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ATTENTION! Road closures from 26th to 30th September 2018

There will be a number of road closures from 22th to 30th September 2018 during the UCI 2018 Road Championship Innsbruck-Tirol Austria all over Tyrol. This regulation concerns also the road to Ambras Castle during five days.

Scheduled road closures

Wed 26.09.2018 — 8:00 to 12:30

Thu 27.09.2018 — 9:39 to 11:20 and 16:18 to 18:49

Fri 28.09.2018 — 13:40 to 17:26

Sat 29.09.2018 — 13:44 to 16:55

Sun 30.09.2018 — 11:10 to 16:59

During these times there is no possibility to reach or leave the Schlossstraße or the bus parking by car, bus, or motorbike. You can only reach the museum from the city of Innsbruck at these times. Ambras Castle is normally open for you.

The bus TS - The Sightseer will not run from 22th to 30th September 2018! We recommend using the public transport of the Innsbrucker Verkehrsbetriebe IVB (line 3 or line C).

For questions about public transport:

    Hotline IVB (Innsbruck): +43 512 53 07-600

    Hotline VVT (Tyrol): +43 512 56 16 16

For questions about traffic and road closures:

    City Police Command Innsbruck:
    +43 59133 7540 10

All information and details about the road closures can be found here.


Please note that only limited parking is available.

The Schlossstraße is a municipal parking zone, parking fees are charged daily from 9 am to 7 pm. There is only one car park ticket machine in the area, located nearby the castle portal at the ende of the Schlossstraße (no card payments, coins only, no change).

Spend a good 2 hours visiting Ambras Castle.  Art lovers like to stay more than 4 hours in the numerous collections of the museum. Allow yourself a sufficient rest period in the FERDINAND Café & Bistro and in a walk through the beautiful spacious Park of Ambras Castle.


Local public transport

Postbus to Ambras Castle

In 9 minutes by bus number 4134 von main station (Hauptbahnhof) (via Kaiserschützenplatz - Olympiaworld - Leipziger Platz - Pacherstraße – Landessportcenter) to Ambras Castle.
Further information:


By public transport (IVB) and on foot to Ambras Castle

You can reach the castle on foot from three stops of the Innsbrucker Verkehrsbetriebe (IVB):

  • Tram line 3 (direction: Amras) stop "Philippine-Welser-Straße" (1.2 km, approx. 10-20 minutes, Tummelplatzweg: 60 meters increase!)
  • Bus line C (direction: Luigenstraße) Stop: "Luigenstraße" (0.6 km, approx. 10-30 minutes, steep ascent through the castle park: 60 meters increase!)
  • Tram line 6 "Igler" (direction: Igls) Stop "Tummelplatz" (0,4 km, approx. 6 minutes: slightly downhill!)

Further information:


The Sightseer

The Sightseer Bus takes you every 40 minutes to Ambras Catle. You can get in at any tourist station and break the journey with a day ticket as often as you like.
Further information: Sightseer-Webpage


Schloss Ambras Innsbruck
Schlossstraße 20
A-6020 Innsbruck
T +43 1 525 24 – 4802
F +43 1 525 24 – 4899




Photography Policy

Visitors to Ambras Castle are permitted to take photographs for personal, non-commercial use. All other uses require prior permission from the Rights & Images department. Press image enquiries should be made to the Press Office.

Please show consideration for the privacy and experience of other visitors when taking photographs.

Exceptions to this policy may be in place due to copyright restrictions or for reasons of security, conservation or in the interests of the overall visitor experience:

  • Photography in the main galleries is allowed for personal, non-commercial purposes only. It is the visitor’s responsibility to ensure no copyright is infringed.
  • Photography is not permitted in temporary exhibitions or displays with loans. Where photography is not permitted, clear signage will be visible and using these images in any way will require prior agreement with copyright holders or other third-parties.
  • Tripods, monopods and flash lighting are prohibited at all times.
  • Please do not take photographs of staff or other visitors without prior permission.

Much of Ambras Castle’s Collection is reproduced as postcards, slides or prints, available in the Shop, and online.



Dogs are not allowed in the museum, but are welcome in the Park of Ambras Castle on a leash.

If you need more information on...

Press office and sponsoring
Tel. +43 1 525 24 - 4803

programmes and events
Tel. +43 1 525 24- 4804

images and copyright
Tel. +43 1 525 24- 3341 oder 3342

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