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Belvedere Palace Weimar

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In the elegant 18th century summer residence, the Weimar Classic Foundation displays a selection from its exquisite arts and crafts, with valuable porcelain, faience ware, glass, elegant furniture and serpentine items dating from the late 17th to 19th century. The ballroom, Silver Salon and side pavilions have been very elaborately restored in recent years. The porcelain and glass exhibits originate from royal castles. A permanent exhibition shows garden art at the time of Duke Ernst August, who had the palace built. The palace is surrounded by a country park in post-Classical/Romantic style.

UNESCO World Heritage Site

Belvedere Palace is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site entitled "Classic Weimar", which, as unique testimony to the cultural epoch of Weimar Classic, reflects the outstanding role of Weimar as an intellectual centre in the late 18th and early 19th century.

Further UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Thüringen can be found at



Opening hours

Tuesday: 11 - 17
Wednesday: 11 - 17
Thursday: 11 - 17
Friday: 11 - 17
Saturday: 11 - 17
Sunday: 11 - 17

High season:
25 March - 27 October

Off season:
closed from 28th October to 24th March

Belvedere Orangery: open 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. from 1 Jan. - 24 March 2018 and 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. from 25 March to 27 Oct. 2018

For different opening times on public holidays, please see this website.


  • Guided tour by appointment
  • Language: German



Contact information

Klassik Stiftung Weimar

99425 Weimar

Telephone: +49 (0) 3643 54 54 00
Telephone: 03643/545402
Fax: +49 (0) 3643 41 98 16

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