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About the Castle

About the Castle

The dominance of Trenčín and the whole Middle-Váh-Valley (Považie) keeps guard over the old mercantile routes connecting the Mediterranean area with the Baltic and Northern Europe.

On the locality of today´s castle, during the era of the Great Moravia, there was  a bulwark, serving as a community centre. Contemporary castle was built in the 11th century as a borderland stronghold to protect important Váh fords and Carpathian passes, through which mercantile routes, linked the territory of Northern Hungary and Middle-Slovak mining towns with Bohemia, Moravia, Silesia and Poland. In the centuries that followed,  it became the border settlement, royal and later aristocratic county.

Today there are exhibition rooms and many of the museum´s expositions are inside the castle.

Information for Visitors

Opening Hours

May – September: 9:00 – 17:30 (ticket office)

April – October: 9:00 – 16:30 (ticket office)

November – March: 9:00 – 15:30 (ticket office)

The Upper  Castle is at least 10 minutes on foot from the ticket office.

We offer two types of tours:

Tour A (Lower Castle, without a guide) – Barracks (Exposition of historical weapons „Unconquered“), Starving Tower

Tour B (Castle Tour – only with a guide) (1 hour and 15 min.) - Matthew's Tower,  Information about the history of Trenčín Castle.  Louis´ Palace (Exposition of historical furniture „Reminissciencie“). Barbara's Palace + Rotunda (Archeological Finds of  Trenčín Castle), Lapidary, Barracks (Exposition of historical weapons „Unconquered“), Starving Tower.

Price of Admission (Admission Fees)

Tour A (Lower Castle)

Adults

3,00 €

Pensioners

1,50 €

Children over the age of 6, students

1,50 €

Children at the age of 3 – 6

0,50 €

Disabled people

0,50 €

Tour B (Castle Tour)

Adults

5,00 €

Pensioners

4,00 €

Children over the age of 6, students

3,00 €

Children at the age of 3 – 6

1,00 €

Disabled people

0,50 €

Groups of more than 15 people discount 0,20 € per one person

Children under 3 years free

Tourist guide free

Staff supervision: One teacher for 15 children gratis

Children from foster home free

Guide is not responsible for the behavior of children during the tour!

Extra pay for foreign tours for groups of 15 and more people:

Guiding during opening hours in a foreign language (English, German): 15  €

Guided tours off the opening hours in a foreign language (English, German): 20  €



 

Quick contact

The Museum of Trencin
Phone:
+421 32 / 743 44 31

info@muzemtn.sk


Trencin Castle
Phone:
+421 32 / 743 56 57
E-mail: Bc. Tomáš Somr
hrad@muzeumtn.sk

The Museum info

Opening hours:
All year around (except for Monday):
9:00 – 16:00 hod.

Entrance fee:
Adults: 0,99 € / 30,- Sk
Children, students, pensioners: 0,49 € / 15,- Sk

Virtual tour

Virtual tour Visit our virtual tour of the Trenčín castle and exhibits in the museum.