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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Opening Hours January to March

In the winter season Marienburg Castle opens its gates for visitors on weekends in the time from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., during which time the Castle Restaurant offers hot and cold drinks as well as a special variety of cakes, soups, and snacks.

 

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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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Weddings

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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