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.
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.
Further information and tips for visitors can be found at
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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
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
4.50 euros regular
3.50 euros reduced
(Ehrenburg Palace/ Rosenau Palace)
7 euros regular
6 euros reduced
Combination ticket "Coburg"
(Ehrenburg Palace/ Coburg Castle/ Rosenau Palace/ European Museum of Modern Glass at Rosenau Park)
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)
Bus to "Zentrum"
Car park "Ketschenanger" and multi-storey car parks in the centre
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