Object description:

Treasury in the Munich Residence

Picture: Crown of the Queen of Bavaria

The Wittelsbachs' Treasury, founded in 1565 by Duke Albrecht V, is one of the most important of its kind in Europe.

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Statuette of St George

The collection covers the late Graeco-Roman period and the Middle Ages, with exhibits such as the Ciborium of King Arnulf (around 890) and the Cross of Queen Gisela (after 1006), the late Gothic and Renaissance periods, with the statuette of St George (photo), created between 1586 and 1597, and the baroque and neoclassical eras.

Among the treasures are not only the royal insignia of Bavaria, bur also priceless objects made of rock crystal, gems and ivory, as well as religious art, orders and tableware, works by Nuremberg and Augsburg goldsmiths and exotic craftwork.

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Residence Museum
Munich Court Garden



Further information and tips for visitors can be found at


Residenzstraße 1
80333 München
Telefon 089 29067-1

Information for visitors/ COVID-19

To protect visitors from COVID-19, this property must remain closed until further notice.

Opening hours

April-15 October:
9 am-6 pm (last entry: 5 pm)

16 October-March:
10 am-5 pm (last entry: 4 pm)

Open daily

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

General information on opening times and admission charges

Guided tours

No regular guided tours

Audioguide available

Free audio guide available in German, English, Italian, French, Spanish, Russian, Chinese and Japanese

Further information

Further information

Service (leaflets, photo/film, links …)

Information for visitors with reduced mobility:

Detailed information at www.residenz-muenchen.de



Franchised restaurants and hotels:

Pfälzer Residenzweinstube
Telefon 089 225628

Frank Weinbar
Residenzstraße 1
Telefon 089 23237492,

Schumann's Bar am Hofgarten
Odeonsplatz 6/7
Telefon 089 229060

Nearest railway station:


Public transport with nearest stop:


Public transport with nearest stop:

"Odeonsplatz" or "Marienplatz"

Public transport with nearest stop:

Bus to "Odeonsplatz",
tram to "Nationaltheater"

Parking space:

Underground parking at "Max-Joseph-Platz"

Responsible administrative office

Verwaltung der
Residenz München
Residenzstraße 1
80333 München
Telefon 089 29067-1
Fax 089 29067-225
ResidenzMuenchen@ bsv.bayern.de

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