Esterhazy memories

Explore the heritage of the Esterházy family on both sides of the border.

Visit the Castles of Eisenstadt, Fertőd, Lackenbach or Forchtenstein or
admire the summer performances at the Quarry of St. Margarethen.

The treasures and the history of the Esterházy family – exhibition in the Esterházy Palace in Eisenstadt

The best exhibits of three castles together with the historical collection of the recently opened Bibliothecana Esterházyana are presented for the first time from 15th November within a combined guided tour.

Take part in the combined tour to learn the most about the following three exhibitions at discounted prices:

"Habent sua fata libelli"- a special exhibition presenting the most valuable books of the Bibliotheca Esterhazyana allows us to learn about the adventurous 300 years of the world-famous princely library

Take a look at the most beautiful rooms of the exhibition "Highlights of Esterházy Palace" and admire the renowned Haydn Room and the prince’s silver tableware

The exhibition „The apartment of the Princess” provides a glimpse into the lives and worlds of the Esterházy princesses.

In the baroque period, young princes were judged by their writing skills. An interactive tour reveals the students what princes had to learn at their time: how to write with a quill, what kinds of herbs there are in the kitchen etc. They will also have the opportunity to take a close-up look at a period armor.

Duration: about 90 min

Recommended age group: 6 to 12 years

Subject: history

Children can take part in the workshop with a Hungarian guide withouttheir parents. During the workshop, they will have the chance to prepare their own keepsakes.

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