The Private and Representative Rooms (basic tour)

The tour route includes a total of 21 rooms. Visitors will see the private and state rooms on the ground and first floor, including the famous Neoclassical staircase hall and the two libraries, which contain almost 25,000 books. The tour is devoted to the fate of four generations of the noble Dalberg family, from their arrival from their native Rhineland to the Czech lands during the Napoleonic wars to the stirring end of the last member of the family, Baron Johann Dalberg. The small rooms reconstructed according to archival inventories and photographs to the appearance in the early 20th century brought alive by many surviving details and objects of daily use.

During the reconstruction of interiors in 2010-13 the rooms gained back the authentic appereance from the 19th and the 20th century. Guided tour includes representative rooms such as the Staircase Hall, one of the most beautiful classcist hall in Central Europe, and the Art Nouveau Grand Library. The visitors can also see the private rooms of Friedrich Ferdinand von Dalberg or his son Friedrich Egbert von Dalberg and learn somethnig about the life of noble family and their servants in chateau situated in Moravia. Art enthusiasts will definitely appreciate the portrait of poetess Therese von Dalberg by well-known artist František Kupka.

 

Two unique libraries are the most valuable rooms in chateau Dačice. The Biedermeyer Small Library was built in the beginning of the 19th century and contains about 7000 tomes. The Art-Nouveau Grand Library was built in the beginning of the 20th century. The grand library contains about 17,000 tomes, published between the 16th and the 20th century, mainly in German, French and Latin.

Opening hours

Period Days Hours
1. 1.-31. 3. closed
1. 4.-30. 4. sat–sun 10.00 – 16.00
6. 4.-10. 4. mon, thu, fri, sat, sun 10.00 – 16.00
18. 4. tue 10.00 – 16.00
1. 5.-31. 5. tue–sun 10.00 – 16.00
1. 5. mon 10.00 – 16.00
8. 5. mon 10.00 – 16.00
1. 6.-31. 8. tue–sun 10.00 – 17.00
1. 9.-30. 9. tue–sun 10.00 – 16.00
1. 10.-31. 10. sat–sun 10.00 – 16.00
26. 10.-29. 10. thu–sun 10.00 – 16.00
1. 11.-31. 12 closed
2024
1. 1-31. 3. closed

Group In April, May, September and October the last tour starts at 4 pm, in June, July and August at 5 pm.

Admission

Czech guide tour (foreign language tours offered in English, texts in English or German)
  • Adults 25 up to 64 years 180 Kč
  • Seniors 65+ 140 Kč
  • Youth 18 up to 24 years 140 Kč
  • Persons with disabilities with valid identification card/certificate 140 Kč
  • Children 6 up to 17 years 50 Kč
  • Children under 5 years free
  • Person accompanying a disabled person free
  • Person accompanying a school group of 15 pupils/students free
  • Guide accompanying a group of at least 15 persons free
  • "MK ČR" card * free
  • ICOMOS card * free
  • Seasonal NPÚ ticket free
  • Single NPÚ tickets free
  • NPÚ card free
  • "Náš člověk" card * free
  • * Valid only for one person (card holder)