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 are09.06., 14.07., 04.08., 01.09., 08.09., 15.09., 13.10., 03.11., 17.11., 15.12

The tour starts at 10.00 a.m. Per person the tour costs 5,00 €.

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: 

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.