Kufstein Fortress is open daily, including all public holidays.
Kufstein Fortress was first mentioned in a document from the year 1205 as being owned by Bavarian Duke Ludwig and the bishop of Regensburg. It was the scene of many military conflicts and is an edifice which was fiercely disputed between Bavaria and Tyrol.
Today its doors are open daily to guests from all across the globe. You can now conquer Kufstein Fortress!
Students (6 - 25 years)
Families: 2 Adults & Children
Groups: 10 persons and more - per person
guided school groups
3rd of November 2016 until 7th of April 2017
8th of April 2017 until 2nd of November 2017
daily from 10 am until 5 pm
daily from 9 am until 6 pm
last entrance: 4 pm
last entrance: 5 pm
The All-in-Fortress-Experience includes
Access to Kaiser Maximilian panorama cable car
Entrance and access to local history museum
Entrance to the state prison
Entrance to Bürgerturm tower with the Heroes’ Organ
Access to the Emperor Maximilian I. exhibition in the ‘Artillerie Laboratorium’
Audio-Guide-App for IOS and Android Smartphones for free
Please note the following:
There will be different entry prices during the Knights Festival at Whitsun.
Entry is free for children up to and including the age of 5.
International student I.D. is required for student discount tariffs.
The Heroes’ Organ is played daily at midday and this is already included in the entry fee for Kufstein Fortress.
The museum of local history is closed during winter opening hours to facilitate air conditioning and to protect the exhibits.
Registering a group for general, non-guided tours of Kufstein Fortress is generally not required. We are happy to organise specific arrangements (guided tours, special guided tours, lunch, etc.) for you upon advance notice.
Please note that Kufstein Fortress is only partly barrier-free. Some sections of the fortress are not wheelchair accessible due to building conditions.
W-LAN is available throughout the outside areas of the fortress.