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Benrath Palace
Benrath Palace
Schlosscafé
Schlosscafé
Benrath Palace and Park from above
Benrath Palace and Park from above
Kuppelsaal at Benrath Palace
Kuppelsaal at Benrath Palace

Palace and Park Benrath

One of the most beautiful garden palaces of the 18th century is situated in Düsseldorf's southern district of Benrath. Planned and built between 1756 and 1773 by Nicolas de Pigage, the Palace and Park Benrath was constructed as a maison de plaisance for Elector Carl Theodor.

The palace is an overall work of art dating from the late baroque period that combines art, landscaping and nature. It is also home to three museums: the Museum Corps de Logis (located in the palace's main building), the Museum für Europäische Gartenkunst (Museum for Landscape Art) and the Museum für Naturkunde (Natural Science Museum). This is where visitors may immerse themselves in the 18th century, follow in the footsteps of important landscape artists and take a stroll through local flora and fauna. Blossoming gardens, curving paths and hidden ponds invite visitors to spend time and relax at Palace and Park Benrath.

Address

Stiftung Schloss und Park Benrath
Museum für Europäische Gartenkunst
Corps de Logis
Museum für Naturkunde
Benrather Schloßallee 100-106
40597 Düsseldorf

Tues. - Sun. 11:00-17:00