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Museums and visits

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Deutsches Hygiene-Museum

Discover the ‘Human Adventure’ in this unique museum for young and old. The museum’s slogan Marvel – Learn – Try underlies each of its fascinating exhibitions on science and society, art and culture.

address

Lingnerplatz 1 | 01069 Dresden
Tel. +49 351 4846400
Fax +49 351 4846402
service@dhmd.de
www.dhmd.de

opening hours | prices

Tue–Sun, holiday 10am–6pm
Mon closed

admission €7 | concessions €3
children free (16 and under)
groups €5/pers. | concessions €1.50/pers.

fee for guided tour: €4/pers. | concessions €2/pers.

 

ermäßigt 1,50€/Pers.

Die Gläserne Manufaktur (Transparent Factory )

At Volkswagen`s Transparent Factory, the Phaeton is hand-produced. Here, visitors can see cars being manufactured, with a unique combination of serious production and good fun.

address

Lennéstraße 1 | 01069 Dresden
infoservice@glaesernemanufaktur.de
Tel. +49 351 4204411
www.glaesernemanufaktur.de

opening hours | prices

Führungen zu jeder vollen Stunde
Mo-Fr 
8:30 -19 Uhr
Sa, So 9 - 18 Uhr
admission 7 €, concessions 4,50 €
groups: 110 €, concessions 60 €
(max. 15 persons)

Erich Kästner Museum

An interactive micro-museum where visitors can poke through life-size building blocks and utilise ultramodern media technology in exploring Kästner’s work.

address

Villa Augustin | Antonstraße 1 | 01097 Dresden
Tel. +49 351 8045086
Fax +49 351 8045066
info@erich-kaestner-museum.de
www.erich-kaestner-museum.de

opening hours | prices

Sun–Fri 10am–6pm
Thu scheduled groups only
Sat closed

admission €4 | concessions €3
fee for guided tour: groups €5/pers.

Dresden Fortress – Casemates

Explore the remnants of the tunnels, vaults and casements within the city’s 16th-century ramparts under Brühl’s Terrace.

address

Georg-Treu-Platz | 01067 Dresden
Tel. +49 351 438370320
Fax +49 351 438370321
festung.dresden@schloesserland-sachsen.de
www.festung-dresden.de

opening hours | prices

Apr–Oct daily 10am–6pm
Nov–Mar daily 10am–5pm

admission €5 | concessions €2,50
fee for guided tour:
German €30 | foreign language €40

New Masters Gallery – Albertinum

German Romanticism and French and German Impressionist paintings, works from Dresden’s ‘The Bridge’ artists’ movement, ‘Art in a Divided Germany’ and ‘Post-1989 Art’ as well as works from the 21st century.

address

Saxon State Art Collections in Dresden
Albertinum | Tzschirnerplatz 2 | 01067 Dresden
Tel. +49 351 49142000
Fax +49 351 49142001
besucherservice@skd.museum
www.skd.museum

opening hours | prices

Tue–Sun 10am–6pm
Mon closed

admission €10 incl. Sculpture Collection
concessions €7,50
children free (16 and under)
groups 10+ pers. €9/pers.
fee for guided tour German €60 | foreign language €70

Historic Green Vault - Royal Palace

Works of art intimately displayed on mirrored walls and ornamental tables within the original chambers which once housed August the Strong’s greatest treasures.

address

Saxon State Art Collections in Dresden
Residenzschloss | Taschenberg 2 | 01067 Dresden
Tel. +49 351 49142000
Fax +49 351 49142001
besucherservice@skd.museum
www.skd.museum

 

opening hours | prices

Wed–Mon 10am–6pm
Tue closed

admission €12 plus advance booking fee
admission only by timed-entry ticket
children free (16 and under)

no group tours

Museum of Decorative Arts - Pillnitz Palace

Handcrafts of the Saxonian court as well as an extensive selection of regional and international arts and crafts from five centuries.

