Peter Mauksch


Online & on-site

Zum Festungsrundgang
open fortress plan


Castle - Monastery - Fortress - Prison - Museum

Go on an exciting journey through time
through the centuries!

From Bohemian burgraves to Catholic monks, miners, soldiers, prisoners to electors, kings and emperors - the people who lived here shaped the eventful history of Königstein.

Virtual museum

In a virtual tour, the Königstein Fortress can be experienced from anywhere and at any time.

Actor Hendrik Duryn ("The Teacher") reveals the most exciting fortress secrets in entertaining, funny and yet educational video clips (in German language).

Media library

Short films about Königstein Fortress

Let yourself be enchanted by the atmospheric impressions of the mountain fortress in every season. Take a look at what happens “behind the scenes” and find out exciting facts about the handling of historical technology.

Festung Königstein gGmbH
01824 Königstein

Phone: +49 (0)35021 64 607

Opening hours

April - October 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
November - March 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Last admission 1 hour before closing time