FAQs

Which tours can I book?

At Faber-Castell you can do three tours by prior appointment:
  • Production plant wood-cased pencils: Monday to Friday at 08.30, 10.00, 10.30, 11.00 and 11.30 a.m., duration approx. 2 hours
  • Museum “old lead”: Monday to Sunday from 08.00 a.m. to 06.00 p.m., duration approx. 1,5 hours
  • Faber-Castell castle: Monday to Sunday from 08.00 a.m. to 06.00 p.m., duration approx. 1,5 hours

Where can I book a tour?

Tours can exclusively be booked via our online form which you find here.

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What size can a group have?

One group may consist of a maximum of 20 people. Nevertheless several groups can be guided at the same time.

What does a tour cost?

One tour costs 100 €, two tours cost 150 €, three tours cost 200 €. Schoolclasses are free of charge.

Which languages do you offer?

Guided tours can be offered in German, English, Italian, French, Spanish, Serb/ Croatian and Romanian language.

Are there also appointments for families, individuals or small groups?

We offer guided tours through the production plant as a collective date. 

The dates in 2017 are13.01., 17.02., 03.03., 17.03., 07.04., 21.04., 19.05., 09.06., 14.07., 04.08., 11.08., 18.08., 25.08., 01.09., 08.09., 15.09., 13.10., 17.11., 15.12

The tour starts at 10.00 a.m. Per person the tour costs 4,00 €.

Please take note of our new prices from April 2017.

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Furthermore the castle and the museum are open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.  every third Sunday a month.

The dates in 2017 are: 

15.01., 19.02., 19.03., 16.04., 21.05., 18.06., 16.07., 20.08., 17.09., 15.10., 19.11., 17.12

The entrance fee for the museum is 4,50 € (reduced 3,00 €, family ticket 10,00 €). For the museum it is 7,00 € (reduced 5,00 €, family ticket 15,00 €). A combined ticket for both, museum and castle, costs 10,00 € (reduced 7,00 €, family ticket 19,00 €). There is no need to book in advance.

When do I need to book?

You can book your tour up to six month in advance. We recommend to book the tour a minimum of for weeks ahead of your planned visit.

Am I allowed to take pictures?

You can take pictures in our museum. Regrettably taking pictures is not allowed in the production plant and the castle.

Are the premises barrier-free?

Regrettably our historic buildings are partly not barrier-free (production and museum), our castle is barrier-free. Please also note, that longer marches have to be considered.