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A blond woman is looking at three colourful paintings in the Albertinum.
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Museums tickets

Admission to the Zwinger, the Residenzschloss and the Albertinum

Current information: Fortunately, there are only a few restrictions on the offers and opening hours of the museums. The museums of the Dresden State Art Collections are almost in normal operation. Tickets for your museum visit are now available again on this page via the booking link or take advantage of the Museumscard.

The Old Masters Picture Gallery, New Green Vault and Albertinum with Art from the Romantic Period to the Present Day are part of the obligatory programme of every visit to Dresden. You can book tickets for the Zwinger, the Residenzschloss and the Albertinum, as well as the combination of a guided tour of the Zwinger with a Zwinger museum ticket, online. Admission is valid for all exhibitions in each building, with the exception of the Historic Green Vault in the Residenzschloss.

Notes on booking: The tickets are only available as Print@Home version. Please select any date for a booking. However, the ticket is not tied to the date and can be redeemed at any time, but only once during the opening hours of the respective museum. This also includes the "Blue Hour" in the Old Masters Picture Gallery and the Albertinum. For the "Blue Hour" in the Residenzschloss you need a separate ticket, which can be purchased directly at the museum ticket office.

Current opening hours

Please note the current opening hours of the participating museums:

Semperbau and Zwinger

  • Old Masters Picture Gallery and Sculpture Collection until 1800: Tue - Sun 10 am - 5 pm
  • Royal Cabinet of Mathematical and Physical Instruments: Tue - Thu 10 am - 5 pm
  • Porcelain Collection: Tue - Sun 10 am - 5 pm

Royal Palace

  • Wed - Mon 10 am - 5 pm
  • Hausmannsturm remain closed for the time being


  • Tue - Sun 10 am - 5 pm

Discover more museums with the Dresden Museums Card

All the museums listed and many more are also included in the Dresden Museums Card. The card is valid for two consecutive days and allows free admission to the most famous museums and exhibitions in Dresden, such as the Old Masters Picture Gallery, the Albertinum, the New Green Vault and many more. Here you can book the Museums Card – Booking content is in German, please select "englisch" at the language button below the picture

The chocolate girl from Liotard. On the left is "Dresden Museums Card" and on the right "22 Euro for 2 days".

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