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Museums in Dresden

Altana Gallery

The Altana Gallery in the Görges building is the exhibition gallery of the Dresden University of Applied Sciences.

details

http://tu-dresden.de/kustodie

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Armoury in the Giants' Hall

One of the world’s most precious collections of ceremonial weapons and costumes, the Dresden Armoury has its origins in the estates of the Saxon dukes and electoral princes.

details

http://www.skd.museum

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Art Fund

The Kunstfonds collection encompasses more than 23,000 works of all media of the visual arts including painting, sculpture, graphic art, photography, applied art, concept art, video art and installation art as well as art in the public realm.

details

http://www.skd.museum

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Bautzner Straße Memorial

The remand centre of the Dresden district administration of the German Democratic Republic’s Ministry of State Security (Stasi) in Bautzner Strasse is now a memorial.

details

http://www.bautzner-strasse-dresden.de

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Botanical Garden

Botanical gardens are a special kind of “museum”: they afford unique insights into the world of living plants, and their appearance changes from one day to the next.

details

http://www.tu-dresden.de/bot-garten

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Bundeswehr Museum of Military History

The Bundeswehr Museum of Military History in Dresden is one of the three major historical museums in Germany, as well as one of the most innovative military museums in the world.

details

http://www.mhmbw.de

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Carl Maria von Weber Museum

A visit to Dresden-Hosterwitz offers the chance of a good long walk with a musical theme.

details

http://www.museen-dresden.de

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© Carl Maria von Weber Museum

Coin Cabinet

Coins, medals and bank notes are important testimonies to history.

details

http://www.skd.museum

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Collection of Prints, Drawings and Photographs

Dresden’s Kupferstich-Kabinett is one of Europe’s oldest museums of drawings, prints and photographs, and one of the most important.

details

http://www.skd.museum

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Court Mill – Museum of Local History

For over six hundred years life at the northern entrance to the famous Plauen Valley was dominated by the presence of mills.

details

http://www.mhd-dd.de

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© Court Mill – Museum of Local History

Dresden branch of the archives of the former East German secret police

The archive holds documents from the Ministry of State Security for the former administrative region of Dresden.

details

http://www.bstu.de

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© Dresden branch of the archives of the former East German secret police

Dresden City Art Museum

The permanent exhibition at Dresden’s municipal art museum offers visitors an overview of Dresden art of the 20th and 21st centuries, with works by such artists as Robert Sterl, Otto Mueller, Otto Dix, Curt Querner, Hermann Glöckner, Eberhard Göschel, Angela Hampel und Ralf Kerbach.

details

http://www.galerie-dresden.de

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Dresden City Museum

In the Landhaus, only a few metres away from Dresden’s Frauenkirche (Church of Our Lady), is the Dresden Municipal Museum.

details

http://www.stadtmuseum-dresden.de

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Dresden Panometer

The Dresden Panometer presents its visitors an entirely unique exhibition concept.

details

http://www.panometer.de

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Dresden Park Railway in the "Great Garden", Miniature Steam Train

The Dresden Park Railway is a tourist attraction in the Grosser Garten.

details

http://www.dresdner-parkeisenbahn.de

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Dresden School Museum

Is school so out-dated that it’s only fit for a museum? Absolutely not! All the same, it could be quite instructive to look back at how schools have changed over time.

details

http://www.schulmuseum-dresden.de

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Dresden Transport Museum

The Transport Museum on the Neumarkt square invites visitors on an eventful journey back in time through the history of transport and traffic.

details

http://www.verkehrsmuseum-dresden.de

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Erich Kästner Museum

The Erich Kästner Museum successfully implements a novel concept: the “mobile interactive micromuseum".

details

http://www.erich-kaestner-museum.de

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Ethnographic Museum Dresden

The Dresden Ethnographic Museum in the Japanese Palais opened on 8 December 2016. Its holdings encompass more than 100,000 objects from all over the world.

details

http://www.skd.museum

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Exhibition Hall, Lipsius Building, Brühl Terrace

The richly decorated building complex was named the “Lipsius Building” after its creator, the architecture professor Constantin Lipsius.

details

http://www.skd.museum

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© Exhibition Hall, Lipsius Building, Brühl Terrace

Festung Xperience

"Dresden Xperience" is a brand under which the State Palaces, Castles and Gardens Sachsen gGmbH will market new adventure offers in the city of Dresden from 2019: the "Fortress Xperience" opened on 30 November 2019 in the Fortress Dresden under the Brühlschen Terrace.

details

http://www.festung-dresden.de

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Historic Green Vault

The Grünes Gewölbe (Green Vault) is renowned worldwide as one of the richest treasure chambers in Europe.

details

http://www.skd.museum

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Historical Telecommunications Museum

The Historical Telecommunications Association is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the preservation, maintenance and restoration to working order of telecommunications equipment.

details

http://www.fernmeldemuseum-dresden.de

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© Historical Telecommunications Museum

Historical Windbergbahn Railway Museum

In existence since 1988, this museum features the eventful history of Germany’s oldest mountain railway: the so-called “Windbergbahn” or “Sächsische Semmeringbahn” connecting Freital, Birkigt and Possendorf.

details

http://www.saechsische-semmeringbahn.de

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Josef Hegenbarth Archive

The widow Johanna Hegenbarth donated the house, complete with the estate contained within it, on the condition that it would be made accessible to the public as a place of commemoration.

details

http://www.skd.museum

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Kraszewski Museum

The Kraszewski Museum is a place of in-depth dialogue between Germans and Poles.

