You can attend concerts, theater performances and re-enactments, and enjoy the spirit of Christmas in aristocratic surroundings. Selected events are presented here.
Newly restored weapons and not yet shown paintings are presented to the public for the first time.
Opening: 15. April 2012
The "Sachsenspiegel" as facsimile is displayed and described in the former library hall.
7 to 9 Apr
Get enchanted by the hustle and bustle of the traders in the market and their presentation of long-gone handicrafts. Take a stroll around the artistically and artisan-oriented and florally decorated Easter market, including a creativity programme for children.
7 to 9 Apr
On the Easter weekend, potters from all over Germany will present a cross-section of their creations on the castle island. This pottery market will be complemented by culinary delights and an interesting entertainment programme for all the family.
February to mid-April 2012
The more than 250-year-old camellia is bearing up to 35,000 carmine blossoms.
Reach for the top! In the new permanent exhibition, visitors will experience, apart from its history of being used as a place of manufacture, the residential areas in the castle, its historical conversion and aspects of Saxon state history.
Newly discover the fortress, the place where in 1707 Johann Friedrich Boettger invented the European porcelain in his laboratory deeply underneath the Virgin’s Bastion.