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Information for people with a handicap

Picture: Ehrenburg Palace, staircase


Information for people with mobility impairment

Ehrenburg Palace

Unfortunately, it is not possible for people with walking difficulties and wheelchair users to visit the castle church and the exhibition rooms on the first upper floor (Family Hall, Hall of Giants, Throne Hall, Art Galleries, Ducal Apartment etc.); only the rooms of the duchess on the second upper floor are accessible by lift.
For organisational reasons, we ask wheelchair users to register (contact)


There is no visitors’ carpark at Ehrenburg Palace; please use the signposted garages in the centre of town (Information about parking facilities can be found at

Grounds (paths)

Cour d'honneur: paved gravel; inner courtyard: cobblestones

Disabled toilets

You will find a barrier-free WC adjacent to the visitor waiting room (cafeteria).


Picture: Ehrenburg Palace, tower with passageway


Coming from the Schlossplatz, the ticket office and shop on the left side of the passageway can be reached without steps. From here you get to the staircase where the guided tours begin (start on the 2nd floor).

The visitor waiting area (cafeteria) and the toilets are located on the right-hand side of the passage; stepless access via a metal ramp (more than 6% incline); adjacent 2-leaf glass door that does not open automatically (escort required).

  • The exhibition rooms on the 2nd floor are accessible via a stair lift (with weight restriction) in the ticket office and a passenger lift (door width: approx. 90 cm; length: 200 cm; width: 90 cm).

  • Doorways at least 80 cm wide

  • Level, non-slip flooring

  • Seats available

  • The rooms of the Coburg State Library on the 1st floor are only accessible via stairs.


Picture: Rosenau Palace


Rosenau Palace

The rooms in the palace are only accessible via stairs.

  • 3 disabled parking spaces at the car park of the European Museum of Modern Glass in Rosenau Park. Distance to the Rosenau Visitor Centre (ticket office) approx. 350 m: step-free path (asphalt and pavement); slight incline in the last part of the path.

  • Car park near the park restaurant (parking fee)


Picture: Rosenau Visitor Centre

Disabled toilets

In the visitor centre; access possible during opening hours

Entrance Rosenau Visitor Centre
(cash desk and museum shop)

Access largely barrier-free: the outer door (wooden) is usually open during opening hours. The inner door (swinging glass door) can be opened to both sides; the staff on site will be happy to assist.

From the visitor centre to the palace

Distance from the visitor centre to the castle approx. 100 m; step-free path (granite paving) with a gradient of more than 6%.

Entrance/ Tour of Rosenau Palace

In the entrance area, a staircase with 9 steps leads to the Marble Hall and the staircase tower, which provides access to the upper floor. Unfortunately, it is not possible for wheelchair users and people with walking difficulties to visit Rosenau Palace due to the steps and stairs.


Bild: Rosenau Park


Rosenau Park

Here you will find a plan of Rosenau Park.

  • Well passable with only a few exceptions

  • Paths mostly paved gravel

  • Seats available


European Museum of Modern Glass in Rosenau Park

Here you will find information on accessibility in the European Museum of Modern Glass, which is managed by the Kunstsammlungen der Veste Coburg (Veste Coburg Art Collections).

Information for the visually impaired

  • No guidance system for the visually impaired available

  • Regular guided tours are offered at Ehrenburg Palace and Rosenau Palace.

Information for the hearing impaired

  • No induction loop for hearing aids available

  • Written information available

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