Bruchsal Palace, Monument BW app

Free “Monument BW” appThe adventure tour

Now you can discover the secrets of the Bruchsal Palace on site and in English with “Monument BW,” the app for your smartphone or tablet. Impressive images, videos, and audio bring the history of this imposing monument to life and offer a look behind the scenes. But the app has even more to offer: in it, you can find several other monuments in the region, as well.

Bruchsal Palace, Startseite Monument BW App start page

All important information at a glance.

What does the app offer?

First, the app lists all the important information for your visit: hours, prices, directions, dining, and contacts. Furthermore, an adventure tour is available for download, ready to be used offline and on site. You can listen using headphones or by holding your smartphone to your ear, the way you would for a phone call. It's best to download the app while you're still at home and to take a peek at the monument. That way, you can start your visit as soon as you arrive on site.

The tour

Tour for adults
The 75-minute multimedia adventure tour through the baroque castle contains 26 audio and image stations: the guest hears details about the history of the castle, listens to the dialogues of historical people, sees picture galleries and slide shows - for example about the destruction of Bruchsal Castle in World War II or about the restoration of the state rooms, which was completed in 2017.


Tour for children
Younger guests can go on their own 45-minute tour and explore the palace at 16 fascinating stations. Together with the page Philipp and the parrot Filou, children delve into mysterious underworlds, stride up the palace’s famous staircase and find out all about the vanities of the bishop and the warmheartedness of the margravine – here, history comes to life with a sense of fun.

Bruchsal Palace, adventure tour start page
Bruchsal Palace, adventure tour highlights
Bruchsal Palace, adventure tour substation

Multimedia adventure tour of Bruchsal Palace.

Want more?

If you want to learn more specifics, you are invited to do so in deep dives on the topics “Everyday Life,” “With All Senses,” “Through Time and Space,” “A Closer Look,” and “Behind the Scenes.” If you are short on time, enter the word “highlight.” This will display the stations of the adventure tour considered to be outstanding highlights.

Download the app and the adventure tour to your smartphone before your next visit and discover the Bruchsal Palace in an entirely personal way. After your visit, you can discover more of the region's monuments in the app and plan your next trip. 

Other monuments in the app:

Heidelberg CastleMannheim Baroque PalaceMergentheim Residential PalaceMaulbronn MonasterySalem Monastery and PalaceSepulchral Chapel on Württemberg Hill


App „Monument BW“

You can download the app for free in app stores under the keyword “Monument BW”.

 For Android

 For Apple


Requires iOS 15.0 or later.

iPod touch
Requires iOS 15.0 or later

Requires macOS 12.0 (or later) and a Mac with Apple M1 chip.

7.0 or higher.