Little Pheasant Castle

Information around the Little Pheasant Castle

Benefits with the schloesserlandPASS

Further benefits
Reduced rates for guided tours, since the interior of the castle may only be visitited on a guided tour.

Arrival & map

Next City:  Dresden  (17 km)

Arrival information:

By car/ tour bus

  • via A4, exit Dresden Wilder Mann, follow the signposts
  • via A13, exit Radeburg, follow the signposts

By public transport

  • rail to Dresden Neustadt Station, then bus line 326 towards Radeburg as far as Moritzburg Castle
  • bus line 326 towards Radeburg as far as Moritzburg Castle 
  • Come here by bus or rail


Take the historic narrow gauge railway »Loessnitzdackel« from Radebeul to Moritzburg. You reach Radebeul Ost by city rail S1 (Dresden-Meißen). For further information go to

Visitor Center at the Little Pheasant Castle

The former court kitchen building is immediately adjacent to the Little Castle. Today, it houses the Visitor Center where you can purchase your tickets for the Little Pheasant Castle as well as the museum shop, a garden café, cloakrooms, restrooms and changing special exhibitions.

At the times of the Saxon princes, it accommodated the kitchen, the pantry and the quarters for the servants for the Little Pheasant Castle. After this was not need anymore after the 19th century, it served residential and administrative purposes.

The Visitor Center and the garden café are open during the same times of the Little Pheasant Castle’s opening hours.

See here for further information on our catering.




Opening Hours

May 1 to October 31, 2017

Moritzburg Little Pheasant Castle

  • open only to visitors taking part in a guided tour
  • Mon - Fri (except Aug 7 and Aug 8) guided tours every hour on the hour, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm 
  • Sat, Sun, public holidays: guided tours every 30 minutes, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • more guided tours available on request


  • open only to visitors taking part in a guided tour
  • every Sunday, 11:00 am to 4:00 pm  (subject to weather conditions)

Visitor center at Moritzburg Little Pheasant Castle 

  • Mon - Fri: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sat, Sun, public holidays: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

November 1 to April 30, 2017

Moritzburg Little Pheasant Castle

  • closed


  • closed

Visitor center at Moritzburg Little Pheasant Castle

  • closed

Subject to modifications.

Ticket Rates

  • Full rate 6,50 EUR
  • Reduced rate 4,50 EUR

Moritzburg Little Pheasant Castle may only be visited within one of the guided tours. Owing to the little space inside the castle, only up to 10 people can take part in a tour at a time. Guided tours are usually provided in German. Booking is recommended, especially of guided tours taking place at weekends or public holidays. (call 035207 873610)

Special exhibition »Straw to Gold«

  • Full rate:  EUR 3.00
  • Reduced rate*: EUR 2.00

Visitors of Moritzburg Castle or Moritzburg Little Pheasant Castle enjoy free admission to the special exhibition. (provided the presentation of the ticket purchased)


  • Full rate: EUR 3.00
  • Reduced rate*: EUR 1.00

Free admission:

  • Children aged 5 or younger
  • People visiting the castle on their birthday
  • Accompanying adults of severly disabled people (entry »B« iin the disability pass)
  • Tour guides
  • Tour bus drivers accompanying a tour group
  • 1 accompanying adult per 10 pupils
  • Journalists for reporting purposes (valid identification required)
  • Holders of the schloesserlandPASS

Subject to modifications.


Moritzburg Little Pheasant Castle

| 01468 Moritzburg

Property of State Palaces, Castles and Gardens of Saxony, non profit

+49 (0) 35207 873-0