Ehrenburg Palace – Coburg

Picture: Ehrenburg Palace

The city residence of the Coburg dukes, built in 1543, was rebuilt in 1690 as a baroque complex with three wings. The palace church and Hall of Giants with 28 Atlas figures date from this period.

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In the 19th century the building acquired neo-Gothic façades designed by Karl Friedrich Schinkel, and the state and residential apartments were lavishly decorated in Empire style. The bedroom of Queen Victoria, the wife of Prince Albert of Coburg, is a reminder of her frequent visits to Coburg. 

The two art galleries with works by Lucas Cranach the Elder, Dutch and Flemish artists and Romantic landscape paintings are of particular interest.

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Further information and tips for visitors can be found at

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Object information:


96450 Coburg
Telefon 09561 8088-32

Opening hours

April-4 October: 9 am-6 pm
5 October-March: 10 am-4 pm
closed Mondays (except: 6 January, Easter Monday, Whit Monday)

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

General information on opening times and admission charges

Guided tours

Visit only possible with a guided tour; guided tours (in German) every hour on the hour

Last guided tour:
Summer half-year: 5 pm
Winter half-year: 3 pm

Admission charges 2020

5 euros regular
4 euros reduced

Combination ticket
(Ehrenburg Palace + Rosenau Palace)
8 euros regular
7 euros reduced

Combination ticket "Coburg"
(Ehrenburg Palace + Coburg Castle + Rosenau Palace + European Museum of Modern Glass at Rosenau Park)
14 euros

Annual season tickets/
14-day 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:

Access for wheelchair users can be provided if booked in advance; only the second floor is accessible by lift




Waiting room with cafeteria (self service)

Nearest railway station:


Public transport with nearest stop:

Bus to "Zentrum"

Parking space:

Car park "Ketschenanger" and multi-storey car parks in the centre

Responsible administrative office

Schloss- und Gartenverwaltung Coburg
Schloss Ehrenburg
96450 Coburg
Telefon 09561 8088-32
Fax 09561 8088-31

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