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A blond woman is looking at three colourful paintings in the Albertinum.
© Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, Photo: David Pinzer

Museums tickets

Admission to the Zwinger, the Residenzschloss and the Albertinum

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

(Subject to change)

Semperbau and Zwinger

  • Old Masters Picture Gallery and Sculpture Collection until 1800: Tue - Sun 10 am - 6 pm
  • Special exhibition "Journey to the Afterlife - Egyptian Funerary Art from the Dresden Sculpture Collection": Tue to Sun 10 am to 6 pm (until 16.04.2023)
  • Royal Cabinet of Mathematical and Physical Instruments: Tue - Sun 10 am - 6 pm
  • Porcelain Collection (Due to construction work, individual exhibition areas are not open.): Tue - Sun 10 am - 6 pm

Royal Palace

  • Wed - Mon 10 am - 6 pm
  • Special exhibition at Georgenbau "Minted in the Heart of Europe": Wed - Mon 10 am - 6 pm (until 31.10.2022)
  • Hausmannsturm Wed–Mon 10 am to 6 pm


  • Tue - Sun 10 am - 6 pm
  • Special exhibition "Weltflucht und Moderne. Oskar Zwintscher in Art around 1900": Tue to Sun 10 am to 6 pm (until 15.01.2023)
  • Cabinet exhibition "Focus Albertinum: Renewal & Reform. Professors of the Dresden Art Academy 1895-1916": Tue to Sun 10 am to 6 pm (31.08.2022-30.07.2023)

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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