details

http://www.museen-dresden.de

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Kügelgen House – Museum of Dresden Romanticism

The late 17th-century house named “Gottessegen” (God’s blessing), also known as the "Kügelgenhaus", is in the Innere Neustadt.

details

http://www.museen-dresden.de

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© Kügelgen House – Museum of Dresden Romanticism

Leonhardi Museum - Gallery of Contemporary Art

The building itself is fascinating: known since 1785 as the Hentschel-Mühle (Hentschel Mill), it was bought in 1879 by Eduard Leonhardi, a pupil of Ludwig Richter.

details

http://www.leonhardi-museum.de

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© Leonhardi Museum - Gallery of Contemporary Art

Münchner Platz Memorial Dresden

Ladislav Vojtech is one of nearly 850 Czechs to have been executed in Dresden during World War II.

details

http://www.muenchner-platz-dresden.de

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Municipal Gallery of Contemporary Art

The Kunsthaus Dresden shows contemporary international art as well as work by young artists of the region.

details

http://www.kunsthausdresden.de

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© Municipal Gallery of Contemporary Art

Museum about Dresden-Neustadt-District

The legendary “Bunte Republik Neustadt” (“Colourful Republic of Neustadt”) was proclaimed in the Neustadt district of Dresden in 1990. Having deteriorated significantly under the German Democratic Republican regime, the Neustadt offered a lot of scope for creativity and neighbourly cooperation.

details

http://www.stadtteilhaus.de/brn-museum.html

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© Museum about Dresden-Neustadt-District

Museum of Decorative Arts

The Kunstgewerbemuseum is located in Pillnitz Palace, the idyllically situated summer residence of the Saxon royal dynasty.

details

http://www.skd.museum

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Museum of Mathematical and Physical Instruments

The Mathematical-Physical Salon houses a world-famous historical collection of timepieces and scientific instruments.

details

http://www.skd.museum

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Museum of Saxon Folk Art and Puppet Theatre Collection

Anyone, young or old, who would like to get to know and enjoy the wealth of folk art created in Saxony will find a unique display of it in the atmospheric setting of the Jägerhof.

details

http://www.skd.museum

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© Museum of Saxon Folk Art and Puppet Theatre Collection

Museum of Technology and Industry

Dresden’s Technical Collections are a museum and science centre in one.

details

http://www.tsd.de

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New Green Vault

The Grünes Gewölbe (Green Vault) is world-renowned as one of the richest treasure chambers in Europe.

details

http://www.skd.museum

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© New Green Vault

New Masters Gallery and Sculpture Collection from 1800

With its innovative concept, the “Albertinum: Art from the Romantic period to the present day” stands for a fresh start in art presentation in Dresden.

details

http://www.skd.museum

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Old Masters Picture Gallery with Sculpture Collection until 1800

In this museum, a dense presentation of superb paintings from the Late Middle Ages to the Enlightenment spreads out over three floors, with special focusses on various themes, genres, artistic currents, techniques, etc.

details

http://www.skd.museum

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© Old Masters Picture Gallery with Sculpture Collection until 1800

Palitzsch Museum

The permanent exhibition is devoted to the 7,000-year history of Prohlis, the life and work of farmer-astronomer Johann Georg Palitzsch, and the basics of astronomy.

details

http://www.palitzsch-museum.de

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Pillnitz Castle and Park

This former summer residence of the Saxon royal dynasty is the largest palace complex in Europe to reflect the taste for chinoiserie.

details

http://www.schlosspillnitz.de

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© Pillnitz Castle and Park

Porcelain Collection

The Porzellansammlung is the most important and, with around 20,000 items, the largest specialized ceramic collection in the world.

details

http://www.skd.museum

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© Porcelain Collection

Power Station – Dresden Energy Museum

Provision with power, gas, long-distance heat and water has contributed decisively to shaping our day and age and introduced fundamental changes to private life and the economy.

details

http://www.kraftwerk-museum.de

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© Power Station – Dresden Energy Museum

Schiller Pavilion

At the invitation of Christian Gottfried Körner, Friedrich Schiller travelled to Dresden in 1785. He enjoyed the harmonious atmosphere of the vineyard property owned by the Körner family, and would often withdraw to this small summerhouse, where he worked on the manuscript of Don Carlos and completed his Ode to Joy.

details

http://www.museen-dresden.de

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© Schiller Pavilion

Senckenberg Natural History Collections

The Senckenberg Natural History Collections present changing exhibitions on the subjects of zoology, mineralogy and geology in the Japanese Palais.

details

http://www.senckenberg.de

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© Senckenberg Natural History Collections

Small Farmers' Museum

Anyone who has come here once will be glad to come again, or at the very least will warmly recommend this museum to others: no wonder, for the Kleinbauernmuseum, opened in 1992, really is something special, and completely unique in the region.

details

http://www.kleinbauernmuseum.de

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Steam Locomotive Museum

The railway museum at the former Dresden-Altstadt railway depot at the foot of the Nossener Brücke offers a hands-on railway experience.

details

http://www.igbwdresdenaltstadt.de

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© Steam Locomotive Museum

The Human Adventure

The German Hygiene Museum is a unique forum for science, culture and society.

details

http://www.dhmd.de

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© The Human Adventure

Tram Museum

To ride through Dresden in an original tram from a museum: this is the very special experience offered by the Straßenbahnmuseum Dresden e.

details

http://www.strassenbahnmuseum-dresden.de

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