Heringen Castle was built by the Counts of Hohnstein between 1322 and 1327 and has been a cultural monument of national importance since 2005. The building is of great architectural interest with its vaulted cellar and the courtroom with ribbed vaulting. A table room with painted ceilings and a banquet room with restored murals from the Renaissance period can be visited.
The castle museum shows cultural history of the region, including an exhibition on the life of Countess Clara von Schwarzburg-Frankenhausen and exhibits on Local history. Since the end of May 2019, the castle has been displaying the interactive and experience-oriented archaeological permanent exhibition "The oldest village in Thuringia". An archeology from the Stone Age and the Bronze Age in the region of the Golden Aue.
Thu-Fri: 10.00 am-5.00 pm
Sat/Sun: 10.00 am-4.00 pm
adult: 4,50 €
children (7-16 years): 3,00 €
children (till 6 years): free
available - up to the 3rd floor