Object description:

Old Court – Bamberg

Picture: Old Court

The Old Court, located opposite the New Residence, still contains fragments of masonry from the great hall and chapel of the 11th-century episcopal palace.

Today the Old Court houses the Historical Museum of the city of Bamberg.

New Residence

The following rooms are available for your events:


Historisches Museum der
Stadt Bamberg
Domplatz 7
96049 Bamberg
Telephone 0951 871142

Opening hours

Historical Museum
of the city of Bamberg

May-October: 9 am-5 pm
closed Mondays
November-April: open only for special exhibitions

To protect visitors from COVID-19, the two chapels at the Old Court must remain closed until further notice.

Further information

Further information

Service (leaflets, photo/film, links …)

Information for visitors with reduced mobility:

Lift and toilet for the disabled available; access to the entrance via cobblestones; disabled parking spaces on "Domplatz" (distance c. 100 m)

Nearest railway station:


Public transport with nearest stop:

Bus to ‘Domplatz’

Parking space:

No own car park

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