12 km north of Stuttgart, Ludwigsburg is home to the principal royal palace of the House of Württemberg. With 450 rooms spread around 18 buildings, it is one of Europe's largest Baroque palaces.
Opening Hours & Admission
The palace is open all year round, daily from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm (10:00 am to 4:00 pm from October to March). The last entry for the museums (Baroque Gallery, Fashion Museum, Ceramics Museum, Carl Eugen's Apartment) is one hour before closing time. The Residential Palace is only accessible via guided tours.
Tours in English leave at 1:30 pm (only on Sundays during the low season, from Mid-November to Mid-March). Tours in German are also held from 10:30 am, 11:45 am, 3:00 pm and 4:00 pm on weekdays (high season) and every 30 minutes from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm on weekends and public holidays.
Admission to the Residential Palace is 6.5 € for adults and 3.3 € for concessions (children from 6 to 15 years old, students and disabled visitors). It is free for children under 6 years old.
A pass for all the museums inside the palace is 3.5 € for adults and 1.8 € for concessions, or 6.5 € for adults and 3.3 € for concessions with an audioguide, and free for children under 6 years old.
Admission to the Favourite Palace is 3.5 € for adults and 1.8 € for concessions, and free for children under 6 years old.
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