Sanssouci Palace | opening times

The article provides information on the opening times of Sanssouci Palace in Sanssouci Park in Potsdam. The opening times differ depending on the season (summer season, winter season and public holidays).

Opening times

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

April to October (summer season)

  • Tuesday – Sunday: 10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
  • Closed on Mondays

November to March (winter season)

  • Tuesday – Sunday: 10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Closed on Mondays
  • Christmas Eve: closed
  • Christmas Day: closed
  • December 26th: 10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • New Year’s Eve: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • New Year: 11:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

What is to be considered?

  • Last admission 30 minutes before closing time.
  • Visiting Sanssouci Palace is subject to fixed admission times. Tickets are available from 10:00 a.m. for the respective day at the lock cash desk. As the number of tickets per day is limited, the Prussian Palaces and Gardens Berlin-Brandenburg Foundation recommends booking tickets early.
  • Unless otherwise stated, the respective weekend opening times apply on public holidays.

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Combined ticket sanssouci +
The combined ticket sanssouci + entitles you to a single visit to all * open palaces of the Prussian Palaces and Gardens Foundation Berlin-Brandenburg in Potsdam, including Sanssouci Palace, on one day.
Single tickets are available on site and from the Prussian Palaces and Gardens Foundation Berlin-Brandenburg.
Potsdam Palace Night in Sanssouci Park
One of the special highlights is the Potsdam Palace Night in Sanssouci Park in Potsdam. The two-day event every year attracts thousands of visitors to Potsdam.
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