Apartments by candlelight

A special feature offered at Schloss Eggenberg is the opportunity to experience its Baroque rooms under Baroque lighting conditions. Since the State Rooms were not occupied during the whole of the 19th century, there were few alterations between 1770 and 1945. Even when the palace was opened again as a museum in 1948, no modernisation or technical improvements were undertaken in these rooms. No heating or other technical refinement has been installed and the chandeliers have not been electrified.  This presents us today with the unique opportunity to experience these apartments, on selected evenings during the year, under the lighting conditions that were created for the rooms and that residents of the Schloss then enjoyed – a real journey back in time, offering a rare glimpse into a world lost to us today and the chance for visitors to experience a luxurious setting afforded to only the very few.

Schloss Eggenberg

Eggenberger Allee 90
8020 Graz, Österreich
T +43-316/8017-9560 und -9532
eggenberg@museum-joanneum.at

 

Opening Hours


Park and Gardens:
Until 26 March 2021: 
Daily open from 8am-5pm
27 March to October 2021: 
Daily open from 8am-7pm

The Planetary Room
From 27 March 2021:
Open Tue-Sun, public holidays 10am-5pm

The state rooms
Closed until further notice
Guided Tours: (and, therefore, visits to the state rooms) are not possible until further notice.

Alte Galerie, Archaeology Museum and Coin Cabinet
27 March to 31 October 2021:
Tue-Sun, public holidays 10am-5pm open

 

1 November 2021 to 31 March 2022:
Closed, but accessible as part of a guided tour by prior appointment until 19 December 2021
Please contact us: +43-316/8017-9560 or info-eggenberg@museum-joanneum.at

Open in addition:
5 April 2021
24 May 2021