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04860 Torgau, Germany

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Opening Hours  Easter - October
Mo-Fr 10am - 6pm / Sa, Su, Holidays 10 am - 4pm
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Event Highlights

"Martin Luther, The Holy Bible And Me"

Visitors can leave their mark behind and copy a verse from the bible.

Exhibition opening - Torgau. Residence of Renaissance and Reformation I May 19th, 2017

In the 15th and 16th centuries Hartenfels,  the impressive Renaissance castle, was the residence favoured by the Electors of Saxony whose political power protected Luther and significantly supported the spread of his ideas of reform. Schloss Hartenfels is UNESCO World Heritage candidate 2017.
The Special Exhibition, which is realized through the Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden (Dresden State Art Collections) shows the interrelations between politics and the Reformation and present the significance of Torgau as residential seat of the Electors of Saxony in the 16th and early 17th centuries.


Exhibition opening - The work of Johann Walter in the restored priests’ house of Georg Spalatin | May 21st, 2017


35th Festive week of protestant church music

Church music has a long tradition in Torgau. Johann Walter, choirmaster at the electoral court in Torgau ans founder of polyphony in the German church music, became Martin Luther's friend ans composed new songs and hyms. Since then, singing has always been an important element in the Protestant church service.
34th Festive Week of Protestant Church Music: June 18th to June 25th, 2017.


A festival in memory of Katharina von Bora, Martin Luther's wife, and all of today's brave and strong women. Music and street theatre, readings, exhibitions, historic handycrafts.
24th June, 2017.


Notification of the decision of UNESCO World Heritage Committee regarding  the application of extension of “Luther memorial in Central Germany” including Hartenfels Castle I July, 2017


5th International Saxon Academy of Singers-Hartenfels Castle in Torgau

The academy is designed to address the needs and interests of vocal music majors studying in German Conservatories as well as students presently attending universities in other countries. They meet in Torgau practice and perform together and people are invited to listen to them. 6th to 16th July, 2017.


Exhibition opening - The Electoral Chambers | September 10th, 2017

The exhibition deals with the fundamental importance of Torgau as political centre of the Reformation,place of courtly-architectural representation of European rank,fortress and garrison of the  18th and 19th century.
The focus is on the elector Johann Friedrich the Magnanimous and his wife Sibylle von Cleve.  Under his instruction the „Großer Wendelstein“, the impressive gallery of coats of arms as well as the Electoral Chamber with  its world famous Castle Chapel were build. The Ernestin elector lived from 1533 to 1547 mainly in Torgau. He was the leading supporter of Martin Luthers doctrine.


Festivity on the occasion of the consecration of the Castle Church, 5th to 8th October, 2017


Festival service and concert on the occasion of the Reformation Day,  31st October, 2017

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