The Rhineland Sights

Poppelsdorfer Schloss (Poppelsdorf Palace)

  • Meckenheimer Allee 171 Map It
  • Bonn
  • Castle/Palace/Chateau

Fodor's Review

This former electors' palace, built in the baroque style between 1715 and 1753, now houses the university's mineralogical collection. Its botanical gardens are home to 12,000 species, among the largest variety in Germany.

Sight Information

Address:

Meckenheimer Allee 171, Bonn, North Rhine-Westphalia, 53115, Germany

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Sight Details:

  • Mineralogical collection €2.50; botanical garden free weekdays, Sun. €3
  • Mineralogical collection: Wed. and Fri. 3–6, Sun. 10–5. Botanical garden: Apr.–Oct., daily 10–6 (until 8 Thurs.); Nov.–Mar., weekdays 10–4

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