Scharfenstein Castle

Opening times

Scharfenstein Castle

Tuesday – Sunday
(also open on bank holidays including Mondays)
April – October 10:30–17:30
November – March 10:00–17:00

closed 24 Dec; open 31 Dec until 14:00; 1 Jan from 11:00

We open outside of these times for groups booked in advance.
Last entry to the castle/ticket office closes 30 minutes before closing.



  Adult concessions* Family** School
Adventure exhibition
“Piraten und ihre wahren Taten”
What pirates really got up to)
incl. Castle Museum
(until 22 January 2017)
€7.00 €6.00  €19.00/€24.00 €3.00
Castle Museum
(from 23 January 2017)
€5.00 €4.00 €13.00 €2.00
Tower €1.00 - - -
Castle tours1
(Please book in advance for parties
of more than 15)
€3.50 €2.50 - -


Prices are valid for entry/tours throughout opening hours.

* Concessionary rates are available for school children, students, trainees, unemployed persons, severely disabled persons (more than 60%) and groups of more than 20.

** Family ticket includes 2 adults and up to 3 school age children (between 6 and 18 years old)

*** classes of 10 or more school pupils, price per pupil

1 Discover stories about the castle and fascinating facts about the eventful life of Karl Stülpner and visit the Castle History and Karl Stülpner exhibition (duration: 60 min.).
Further information and bookings via our Visitors’ Desk (Tel: +49 (0) 37291 3800).

We would be happy to arrange a guided tour for you outside of our normal opening times.