Our Opening Hours


Am Samstag, 19.08.2023, ist der Merseburger Dom in der Zeit von 9.00 bis ca. 11.30 Uhr aufgrund eines Einschulungsgottesdienstes geschlossen. Andere Bereiche wie der Kreuzgang und der Domschatz können trotzdem besichtigt werden.


April to October
Montag bis Samstag: 9.00–18.00 Uhr
Sonntag, kirchl. Feiertag: 11.00–18.00 Uhr

November bis März
Monday to Saturday: 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
Sunday, religious holidays: 2 noon–4 p.m. 12.00–16.00 Uhr
24 December: 9 a.m.–12 noon

We recommend allowing at least one hour for your visit. Arriving after 5.30 p.m. (3.30 p.m. in winter) will not allow you sufficient time to view all areas of the Cathedral in a relaxed fashion.

Further restrictions

Services and religious activities have priority in the cathedral. We hope you understand that opening hours and tour offers might vary due to weddings, baptisms or concert rehearsals. Maintenance of the cathedral and the organ might be spontaneously needed and, therefore, could cause acoustic disturbances of tours.
Current services at Merseburg Cathedral can be found under www.kirche-merseburg.de

We are grateful for your understanding in this.

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