address

Saxon State Art Collections in Dresden
August-Böckstiegel-Straße 2 | 01326 Dresden
Tel. +49 351 49142000
Fax +49 351 49142001
besucherservice@skd.museum
www.skd.museum

opening hours | prices

May–Oct 10am–6pm
Mon closed

admission €8 | concessions €4
(Ticket is valid for the museums an park)
children free (16 and under)
groups 10+ pers. €6.40/pers.

fee for guided tour: German €60 | foreign language €70

Collection of Prints, Drawings and Photographs - Royal Palace

The collection encompasses 500,000 works of art spanning eight centuries from drawings and prints to photography.

address

Saxon State Art Collections in Dresden
Residenzschloss | Taschenberg 2 | 01067 Dresden
Tel. +49 351 49142000
Fax +49 351 49142001
besucherservice@skd.museum
www.skd.museum

opening hours | prices

Wed–Mon 10am–6pm
Tue closed

admission open only to the special exhibitions
€10 (Admission good for the entire palace except the Historical Green Vault)
concessions €7.50
children free (16 and under)
groups 10+ pers. €9/pers.

fee for guided tour: German €60 | foreign language €70

Military History Museum of the Bundeswehr

Since its re-opening in October 2011 in an architecturally impressive setting, the museum will present over 800 years of German military history in completely redesigned exhibits.

address

Olbrichtplatz 2 | 01099 Dresden
Tel. +49 351 8232803
Fax +49 351 8232805
milhistmuseumbweingang@bundeswehr.org
www.mhm.bundeswehr.de

opening hours | prices

Thur–Tue 10am–6pm
Wed closed

admission
€5 | concessions €3
additional charge for special exhibitions: € 2 
groups 10+ pers. € 4/pers.

guided tours:
at least 3+ participants
free of charge until further notice

Saxon Folk Art Museum with Puppet Theatre Collection

Erzgebirge wood carvings and candle pyramids, provincial Sorbian costumes, painted furniture, ceramics and traditional toys plus numerous personal testimonials from the historical puppet theatre.

address

Saxon State Art Collections in Dresden
Jägerhof | Köpckestraße 1 | 01097 Dresden
Tel. +49 351 49142000
Fax +49 351 49142001
besucherservice@skd.museum
www.skd.museum

opening hours | prices

Tue–Sun 10am–6pm
Mon closed

admission €3 | concessions €2
children free (16 and under)
groups 10+ pers. €2.50/pers.

fee for guided tour: German €60 | foreign language €70

New Green Vault - Royal Palace

More than 1,000 precious objects of gold, ivory and jewels from the Royal Treasury breathtakingly arranged in modern non-glare glass display cases.

address

Saxon State Art Collections in Dresden
Residenzschloss | Taschenberg 2 | 01067 Dresden
Tel. +49 351 49142000
Fax +49 351 49142001
besucherservice@skd.museum
www.skd.museum

opening hours | prices

Wed–Mon 10am–6pm
Tue closed

admission €12 (admission good for
the entire palace except the
Historical Green Vault) 
concessions €9 children free (16 and under)
groups 10+ pers. €11/pers.

fee for guided tour:
German €60 | foreign language €70

 

Armoury in the Giants Hall and Turkish Chamber - Royal Palace

In the Giants Hall Dazzling displays of 16th–18th-century weapons, jousting/tilting gear and depictions of bygone tournament scenes transport visitors back to the heyday of Dresden’s grand court culture. Saxon Electoral collection of 16th–19th-century oriental art from the Ottoman Empire including weapons, ceremonial apparel, equestrian trappings and flags you can see in the Turkish Chamber.

address

Saxon State Art Collections in Dresden
Residenzschloss | Taschenberg 2
01067 Dresden
Tel. +49 351 49142000
Fax +49 351 49142001   
besucherservice@skd.museum
www.skd.museum

opening hours | prices

Wed–Mon 10am–6pm

Tue closed

admission €12 (admission good for the entire palace except the Historical Green Vault)
concessions €9
children free (16 and under)
groups 10+ pers. €11/pers.

