Treasure chamber in the next corridor!

Historic art bunker in the castle hill

Nuremberg's most impressive bunker from the Second World War

Hidden deep in the rocks of the castle hill, Nuremberg's most important art treasures were saved from the bombs of the Second World War.

Already short after the start of the war, a shelter that is unique in Germany was built under hardest conditions in some of the historic rock-cut cellars – the former beer cellars right beneath the Imperial Castle. Its purpose was to save invaluably precious works of art from fire, smoke, gas and looting, and thus preserve them for the next generations.

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Even in the summer, the temperatures in the rock-cut cellars are as cool as 8 or 10° Celsius. So, please put on warm clothing.

  • Daily at 14:30 o'clock
  • Time duration: about 75 min.
  • Group tours can be arranged between 8 and 21 o'clock; Please ask. 
  • Adults: 6€, reduced admission: 5€
  • Free admission for children under the age of 7 when accompanied by a parent or legal guardian
  • Family ticket: 12€ (2 adults and up to 4 children till the age of 16)
  • Single family ticket: 6€ (1 parent and up to 2 children till the age of 16)
  • Group tours: 100€ (Max. number of participants: 25)
  • Free admission for owners of the “Nürnberg-Card“
  • “Ferienpass“ is not valid

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