Marienburg Castle, embedded into the hills of the Calenberger Land, rises up on the south-western slope of the "Marienberg" Hill, some 20 km south of Hanover and 15 km north-west of Hildesheim. The original 19th-century summer residence of the Guelph family, one of Europe's oldest royal houses, is one of Germany's most significant monuments built in neogothic style.

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Please note the new opening times of the Castle Restaurant.

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Schloss Marienburg Tattoo – Fulminanter Auftakt in die Open-Air-Saison

Das Schloss Marienburg Tattoo ist alljährlich ein besonderes Highlight der Open-Air-Saison auf Schloss Marienburg. Auch in diesem Jahr erwartet Sie eine mitreißende Mischung aus Marsch, Klassik, Melodien aus den Highlands, Filmmusik, Swing und Pop, gespielt von internationalen Künstlern und dargeboten in effektvollen Choreografien. Das Tattoo findet an zwei Abendveranstaltungen im illuminierten Schlosshof statt. Für den 14. Juli 2017 sind noch Karten erhältlich, der 15. Juli 2017 ist bereits ausverkauft.

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50th Anniversary Concert of the Orchestra of HRH the Prince of Hanover

For half a century now, the Orchestra of HRH the Prince of Hanover plays under the musical direction of Ernst Müller. The Castle's visitors can look forward to an anniversary concert on 27 August 2017, which features a colourful bouquet of pieces from the world of opera and musical. 

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Tickets for Open-Air Highlights in 2017

The upcoming season in 2017 features a variety of open-air highlights at Marienburg Castle! Popular annual events include the "Marienburg Castle Tattoo", and the "Best-of-Kleines-Fest". This year's live audio drama, performed again by the "Lauscherlounge" and featuring Oliver Rohrbeck and other German voices of Hollywood stars, stages "Dracula" as well as "Jack the Ripper". Tickets can be purchased at the common booking offices.

Please note that the performances are in German.

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Exhibition "The Path to the Crown"

Marvel at the Crown Jewels of the Kingdom of Hanover, which have been revealed to the public as an esemble in the exhibition “The Path to the Crown” for the first time. Learn everything about the history of the Guelphs from their appointment to prince electors until their Austrian exile.

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Information for Groups and Hosts

You are planning an excursion for your company, association, or a group of friends? You want to host an event in a unique historical ambience? Marienburg Castle welcomes you warmly!

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Current Events

Enjoy the various pleasurable open-air events in the great inner courtyard of Marienburg Castle and experience classy and unforgettable evenings.

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Being a memorial of the great love between a king and his queen, Marienburg Castle provides the perfect backdrop for your dream wedding! The historic and loving ambience of the castle will make your special day truly unforgettable!

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