Private Princely apartments (basic tour)

The private princes´ apartments on the first floor of the chateau served the princely family until 1945. Between 1950´s and 2001 there were exhibits of the Agricultural Museum. Since 2001, the apartments have been redecorated with original inventory according to historical listings and form a separate circuit.

This tour includes the apartment of Sofia Esterhazy, the family hall, the apartments of Prince Franz and Františka who was the wife of the ruling Prince Alois II. You will also get a peek inside the Chapel of St. Jacob the Elder from the princely oratory.

 

The tours in foreign language are hold at least for 10 people.

Admission

Guided tour
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  • Adults (25–64 years) 240 Kč
  • Seniors (65+ years) 190 Kč
  • Youth (18–24 years) 190 Kč
  • Holders of ZTP and ZTP/P identification cards 190 Kč
  • Children (6–17 years) 100 Kč
  • Children (0–5 years old) free
  • Individuals accompanying disabled people (with a ZTP/P card) free
  • Individuals accompanying school groups of 15 students free
  • Tour guides accompanying tour groups of 15 people* free
  • Admission with single-entry tickets issued by the NPÚ free
  • Admission with yearly passes issued by the NPÚ free
  • Holders of NPÚ employee cards (+ up to 3 family members) free
  • Holders of "Náš člověk" ("Our person") cards* free
  • Holders of ICOMOS cards* free
  • Journalists with appropriate press credentials* free
  • * Valid only for cardholders

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