Arenenberg close to Lake Constance

Arenenberg – Chateau and Napoleonic museum

Salenstein, Switzerland

The chateau is situated at one of the most beautiful vantage points in the Lake Constance region. In 1816, Hortense de Beauharnais, stepdaughter of Napoleon I, chose to exile herself here. Visitors can discover how Hortense lived here with her son Louis. Today’s Arenenberg combines culture, hospitality and education in a unique manner.

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Opening hours

April–September
daily, 10 am–5 pm 
last admission 4 pm

October–December
Tue–Sun 10 am–5 pm 
last admission 4 pm

From May to September the museum is only accessible as part of a guided tour. Last tour at 4 pm.
Bistro opens daily 10 am-6 pm

1st January 2022–7th February 2022 closed.

Recommended time
180 Minutes
Price
Adults
15.00 CHF

One-time free admission with the Bodensee Card PLUS (no pre-registration or online ticket purchase necessary)​​​​​​​

Kids
5.00 CHF

One-time free admission with the Bodensee Card PLUS 

Additional information

Wine region Lake Constance
During the Napoleonic era, wine was pressed at the Arenenberg. Learn more about the history of the three hectare wine region during a wine hike, tasting or guided tour in the imperial vineyard.
More information about the wine region Lake Constance can be found here.
 

Contact address

Napoleonmuseum Thurgau
Schloss und Park Arenenberg
8268 Salenstein
Switzerland

Tel.: +41 58 3457410
napoleonmuseum@tg.ch
www.napoleonmuseum.ch
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