Mannheim Baroque Palace, knights’ hall app station

Free “Monument BW” appThe adventure tour

Now you can discover the treasures of Mannheim Palace on site and in English with “Monument BW,” the app for your smartphone or tablet. Impressive pictures, videos, and audio bring the residence to life and offer a look behind the scenes. But the app has even more to offer: In it, you can find several other monuments in the region, as well.

Mannheim Baroque Palace, Mannheim Palace app start page

All important information at a glance.

What does the app offer?

First, the app lists all the important information for your visit: hours, prices, directions, dining, and contacts. Furthermore, an adventure tour is available for download, ready to be used offline and on site. You can listen using headphones or by holding your smartphone to your ear, the way you would for a phone call. It's best to download the app while you're still at home and to take a peek at the monument. That way, you can start your visit as soon as you arrive on site.

The tour

The 75-minute multimedia adventure tour through the Baroque palace contains 23 audio and visual stations: Guests can listen to details about the palace’s history, listen to conversations between historical figures, see picture galleries, slideshows, and films—for example, the Electoral Palatinate Chamber Orchestra playing a piece from the famous Mannheim School, or the curator in the electress’ magnificent Library Cabinet.

Mannheim Baroque Palace, adventure tour start page

Mannheim Baroque Palace, adventure tour highlights

Mannheim Baroque Palace, adventure tour substation

Want more?

If you want to learn more specifics, you are invited to do so in deep dives on the topics “Everyday Life,” “With All Senses,” “Through Time and Space,” “A Closer Look,” and “Behind the Scenes.” If you are short on time, enter the word “highlight.” This will display the stations of the adventure tour considered to be outstanding highlights.

Service

App „Monument BW“

You can download the app for free in app stores under the keyword “Monument BW”.

Compatibility

iPhone
Requires iOS 12.4 or later.

iPod touch
Requires iOS 12.4 or later.

Mac
Requires macOS 11 (or later) and a Mac with Apple M1 chip.

Android
7.0 or higher.