Corona rules and hygienic measures

Welcome to the Veste Oberhaus!

To make your visit as enjoyable and as safe as possible, we have developed comprehensive protective and hygienic measures in coordination with the relevant authorities. We ask for your understanding and apologise for any inconvenience caused by these measures, which have been implemented to ensure your personal safety as well as that of our employees. 

We are happy to welcome you and wish you a pleasant stay at the Veste Oberhaus!


The main exhibitionsSt George's Chapel and the Observation Tower are open. In addition the castle grounds with Battlement Walk, New Rampart and the Linde Battery view point are also accessible.

Please note the current opening hours!


Tours & events
We offer guided tours of the castle grounds for groups in English. If you have any questions regarding booking, please consult our booking office at or call +49 851 396800 (Mon-Thur 9am - 3pm, Fri 9am - 12am).

With the free Veste Oberhaus App you can start a fascinating tour through the Veste Oberhaus at any time, "following the footsteps of knights and prince-bishops". The app includes various adventure tours, and glimpses behind otherwise locked doors make the past visible again. Free WiFi allows you to download the app on site.


Corona rules and hygienic measures

All admission restricitons have been lifted as well as the requirement to wear a mask inside.

Due to the still high number of cases we still recommend keeping your distance or wearing a mask.

Please keep to the marked route, and follow the instructions of our staff.

Please do not enter the museum if you are feeling ill, or if you have recently been in contact with a sick individual.

Please use the disinfectant dispensers at the entrance to the museum.

The museum buildings and sanitary facilities are all cleaned and disinfected regularly.


As of 7 April 2022


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