Wartburg - Margarethengang - Foto: A. Nestler

Opening times – Guided tours – Prices Information for your visit to Wartburg Castle

Wartburg Castle, Thuringia's most famous landmark, is open 365 days a year and is a fantastic place to visit no matter what the season. We look forward to welcoming you!


The national exhibition 'Luther and the Germans'

from 4 May to 5 November 2017

During the national exhibition 'Luther and the Germans' from 4 May to 5 November 2017, different opening times and admission prices apply.

Opening times and tickets

Opening times
Daily from 8.30am to 5.30pm (last admission)
Castle gate closes at 8pm

Tickets (including Wartburg Castle)
Single ticket: €12.00
Concessions (free for children under 6 years of age): €8.00
School-age children: €5.00
Groups (of 10 or more people): €10.00 p.p.
Combi-ticket (all three national exhibitions): €24.00
Group combi-ticket: €21.00 p.p.

Guided tours

Group guided tours (max. 25 people):
€75.00 plus admission

Special tours outside normal opening hours are available on request. As we are anticipating a high number of visitors, we ask tour operators to make group bookings as early as possible. Bookings that are cancelled no later than ten days before the tour date incur no cancellation fee.

Audio guides

Audio guides for self-guided tours of Wartburg Castle and the exhibition are included in the admission price. They provide commentary in a three-part format and are available in the following languages:

Exhibition tour
'Luther and the Germans':
German, English

Children's tour
'Luther and the Germans':

Wartburg Castle tour:
German, English, Dutch, Russian, Japanese, French, Korean


Free time. Free admission. This is the slogan of the ThüringenCard, which invites you to discover all that Thuringia has to offer. Holders of the card can enjoy free admission to over 200 attractions – from museums, exhibitions, castles and stately homes to caves, zoos, gardens and swimming pools – as well as free sightseeing tours.

Wartburg Castle is a partner of the ThüringenCard.

Tip: after your tour of Wartburg Castle, you might like to use your ThüringenCard to visit Bach's House, Luther's House or the Automobile World Eisenach exhibition.