Ahaus Castle in Münsterland
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Landmark in the heart of the city
Ahaus Castle

Ahaus Castle

The castle is located in the heart of the city, only a few metres from the popular pedestrian zone and gives Ahaus a special charm. This makes the castle not only the town's landmark, but also its focal point.

Ahaus Castle is the former hunting residence of the Prince-Bishops of Münster in Ahaus. As early as the beginning of the 11th century, a castle stood on the site of today's Baroque building, which belonged to the noble lords of Ahaus and passed into the possession of the prince bishop of Münster in 1406.

Between 1688 and 1695, the Capuchin monk Ambrosius von Oelde built the hunting lodge by order of the prince-bishop Friedrich Christian von Plettenberg. From 1765 to 1767, the Baroque master builder Johann Conrad Schlaun added a central risalit with a large flight of steps to the garden front after the destruction in the Seven Years' War.

Tobacco factory, destruction and reconstruction

In the 19th century, the castle housed a tobacco factory, among other things. In 1945 it was hit by a bombing raid and burnt out completely. The baroque furnishings of the rooms, which had been preserved until then, were lost. The district of Ahaus bought the ruins and had them rebuilt. Today the castle is owned by the district of Borken and houses the Ahaus Technical Academy. The school museum is directly attached to Ahaus Castle.

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Events at Ahaus Castle

Here you will find the current events at Schloss Ahaus in the coming months. The castle concerts are a great experience for every culture lover. You can also increase the radius in the search to see more events in Ahaus and the surrounding area.

Events at Ahaus Castle

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3 Matches.
Jun
19
So
Picnic at the castle Castles and fortresses day
19.06.2022, 10:00 19.06.2022, ca.21:00
Ahaus Castle, Ahaus
Organiser: Ahaus Marketing & Touristik GmbH
Picnic
Castles & palaces day

There is something for everyone at the picnic in the castle park of the Ahaus Baroque Castle. Feast from early to late, stroll through the park or take a closer look at the baroque castle.

For the early risers, breakfast is served in the morning and all late risers are welcome to picnic from midday onwards.

For those who don't have a sweet tooth, there is also plenty to do around the picnic.

Feel free to drop by!

Time
19.06.2022, 10:00 19.06.2022, ca.21:00
Location
Opening hours
Öffnungszeiten vom 19.06.2022 to 19.06.2022
  • Monday
    closed
  • Tuesday
    closed
  • Wednesday
    closed
  • Thursday
    closed
  • Friday
    closed
  • Saturday
    closed
  • Sunday
    10:00 Uhr bis 21:00 Uhr
Prices
Picknick am Schloss
  • Eintritt frei (Frei ab mittags): 0
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Jun
24
Fri
Pietsch Classics - Max Mutzke
24.06.2022, 20:30 24.06.2022, ca.22:30
Ahaus Castle, Ahaus
Stage
concert
Music

This year, Pietsch Classics was able to win the exceptional artist Max Mutzke and his band for the open-air concert at the castle. This year, Max Mutzke will take his audience on a journey through pop, rock, soul, funk and jazz. Even though it will still be some time before the concert takes place, all ticket holders can already look forward to a special evening.

All tickets purchased so far for 2021 will of course remain valid for the make-up date in 2022. Of course, you also have the option of returning your ticket and receiving a refund. Please contact the Eventim customer service (0180 6 533933).

Max Mutzke inspires with his unmistakable and powerful voice. As the first winner of the ProSieben show "The Masked Singers", he accompanied the final in 2020 and presented the trophy to the winner in 2021.

Time
24.06.2022, 20:30 24.06.2022, ca.22:30
Location
Opening hours
Öffnungszeiten vom 24.06.2022 to 24.06.2022
  • Monday
    closed
  • Tuesday
    closed
  • Wednesday
    closed
  • Thursday
    closed
  • Friday
    closed
  • Saturday
    20:00 Uhr bis 22:30 Uhr
  • Sunday
    closed
Prices
Normalpreis
  • normal: 41.5
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Jun
25
Sat
Comedy at the Castle - Markus Krebs
25.06.2022, 20:00 25.06.2022, ca.21:30
Ahaus Castle, Ahaus
Organiser: Ahaus Marketing & Touristik GmbH
Stage

A simple bar table, a bar stool, a bottle of beer - you don't need much more for an evening with Markus Krebs. Humour principle? Something between pub buddy and joke pope.

With his Ruhrpott charm, Markus Krebs excellently serves the audience's humour centres. Whether it's intelligent comedy or pithy word creations - in his fourth solo programme "Pass auf...kennste den?!" the bearded man with sunglasses and legendary black woolly hat doesn't shy away from a flat joke.

Markus Krebs is known for his mercilessly uncompromising punch lines, which make him unique in the German comedy scene. In his last solo programme "Permanent Panne", gag followed gag. In the new programme, the self-proclaimed "man behind the belly" continues this tradition and gives his audience an evening full of laughing fits and without pauses for breath.

Those who spend the evening with Markus Krebs take nothing away with them. There is no message, but a show consisting of punch lines of the comedic top class.

Admission is from 19:00 via Sümmermannplatz.

You can buy tickets on our homepage or via Ahaus Marketing & Touristik at Oldenkottplatz 2 in Ahaus.

Time
25.06.2022, 20:00 25.06.2022, ca.21:30
Location
Prices
Tickets
  • normal (Normal): 34
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