Have an amazing tour through the Schaezlerpalais. Located in the city center, the museum is the most important, and also best preserved private residential from the 18th century in Augsburg. It´s also known as the Rococo pearl.
The Schaezlerpalais was formerly the city palace of the banker Benedikt Adam Freiherr von Liebert. In 1763 Benedikt bought a patrician building in a central location of Augsburg and had built there a modern rococo palace, which became one of the most magnificent city palaces in Germany. Now you can find there the German Baroque Gallery, which collects paintings from the 17th and 18th centuries. Karl and Magdalene Haberstock foundation offers paintings by important baroque artists. In the State Gallery, you can admire a famous Fugger portrait by Albrecht Dürer. Visit also the gilded mirrored ballroom that has survived intact and was inaugurated by Austrian Archduchess Maria Antonia.
Meet your expert guide at the Hans Jakob Fugger Monument at the Fuggerplat and start your 2-hour guided tour through the magnificent Schaezlerpalais. Skip the line easily with a fast-track entrance ticket. Your guide will make sure you will get the most of this experience and will deliver you interesting facts and the history of the museum.
Extend your tour to 3 hours and pay a visit to the Maximilian Museum. Explore the museum with its art collections, culture, and history of Augsburg. Your guide will introduce you to a unique collection of outstanding works of goldsmithing, bronze art, and other objects from the time when Augsburg was an imperial city and Germany’s art metropolis.
You can explore more by joining a 4-hour option. See the picturesque old homes at the Fuggerei, the oldest social housing complex in the world, which is still in use. It’s home to about 150 people and was founded by one of the richest families in the world – the Fugger family.