Königsfelden Abbey


Getting here Arriving by car Visitors with reduced mobility can park at the meeting centre of Königsfelden Psychiatric Services. From there it is about 4 minutes to the convent church on a level path.

Königsfelden Abbey

Tours for schools

Königsfelden Abbey offers guided tours and workshops for schools. These can also be booked in English on request. Experience Königsfelden Abbey as a school class. Museum Aargau offers numerous guided

Königsfelden Abbey

Getting here by train, bus and car

Directions to Königsfelden Abbey Address Kloster Königsfelden – Museum Aargau 5210 Windisch Tel. 0848 871 200 Contact Arrival by public transport and car Arriving by train and bus Königsfelden Abbey i

Königsfelden Abbey

Opening hours and entrance fees

RENOVATION: CLOSED UNTIL MARCH 2025 Königsfelden Abbey is closed for renovation until the end of March 2025. Opening hours April to October 2025 Monday* closed Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Sa

Königsfelden Abbey


History A king's murder and the foundation of the monastery The German King Albrecht I fell victim to a conflict within the Habsburg family on May 1st 1308. His nephew Johann felt cheated out of his i

Königsfelden Abbey

Convent church and stained-glass windows

Admission: Museum entrance fee 0 Discover the convent church in digital and analogue form Explore the 700-year-old Königsfelden Abbey with its stained-glass windows , which are famed throughout Europe

Königsfelden Abbey

Around the convent church

Admission: Museum entrance fee 0 Tour of the Abbey grounds A walk around the convent church leads through the Abbey grounds, where Franciscan monks and Poor Clares once lived. Of the original double a

Königsfelden Abbey

Abbey complex

Königsfelden convent church was once the centrepiece of a large, substantial double monastery resided in by the mendicant orders of the Franciscans and the Clarists. Not only did the lives of the monk

Königsfelden Abbey

Stained glass windows

A place of commemoration for the Habsburg family was created at the scene of King Albrecht I's murder. The stained glass windows of the church of Königsfelden Abbey reflect the very highest level of c

Königsfelden Abbey

Excursions for families and children

Descend into the crypt, marvel at the famous stained-glass windows or hunt the nimble fox on the Foxtrail: Königsfelden Abbey offers great tours for families and children. Königsfelden Abbey is an exc

IndustriekulTOUR Aabach

A Virtual Tour of Industrial History

Experience the industrial culture on the Aabach with your smartphone: the IndustriekulTOUR Aabach is the first virtual museum space in the canton of Aargau. Meet bosses and factory workers from the age of industrialisation! The digital offering is available in German.

Start an exciting tour along the Aabach with your smartphone and experience the industrial history of the canton of Aargau at the original locations: from Hallwyl Castle via Seon, Lenzburg and Niederlenz to Wildegg – all made possible by augmented and virtual reality! Solve puzzles, discover lost buildings and hear and see stories of the industrial heyday along the Aabach.

The interactive game tours shed light on the historical content of industrialisation, but also examine links to contemporary issues at each tour location.

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A cooperative project

IndustriekulTOUR Aabach is a cooperation between Museum Aargau, the Museum Burghalde and the Verein Industriekultur Aabach (both websites in German).

Enquiries and contact

+41 (0)848 871 200

Telephone availability
Tuesday to Friday
9 am – 12 midday