Guided Tours

 through the museum and the castle nature-park

Erzherzog Franz Ferdinand Museum

Guided tours may be booked only on advance notice both for groups as well as for individual visitors.

Please observe that the maximum size of groups is 35 persons.

Tour length: 80 minutes

Bookings under 07413/8006 or museum(at)

For individual visitors to the permanent exhibition audio-guides are available in German, English and French, as well as short texts in many other languages for the various rooms.


Castle Nature-park

Guided tours may be booked only on advance notice both for groups as well as for individual visitors.

From May onward with the advance booking of at least 20 persons, guided walks through the nature park take place each Saturday and Sunday at 16:00 hours, ending in relaxed refreshments in the castle café.

Tour length: 50 minutes

Bookings under 07413/8006 or museum(at)

Artstetten Castle at night

In the summer season we offer our visitors a special experience: to visit Artstetten Castle at night!
The package includes a visit of the illuminated family crypt, the final resting place of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophie as well as a mystic torch walk through the Castle Park.

Afterwards we let the evening end with a glass of sparkling wine and Snacks in the Castle Café or on the Castle Terrace!

Guided tour in German only! 



GUK EINI - Gourmet and Cultural Walk with Qualified Nature Guide

The gourmet and cultural walk with a qualified nature guide begins in the town centre of Artstetten at the Böhm House in Prangerplatz, then follows the pilgrims on the St. James Way and leads to  the castle nature-park. After the walk you can enjoy the view onto the park and up to the foothills of the Alps from the terrace of the castle café and savor the specialities of the house as well as local delicacies.

Collected tour in Artstetten:

Every 1st and 2nd Saturday of the month, 14:30 (1 April till 12 November)


per person € 8.- (adults) or € 4.- (children from 6 years); the refreshments in the castle café are not included in thr price!

Meeting point: Prangerplatz opposite the municipal offices 3661 Arstetten, Schlossstr. 1

Length: c. 90 minutes

No booking and no minimum number of participants are required for the collected tour.


For groups: on inquiry anytime with advance notice under museum(at)

or under +43 (0) 7413/8006


Guided tour in German only!