Mergentheim Residential Palace, Monument BW app

Free “Monument BW” appThe adventure tour

Now you can explore the history of the residential palace on site with “Monument BW” – the app for your smartphone or tablet. Impressive images, videos, and audios bring the history of the former moated castle to life and offer a glimpse behind the scenes. But the app has even more to offer than this: you’ll find information on lots of other monuments in the region, too.

Mergentheim Residential Palace, Monument BW App start page

All important information at a glance.

What does the app offer?

First, the app lists all the important information for your visit: hours, prices, directions, dining, and contacts. Furthermore, an adventure tour is available for download, ready to be used offline and on site. You can listen using headphones or by holding your smartphone to your ear, the way you would for a phone call. It's best to download the app while you're still at home and to take a peek at the monument. That way, you can start your visit as soon as you arrive on site.

The tour

The 60-minute multimedia adventure tour of the residential palace contains 21 audio and visual stations: visitors can listen to detailed background information about the palace’s architectural history, view picture galleries and films, and gain intriguing insights into the Teutonic Order and the palace’s impressive treasures.

Mergentheim Residential Palace, adventure tour start page
Mergentheim Residential Palace, adventure tour highlight station
Mergentheim Residential Palace, adventure tour highlights

Multimedia adventure tour of Mergentheim Residential Palace.

Want more?

If you want to learn more specifics, you are invited to do so in deep dives on the topics “Everyday Life,” “With All Senses,” “Through Time and Space,” “A Closer Look,” and “Behind the Scenes.” If you are short on time, enter the word “highlight.” This will display the stations of the adventure tour considered to be outstanding highlights.


Download the app and the adventure tour to your smartphone before your next visit and discover Mergentheim Residential Palace in an entirely personal way. After your visit, you can discover more of the region's monuments in the app and plan your next trip.

Other monuments in the app:

Heidelberg CastleBruchsal PalaceMannheim Baroque PalaceMaulbronn MonasterySepulchral Chapel on Württemberg Hill



You can download the app for free in app stores under the keyword “Monument BW”.

For Android

For Apple

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Requires iOS 12.4 or later.

iPod touch
Requires iOS 12.4 or later.

Requires macOS 11 (or later) and a Mac with Apple M1 chip.

7.0 or higher.