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Things to know about your visit

Current information

Unfortunately, the collections of miniature paintings and reliquaries cannot be visited at present.

Information for people with a handicap


Picture: Imperial orb of the kings of Bavaria, Treasury

The Residence Museum and the Treasury are only accessible via numerous stairs and steps and are thus unfortunately not barrier free.

There is access for wheelchair users, who must however be accompanied by supervisory staff (separate route). Depending on the availability of accompanying personnel, there may be waiting times.

In the museum area there is at present no barrier-free toilet due to building work. In an emergency the accompanying person will enable you to use the disabled toilet in the neighbouring part of the building.

The Cuvilliés Theatre is accessible for visitors with mobility problems. Barrier-free toilets are available.



Picture: Tactile model of the Munich Residence

A tactile model of the Munich Residence in front of the main entrance at Max-Joseph-Platz enables visually impaired people to get a better idea of the shapes, structures and dimensions of Germany's largest urban palace complex. The bronze tactile model, measuring 140 x 75 cm on a scale of 1:400, shows a bird's eye view of the Residence with the Court Garden, Residence Theatre and Opera House.

Short film about the Munich Residence


external link to YouTube

Through spectacular aerial shots and impressive interior views, we give you exclusive insights behind the walls of the Munich Residence and a great view of otherwise hidden details:

to the film "Die Residenz M√ľnchen" on YouTube

Information for groups

At the Munich Residence no reservation is required for groups. The maximum size of groups is limited to 25 persons. Please note that groups of more than 25 persons must be shared and that each part of the group must have its own tour guide.


Free Wi-Fi is available in parts of the Munich Residence, including the Antiquarium, the Court Church of All Saints, the Imperial Hall and the Max Joseph Haal, but also in the Imperial Courtyard.


Ground plan of the Munich Residence

Picture: Plan of the Munich Residence

Photographs and videos

Photography and video recording for personal use only (i.e. no publication of any kind) is permitted in the Munich Residence, but without flash or tripod. We regret that wedding shootings inside are not possible. Special permission is required – and there may also be a charge – for all photography and films taken for further use, as well as for the flying of drones / multicopters.



Picture: Porcelain figure of a young woman from the East Asia Collection

Bulky objects

No large bags (from 35 x 30 x 12 cm), rucksacks or bulky objects may be taken into the Residence. These may be left at the free supervised cloakroom.


Food and drink

No food and drink may be taken into the museum area, with the exception of drinks in plastic bottles of up to 0.5 l. There is no café in the Residence complex but you can find several cafés in the immediate surroundings.


Free buggy hire

For conservational reasons you may not take your child’s pram or buggy into the exhibition rooms of the Residence Museum and the Treasury. Free buggies are available for the duration of your visit.



No dogs or other animals may be taken into the Residence. We cannot offer supervision for animals brought along. Please keep dogs on an lead in the Court Garden.

Video about the Munich Residence


external link to YouTube

Watch the video on YouTube

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