The Falkenstein Castle is located on a 134m high mountain peak in the Selketal. The walk from the parking spaces takes the visitors through a beautiful nature reserve. The best preserved in the Harz was opened to the public in the 19th century already. Nowadays, the museum Burg Falkenstein is a loved tourist destination.
A Gothic chapel, the Bergfried with a wide overview and the well-preserved inner castle, with its rich collection of furniture, paintings, and hunting weapons from five centuries, offers visitors an unusual experience and a lot of space for individual discovery. Interesting is also the rectangular three-story residential tower and the former kitchen (now the entrance and box office) and the 20 m deep well, the now uncovered a small wooden house. Nowadays the castle is opened as a museum with its history as well as multiple other opportunities. For instance, one can get married here So in church and civil marriage, children baptized and in the Burgsummer, and during Christmas concert music is heard.