Permanent exhibition: In lapide regis – On the King’s Stone

800 Years of Life at Königstein Fortress

The new permanent exhibition is the most important and largest exhibition at Königstein Fortress. It tells the history of the fortress from its first written mention in 1241 to the opening of the museum in 1955 on an area of 1,200 square meters in 33 rooms – some of them have never been open to the public before. Numerous exhibits, models, vivid dioramas and life-sized groups of figures illustrate the historic milestones. About 30 media stations and an audio guide provide additional information.

Opening hours:

April to October:  10 a.m. -  6 p.m.
November to March:   9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

The exhibition will be closed from 14th January till 2nd February 2020 due to cleaning and repairing works.
In this period all visitors will pay the reduced entry fee of 7€, children up to 16 years of age are admitted free of charge.

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