The Hunting Depot at Grunewald Hunting Lodge

Hunting History

Frederick the Great closed the royal hunting lodge on Friedrichswerder located in Berlin’s present-day district of Mitte in 1765 and opened the hunting depot at Grunewald Hunting Lodge in 1770. The king, who had little interest in hunting, also had hunting gear and equipment from Liebenwalde, Oranienburg, and Spandau transported to the Grunewald site, where an extensive depot with wagons, canvas barriers, ropes, nets, and more was established. Wooden hooks on the ceiling still recall this use. Hunting weapons, however, were not stored here, but at the armories.

The hunting depot was in service until use of the imperial hunting grounds was discontinued in 1904. Subsequently, the building was variously used, among other things as a horse stable and wagon shed, and by a mounted police unit in the 1920s. In early 1977, the hunting collection was reopened to the public.

Today visitors can supplement their visit to the exhibition in the palace with knowledge about the history of the courtly hunt in Brandenburg-Prussia and its most common forms. Archaeological discoveries from the former moats around the Hunting Lodge also illustrate aspects of the site’s construction history.


The Hunting Depot at Grunewald Hunting Lodge
Hüttenweg 100 (am Grunewaldsee)
14193 Berlin

How to get there

Public Transportation

Stop "Königin-Luise-Str./Clayallee (Berlin)" + ca. 1200m Fußweg

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Very limited parking (Hüttenweg / Parking Forsthaus Paulsborn).

Opening Hours

Winter Season | November/December

Valid 01.11.2019 - 31.12.2019
Monday - Friday: closed
Saturday/ Sunday: 10:00 - 16:00

Christmas Eve (24.12.2019) closed

Christmas Day (25.12.2019) closed

Christmas Holiday (26.12.2019) 10:00 - 16:00

New Year's Eve (31.12.2019) closed

January / February

Valid 01.01.2020 - 29.02.2020
Monday - Sunday: closed


Valid 01.03.2020 - 31.03.2020
Monday - Friday: closed
Saturday/ Sunday: 10:00 - 16:00

Summer Season

Valid 01.04.2020 - 31.10.2020
Monday: closed
Tuesday - Sunday: 10:00 - 17:30

Last admission: 30 minutes before closing.

On public holidays, weekend opening hours apply unless otherwise stated.

Overview of opening hours and holidays »

Admission Prices / Group Offers

Single Ticket

Price: 3.00 € reduced: 2.00 €

Grunewald Hunting Lodge / Hunting Depot and Armory (Jagdzeugmagazin) Combined Ticket

Valid for one day.

Price: 6.00 € reduced: 5.00 €

Grunewald Family Ticket

incl. Grunewald Hunting Lodge and Hunting Depot and Armory (Jagdzeugmagazin)
Valid for one day for up to 2 adults and up to 4 children (aged 18 or younger).

Price: 12.00 €

Annual Pass for the Palaces

Valid for all SPSG palaces open to the public incl. special exhibitions, for one year after date of issue (except Sacrow Palace, Stern Hunting Lodge; in the Belvedere on Potsdam’s Pfingstberg, ticket owners are granted the reduced rate). Including discounts in museum shops and selected restaurants. Non-transferable. On sale at all palace registers and visitor centers.

Price: 60.00 € reduced: 40.00 €

Photo Permit for the Palaces

Valid for one day for all palaces.
Only for private use. Not for publication.
No flash, no tripods.

Price: 3.00 €

Contact & Booking

SPSG | Visitor's Information
Visitor's Center at the Historic Windmill in Sanssouci Park
An der Orangerie 1
14469 Potsdam
(Closed Mondays)

Visitor's Center at the New Palace in Sanssouci Park
Am Neuen Palais 3
14469 Potsdam
(Closed Tuedays)
Tel.: +49 (0) 331.96 94-200
SPSG | Group Service
Please use our contact form for booking requests »
Tel.: +49 (0) 331.96 94-222
Fax: +49 (0) 331.96 94-107

Kathrin Külow

Jagdzeugmagazin am Jagdschloss Grunewald
Hüttenweg 100 (am Grunewaldsee)
14193 Berlin
Tel.: 030.8 13 35 97


  • wheelchair access with assistance

The Hunting Deport and Armory (Jagdzeugmagazin) and the Schlosshof are accessible for wheelchair users with assistance. A ramp can be set in place at the Hunting Depot and Armory if necessary.

Unfortunately, for conservation reasons the use of baby carriages and strollers is not permitted in exhibition spaces.

Luggage storage

Please note: No luggage or baggage may be left in the entrance area of the palace for security and safety reasons.
Unfortunately, there are no facilities for storing larger pieces of luggage or similar baggage on the premises of this historical site. We appreciate your understanding.

Gastronomie und Ferienwohnung

Café und Ferienwohnung im Jagdschloss
Die Mosaik-Werkstätten für Behinderte gemeinnützige GmbH betreiben im Jagdschloss Grunewald ein Café und eine Ferienwohnung.

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Locanda 12 Apostoli | Italienisches Restaurant