Rosenau Palace – Rödental

Picture: Rosenau Palace

This palace, basically a medieval structure, was rebuilt from 1808 to 1817 in the neo-Gothic style as a summer residence for Duke Ernst I of Sachsen-Coburg-Saalfeld.

Picture: Miniature painting external link

Miniature painting

Particular highlights are the Marble Hall with its three aisles and the residential apartments with their colourful wall decoration and original Biedermeier furniture from Vienna. 

Among the original structures that have survived in the landscape park with its "Swan Lake" and "Prince's Pond" are the orangery, tea-house (today the park restaurant), Jousting Column (sun-dial) and parts of the hermitage.

Prince Albert of Sachsen-Coburg and Gotha, who married Queen Victoria in 1840, was born 1819 in Rosenau.

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Rosenau Park



Further information and tips for visitors can be found at

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Object information:


Rosenau 1
96472 Rödental
Telefon 09563 3084-10

Opening hours

April-6 October: 9 am-6 pm
7 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 2019

4.50 euros regular
3.50 euros reduced

Combination ticket
(Ehrenburg Palace / Rosenau Palace)
7 euros regular
6 euros reduced

Combination ticket "Rosenau"
(Rosenau Palace / European Museum of Modern Glass at Rosenau Park)
6.50 euros

Combination ticket "Coburg"
(Ehrenburg Palace/ Coburg Castle/ Rosenau Palace/ European Museum of Modern Glass)
13 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:

Palace not accessible for wheelchair users, toilet for the disabled at the shop

Museums under different administration:

European Museum of Modern Glass at Rosenau Park


Shop with cafeteria (self service)

Franchised restaurants and hotels:

Parkrestaurant Rosenau
Telefon 09563 1242

Nearest railway station:

(It is an approximately 30-minute walk from the station to the castle.)

Parking space:

70 car parking spaces and 5 bus parking spaces available

Responsible administrative office

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

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