Burg Mildenstein History

1046
The Leisnig burgward is first mentioned.

1048 
Emperor Henry IV assigns Leisnig Castle to Wiprecht von Groitzsch.

1158 
Leisnig becomes imperial castle under Emperor Frederick Barbarossa.

1365 
The margraves of Meissen take possession of Leisnig Castle and the burgraviate around.

1390/ 1400 
The castle is principally converted under Margrave William I of Meissen. The Lower Castle is erected as a representative residential palace.

1632 to 1635 
Mildenstein Castle is repeatedly under siege and conquered during the Thirty Years’ War.

1706/07 
Stanisław Leszczyński, the Polish rival claimant to the throne of Augustus the Strong, uses the castle as a residence and signs the Treaty of Altranstaedt there.

1910 
The museum rooms in the Lower Castle are opened.

1993 
Mildenstein Castle becomes the property of the Free State of Saxony.

Contact

Mildenstein Castle

Burglehn 6 | 04703 Leisnig

+49 (0) 34321 6256-0
mildenstein@schloesserland-sachsen.de

Opening hours

March to October

  • Tue - Fri: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Sat, Sun, public holidays: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Mon: closed

November

  • Sat, Sun, public holidays: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Mon - Fri: closed

December to February

  • closed

Subject to modifications.

Ticket rates

  • Full rate 5,00 EUR
  • Reduced rate 2,50 EUR
  • Full rate: EUR 5.00 
  • Reduced rate*: EUR 2.50
  • 2 adults and up to 4 children*: EUR 11.00 
  • 1 adult and up to 2 children**: EUR 6.00 
  • Group rate (15 people and more): EUR 4.00 per person
  • Group rate for pupils: EUR 2.00 per person
  • Mildenstein Castle annual ticket: EUR 10.00

Guided tours

  • Per group( up to 30 people): EUR 30.00/ outside opening hours: EUR 50.00
  • Per group of pupils: EUR 15.00 Euro (castle tour)/ outside opening hours: EUR 20.00

Foto and video permit

  • EUR 1.50 (for non-commercial purposes)

Free admission

  • Children aged 5 or younger
  • People visiting the castle on their birthday
  • Accompanying adults of severly disabled people (entry »B« iin the disability pass)
  • Tour guides
  • Tour bus drivers accompanying a tour group
  • 1 accompanying adult per 10 pupils
  • Journalists for reporting purposes (valid identification required)
  • Holders of the schloesserlandPASS

Subject to modifications.