1173    a „Chaffenberch“ castle is mentioned
1268    the today's castle is built by the Stubenberg familiy
1550    it is rebuilt in Renaissance style
1740    the Stubenberg moved into the new Wieden castle, the old castle became a ruin
1955    the Oberkapfenberg castle was reconstructed by the Stubenberg
1992    the municipality of Kapfenberg bought the castle