Kulturbetrieb Arnstadt

Permanent Exhibition

Permanent Exhibition

With the exhibition "BACH IN ARNSTADT" in the Palace
Multimedia theater

Multimedia theater

The multimedia theater shows a 12-minute film about
Showrooms

Showrooms

The premises of the exhibition show paintings of the
Bach guided tours

Bach guided tours

In the Steps of J.S. BachDid you know there are no
Organ console

Organ console

The highlight of the exhibition is the organ console
Historical details

Historical details

Take a look at unique features such as the rounded
Permanent Exhibition With the exhibition "BACH IN ARNSTADT" in the Palace Museum (Schlossmuseum) Arnstadt, the former Palace of Countess Elisabeth Albertine and her husband Count Günther I of Schwarzburg-Sondershausen, i Mehr
Multimedia theater The multimedia theater shows a 12-minute film about Johann Sebastian Bach's first employment as an organist at the New Church in Arnstadt.    The current church music director Gottfried Preller pla Mehr
Showrooms The premises of the exhibition show paintings of the Count and later Prince Anton Günther II of Schwarzburg-Arnstadt who ruled from 1681-1716, his wife Auguste Dorothea and other personalities from t Mehr
Bach guided tours In the Steps of J.S. BachDid you know there are no less than 19 different sites in Arnstadt, where the Bach family of musicians lived and worked? Arnstadt still has today more original locations to of Mehr
Organ console The highlight of the exhibition is the organ console which Bach tested and played on since 1703 at the New Church in Arnstadt. In 1699 the construction of a new organ had been contracted and in 1701 c Mehr
Historical details Take a look at unique features such as the rounded ivory keys or the tablature record of the Fantasia in C minor. In 1983 this manuscript was compared with a salary receipt that Johann Sebastian Bach Mehr

Charges & conditions

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Entry charges for the Palace Museum „Neues Palais“ of the Town of Arnstadt. Charges per visitor for museum entry (including the „Bach Exhibition“) are as follows:

Individual visitor
(adult)
6,00 €
Individual visitor
(reduced) 
3,50 €
Children up to 6 years free
Family ticket
(max. 2 adults and 2 children to 18 years)
12,00 €
Reduced group entry
(from 15 persons, price per person)
3,50 €
School class flat rate
(per class)
10,00 €
Group guided tour* „Palace Museum & Mon plaisir“
(from 15 persons, price per group)
40,00 €
Group guided tour* Exhibition „Bach in Arnstadt“
(from 15 persons, price per group)
40,00 €
Individual tour / House tour* 50,00 €
Foreign language tour*
(price per group or visitor)
50,00 €


*On all guided tour offers a 50 % rebate is available when combined with a booking for a guided tour of the town.


Reductions:

Reductions for individual visitors or groups per visit are available to schoolchildren, students, the unemployed, those on social security, those on military or civilian service as well as the severely handicapped with a disability grade of 50 % or more and their support person. Those with the Arnstadt "Freizeitpass" enjoy free access to the Palace Museum.



Charter for the use of the Palace Museum:

On the basis of § 19 Cl. 1 in together with § 21 of the Thuringian Community and District Order (Thüringer Kommunalordnung – ThürKO) as contained in the proclamation of the 28th January 2003 (GVBl. p. 41), last revised by Article 3 of the law to change the Thuringian Financial Equalisation Law and other laws of 4th May 2010 (GVBl. p. 113) the Town Council agreed the: "Charter of the Town of Arnstadt relating to the use of the municipal Schlossmuseum".

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Charter relating to access charges to the Palace Museum of the Town of Arnstadt:

On the basis of §§ 1, 2, 10 and 12 of the Thuringian Communities Taxation Law (ThürKAG) as contained in the proclamation of 19th September 2000 (GVBl. p. 301), last revised by the 6th revision law of the 18th August 2009 (GVBl. p. 646) the Town Council of the Town of Arnstadt in its meeting of 20.01.2011 agreed the following charter: "Charter relating to the levying of entry charges in the form of a charge for use of the Schlossmuseum of the Town of Arnstadt".

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