Offerings for Youths

Experience the history of the “Wetterau Inkwell” with a guided tour of the site, whose beginnings date back well over 800 years. A great Staufen castle and the history of its mighty lords await you. Here, the time of Emperor Barbarossa can still be seen in the old columns. We offer thematic group tours on exciting topics for advanced history courses and student groups. A guided tour (approx. 60 minutes) can be followed by a workshop (approx. 60 minutes).

Please contact us, we will be happy to advise you!

At a glance


Group: max. 25 people

Duration: approx. 1 hour

Meeting point: next to the castle ticket office

A journey back in time to the Middle Ages - stories and history of Münzenberg Castle

The castle ruins provide an excellent backdrop for experiencing the Middle Ages. During the guided tour of the complex, you will hear exciting stories of the “Wetterau Inkwell”, whose beginnings date back well over 800 years. Let yourself be inspired by the history of the Staufen castle...

Heaven, Hell, Purgatory. Belief in the Middle Ages

The Middle Ages were steeped in belief in God, venerable saints and life after death. On our tour of the town and castle, you will learn about the various places of worship and their role in the everyday lives of Münzenberg’s medieval inhabitants. You will be taken into a familiar yet very different world, where pilgrims, care for the poor and relics, fear of the devil and the salvation of one's own soul determined existence.

Note & Registration

The tours can be booked from April to October.

Please send the completed registration form to

For queries: +49 (0)6172 9262 148


7.00 € per adult, 5.00 € per child; minimum 60.00 € per group
1 hour
max. 25 persons
Meeting point:
Next to the castle ticket office