Top List of Museums in Dresden

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  1. Zwinger Palace

    #1 of 12 Museums in Dresden
    Zwinger Palace

    Tags: Art Museum, Art Gallery, Museum, Military Museum

    Address: Sophienstraße, 01067 Dresden, Germany

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The Zwinger is a Baroque styled beauty that looks like it belongs in a gothic fairy tale. This stunning palace is one of Dresden’s most famous landmarks. Its name refers to its previous location...Read more

  2. Schloss Und Grunes Gewolbe

    #2 of 12 Museums in Dresden
    Schloss Und Grunes Gewolbe

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Gallery, Museum, History Museum

    Address: Residenzschloss (Royal Palace) Schlossstraße at the corner of Taschenberg 2, 01067 Dresden, Germany

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    With a collection of treasure that would put Uncle Scrooge to shame, the Schloss und Grunes Gewolbe is one of the most magnificent sights to see in Europe. It’s known as one of the richest treas...Read more

  3. Pillnitz Castle And Park

    #3 of 12 Museums in Dresden
    Pillnitz Castle And Park

    Tags: Art Museum, Museum, History Museum, Outdoors

    Address: August-Bockstiegel-Strausse 2, 01326 Dresden, Germany

    Timings: 06:00 am - 11:59 pm Details

    Imagine being surrounded by a lush, green lawn as you sit under a clear blue sky. The sounds of the nearby river soothing your mind as you view pretty, quaint castles far away against the skyline. Thi...Read more

  4. Transport Museum Dresden

    #4 of 12 Museums in Dresden
    Transport Museum Dresden

    Tags: Museum, History Museum, Educational Site, Arts And Crafts

    Address: Augustusstrausse 1, 01067 Dresden, Germany

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Whether you like traveling by air, land or sea, you will love the Transport Museum in Dresden. Unique and engaging, the museum is home to a huge collection of models and displays. Opened in 1956 in th...Read more

  5. Military History Museum

    #5 of 12 Museums in Dresden
    Military History Museum

    Tags: Museum, Military Museum, History Museum, Educational Site

    Address: Olbrichtplatz 2, 01099 Dresden, Germany

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The Military History Museum, also known as the Bundeswehr, is officially the central museum of the German armed forces. It’s a great place to study the human tendency towards war and aggression....Read more

  6. Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden

    #6 of 12 Museums in Dresden
    Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden

    Tags: Art Museum, Art Gallery, Museum, Science Museum

    Address: Taschenberg 2, 01067 Dresden, Germany

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The Dresden State Art Collection is a collection of artwork, dispersed in different museum across Dresden, Saxon. It’s one of the oldest and most impressive museum institutions in the world, wit...Read more

  7. Dresden Castle

    #7 of 12 Museums in Dresden
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    Tags: Museum

    Address: Taschenberg 2, 01067 Dresden, Germany

  8. Albertinum

    #8 of 12 Museums in Dresden
    Albertinum

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museum, Art Gallery, Museum

    Address: Georg-Treu-Platz 1, 01067 Dresden, Germany

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    This sandstone clad, renaissance revival styled building is one of Dresden’s greatest attractions and any art lovers dream. Home to the New Master’s Gallery and a sculpture collection, the...Read more

  9. Residenzschloss

    #9 of 12 Museums in Dresden
    Residenzschloss

    Tags: Art Museum, Art Gallery, Military Museum, History Museum

    Address: Residenzschloss (Royal Palace) Schlossstraße at the corner of Taschenberg 2, 01067 Dresden, Germany

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The Dresden Royal Palace has been the home of the electors and kings for four centuries. These old walls have housed the lineage of the House of Wettin. It was built in a mixture of different architec...Read more

  10. Gläserne Manufaktur

    #10 of 12 Museums in Dresden
    Gläserne Manufaktur

    Tags: Educational Site, Tour, Arts And Crafts, Automobile Museum

    Address: Lennestrausse 1, 01069 Dresden, Germany

    Timings: 08:30 am - 07:00 pm Details

    The Glaserne Manufaktur or Transparent Factory, is an automobile production plant in Germany. Owned by car making giants Volkswagen, the factory is a giant production unit, where people are taken on t...Read more

  11. Zwinger

    #11 of 12 Museums in Dresden
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    Tags: Art Gallery, Museum

    Address: Theaterplatz 1

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  12. Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister

    #12 of 12 Museums in Dresden
    Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister

    Tags: Art Museum, Art Gallery, Museum, Historical Site

    Address: Theaterplatz 1 | Semperbau am Zwinger, 01067 Dresden, Saxony, Germany

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The Old Masters Picture Gallery is one of the best collections of art in Germany, with around 750 paintings which span four centuries, from the 15th till the 18th.  There’s an array of artw...Read more

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