Plan your visit - opening hours, directions and more

The protection and health of our visitors* and employees* is our top priority. Therefore, we ensure strict compliance with all prescribed and recommended hygiene and safety standards. We also ask you to take our rules and measures into account when visiting the museum - only together can we create a safe visiting atmosphere. We look forward to seeing you!

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Please note that only a limited number of visitors* (one person per 20 m²) are allowed in our museums. For this reason, it may be necessary for us to restrict access to our exhibition areas above a certain visitor frequency.

For your visit to the CoSA - Center of Science Activities please always book a timeslot until further notice:

 

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  • During a visit to the museum, it is compulsory for people from the age of 6 and up to the age of 14 to wear a mouth-nose protection and for people starting with the age of 14 to wear an FFP2 mask.
  • Keep your distance! Please, maintain at least 2 metre’s distance from all people not living in your household
  • Currently only individual visits are possible, there are no events or guided tours.

The Planetary Room is open from 27 March 2021

The state rooms remain closed

 

The 24 state rooms are always only accessible on guided tours. However, Austria’s current COVID-19 protective measures regulation does not allow guided tours, so the state rooms must remain closed. The Planetary Room, on the other hand, is open for individual visits and a peek into the Bel Étage.

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

 


We are looking forward to your visit!

1) State Rooms 2) Alte Galerie 3) Coin cabinet 4) Archaeology Museum A-E Gardens (rose mound, planetary garden, Master's garden, southern pavilion, orchard) F Tram station G Park entrance H Info, Tickets und Museum Shop I Laterneng'wölb J Café Pavillion K Playground L Picnic meadow

Getting here

Address

Eggenberger Allee 90, 8020 Graz

Public Transportation

Tram line 1
Final destination: Eggenberg/UKH
Stop: Schloss Eggenberg/Eggenberg Palace
Then walk (down Schlossstraße along the park wall); about 500 m

Tram line 7
Final destination: Wetzelsdorf
Stop: Franz-Steiner-Gasse
Then walk (along Eggenberger Allee) to the Schloss; about 650 m

Parking

Free parking in front of the Restaurant Rudolf
Public parking on the street (parking ticket required)

Arrive with public transportation

Are you traveling by train, bus or tram? Then plan your visit with the Verbundlinien - the best way to get around in downtown Graz and in Styria.

Schloss Eggenberg - one site, 4 museums

Get an overview



Discover the Alte Galerie, Archaeology Museum and Coin Cabinet at Schloss Eggenberg.

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Find out more about the State Rooms!



The Bel Étage of Eggenberg Palace has remained almost unchanged since the 18th century. The cycle of 24 State Rooms with precious original interiors, historical furniture and over 500 ceiling paintings forms an ensemble of historical interior rooms such as are rarely found these days. At the centre is the splendid Planetary Room. Since 2010 Eggenberg Palace is a UNESCO World Heritage Site!

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Discover the park and gardens



Since their establishment in the early 17th century, the gardens at Eggenberg have experienced many changes, always reflecting the prevailing taste and ideals of the day. Now Eggenberg palace is located in a huge landscaped garden dating back to the Romantic period, which is regarded among the most precious garden monuments in Austria.

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Eggenberg Park

Your visit to Schloss Eggenberg Park

Enjoy your visit and help us to look after Eggenberg Park. Please help us to protect it by observing the regulations set out below. They are designed to protect visitors, plants, animals and park features, while allowing you and other visitors to enjoy and experience the park. The entire parking regulations and house rules can be found here.

 

Thank you for

 

  • - not bringing your dog (except assistance dogs)
  • - not stepping on the lawn (except picnic area)
  • - not climbing on trees
  • - not damaging the flora
  • - not cycling or skating

Shop

Our shop offers a surprising great range of products. We offer scientific publications, a wide variety of sorted books, various products for gardening and many souvenirs.

Opening hours:
Please note, the shop opening hours correlate with the museum opening hours.

Contact:
Claus Sondergelt
Shop-eggenberg@museum-joanneum.at
Tel.: +43-316/8017-9508

Accessibility

Contact for accessibility inquiries

The entrance to the park contains a bell for opening the door automatically. The routes around the castle are gravelled but still easy for wheelchair users to access. The toilet block has disabled access. The historic flooring inside the castle is not always easy to navigate by wheelchair but employees are always happy to help out if it is difficult. Wheelchairs can also be hired out for free.

 

Selected items in the Coin Cabinet can be observed in more detail in the display cabinets using a magnifying glass.

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Assistance dogs are welcome in all of the buildings, park areas and exhibitions of the Universalmuseum Joanneum.

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Wheelchairs can be rented free-of-charge on presentation of official photo ID at the ticket counter.

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100 % accessibility based on the following criteria

Menschen mit Lernschwierigkeiten
Mobilitätsbeeinträchtigte Personen
Rollstuhlfahrerinnen und -fahrer mit Hilfe

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