fee for guided tour:
German €60 | foreign language €70

Senckenberg Natural History Collections Dresden

Please visit www.senckenberg for further information on the current exhibits on display in this zoology, mineralogy and geology museum inside the Japanese Palace.

address

Japanese Palace
Palaisplatz 11 | 01097 Dresden
Tel. +49 351 7958414326
Fax +49 351 7958414327
birgit.walker@senckenberg.de
www.senckenberg.de

opening hours | prices

Tue–Sun 10am–6pm
Mon closed

admission €6 | concessions €3
fee for guided tour €2/pers.

Sculpture Collection - Albertinum

An experimental viewable repository of pieces from the Collection of Antiquities displaying art from the early 19th-century including works from French sculptor Auguste Rodin through to the recent present.

address

Saxon State Art Collections in Dresden
Albertinum | Tzschirnerplatz 2 | 01067 Dresden
Tel. +49 351 49142000
Fax +49 351 49142001
besucherservice@skd.museum
www.skd.museum

opening hours | prices

Tue–Sun 10am–6pm
Mon closed

admission €10 | concessions €7,50 incl. New Masters Gallery
children free (16 and under)
groups 10+ pers. €9/pers.

fee for guided tour:
German €60 | foreign language €70

Dresden City Art Gallery – Art Collection

A journey through the local art of the last century including paintings by Otto Dix, Gotthardt Kuehl, Curt Querner, Willy Wolff and Thomas Scheibitz.

address

Wilsdruffer Straße 2 | 01067 Dresden
Tel. +49 351 4887301
Fax +49 351 4887303

office@galerie-dresden.de
www.galerie-dresden.de

opening hours | prices

Tue–Sun 10am–6pm | Fri 10am–7pm
Mon closed

admission €4 | concessions €3
groups 10+ pers. €3.50/pers.
concessions €1.50/pers.

fee for guided tour: €3/pers. | students €1/pers.

 

Local History Museum

Over 1,000 exhibits and more than 20 multimedia terminals recount 800 years of Dresden’s history.

address

Wilsdruffer Straße 2 | 01067 Dresden
Tel. +49 351 4887301
Fax +49 351 4887303
sekretariat@museen-dresden.de
www.museen-dresden.de

opening hours | prices

Tue–Sun 10am–6pm | Fri 10am–7pm
Mon closed

admission €4 | concessions €3
groups 10+ pers. €3.50/pers.
concessions €1.50/pers.

fee for guided tour: €3/pers. | students €1/pers.

Dresden Technical Collections

Saxon, German and international objects of industrial and technological interest from the past 150 years. Highlights include the Adventureland of Mathematics and the “Epsilon” – a hands-on experience for young visitors.

address

Junghansstraße 1–3 | 01277 Dresden
Tel. +49 351 4887201
Fax +49 351 4887203
sekretariat@tsd.de
www.tsd.de

opening hours | prices

Tue–Fri 9am–5pm | Sat, Sun 10am–6pm
Mon closed

admission €4 | concessions €3
groups €3.50/pers.
concessions €1.50/pers.

fee for guided tour: €3/pers. | school groups €1/pers.

Dresden Transport Museum

Experience the wide world of transportation in the Johanneum at Neumarkt square, the oldest exhibition building in all of Dresden: unique originals, fascinating models and exceptional vehicle rarities from all modes of transport.

address

Johanneum
Augustusstraße 1 | 01067 Dresden
Tel. +49 351 86440
Fax +49 351 8644110
info@verkehrsmuseum-dresden.de
www.verkehrsmuseum-dresden.de

opening hours | prices

Tue–Sun 10am–6pm
Mon closed

admission €7 | concessions €3
groups 10+ pers. €5,50/pers.
concessions €2,50/pers.

fee for guided tour: €40 | school groups €20