.
tel +49 89 17908-307, fax -308

Inventory of all properties
Responsible for the historical inventories, the office furniture inventory and the IT programme MuseumPlus
Long-term loans and borrowings
Central museum depots in Nymphenburg and coordination of the depot administrators
Specialist library


Dr Matthias Memmel
tel +49 89 17908-374, fax -308

Responsible for:
Ehrenburg Palace, Coburg
Rosenau Palace, Rödental
Kempten Residence

Provenance research
Special exhibitions of the museum department (in charge: M10)
Special area: textiles


Dr Uta Piereth
tel +49 89 17908-327, fax -308

Responsible for: Cadolzburg Castle

Educational function of the museum, guided tours, special programmes, improvement of visitor services, networks

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