Sanssouci Palace | Opening Hours

Get all relevant information about Sanssouci Palace opening hours in Sanssouci Park, Potsdam. Note the differences between summer, winter, and holidays. Additional details and guidelines are provided.

Sanssouci Palace Hours

The following opening times apply to Sanssouci Palace. Please inform yourself again about current changes before you start your journey.

Summer (April to October)

  • Tuesday – Sunday: 09:00 AM – 5:30 PM
  • Monday: Closed

Winter (November to March)


  • Tuesday – Sunday: 09:00 AM – 4:30 PM
  • Monday: Closed
  • Christmas Eve: Closed
  • Christmas Day: Closed
  • Second Christmas Day: 09:00 AM – 4:30 PM
  • New Year’s Eve: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
  • New Year’s Day: 11:00 AM – 4:30 PM

January to March

  • Tuesday – Sunday: 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM
  • Monday: Closed

What to consider?

  • Last entry 30 minutes before closing.
  • Visiting Sanssouci Palace is subject to fixed entry times. Tickets are available from 10:00 AM on the respective day at the castle ticket office. Due to limited daily entry tickets, it’s advisable to book tickets early through the Prussian Palaces and Gardens Foundation Berlin-Brandenburg. Unless otherwise stated, weekend opening hours apply on holidays.

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