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Wilhelmsburg Travel Guide

Wilhelmsburg Castle (photo by Michael Sander - Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported license)
Schloss Wilhelmsburg.


Located the city of Schmalkalden, Wilhelmsburg Castle was erected between 1584 and 1618 by Wilhelm IV of Hesse and served as a secondary residence of the Landgraves of Hesse.

Unimpressive from the outside, the castle's interior is beautifully decorated by Renaissance murals and stucco.

Opening Hours & Admission

The castle is open all year-round, daily (except Mondays from November to March) from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm (to 4:00 pm from November to March).

Admission costs 3.5 € for adults and 2 € for concessions.

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