Famous Museums in Dresden

Dresden offers an interesting combination of famous as well as lesser-known museums for history buffs. You can visit some of the best museums in Dresden to understand local history better. Some places may give you a glimpse of the past whereas some may introduce you to different aspects of the city including its art or heritage. Check this detailed list of famous museums in Dresden that mentions everything from opening-closing timings, ticket prices, and address.

Let's explore the finest collection of museums in Dresden:

  1. #1 of 12 Museums in Dresden
    - Used in 3710 itineraries
    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. #2 of 12 Museums in Dresden
    - Used in 3437 itineraries
    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. #3 of 12 Museums in Dresden
    - Used in 1216 itineraries
    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. #4 of 12 Museums in Dresden
    - Used in 1015 itineraries
    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. #5 of 12 Museums in Dresden
    - Used in 496 itineraries
    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. #6 of 12 Museums in Dresden
    - Used in 92 itineraries
    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. #7 of 12 Museums in Dresden
    - Used in 4 itineraries
    Zwinger Image
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    Tags: Art Gallery, Museum

    Address: Theaterplatz 1

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
    Google Reviews
    Ankit Dua

    Zwinger is a classical concert held in the lovely walks of Dresden.Zwinger palace is popular for classical music by famous composers.My evening was very wonderful in classical style.l enjoyed "masterp...

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  8. #8 of 12 Museums in Dresden
    - Used in 18 itineraries
    Dresden Castle Image
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    Tags: Museum

    Address: Taschenberg 2, 01067 Dresden, Germany

    Google Reviews
    Robin Briggs

    Completely rebuilt palace on the outside, but a bit more like a museum on the inside. Several completely stunning rooms, quite a bit of art and artifacts preserved from the bombing. Lots of medieval w...

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  9. #9 of 12 Museums in Dresden
    - Used in 833 itineraries
    Glaserne 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

  10. #10 of 12 Museums in Dresden
    - Used in 637 itineraries
    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

  11. #11 of 12 Museums in Dresden
    - Used in 1353 itineraries
    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

  12. #12 of 12 Museums in Dresden
    - Used in 1707 itineraries
    Gemaldegalerie 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