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Museums, Art and Culture

60 galleries and exhibition venues, 48 museums and 36 theatres and stages - Dresden offers an extensive cultural programme with something for every visitor!

World-famous attractions include the Old Masters Picture Gallery with Raphael's "Sistine Madonna", the former royal treasury, the Green Vault and the Albertinum as a museum for contemporary art from the 19th to 21st centuries.

Dresden also enjoys a global reputation as a city of music: the Semperoper, Staatskapelle and Philharmonic Orchestra inspire with their orchestras. The Philharmonie celebrated its 150th anniversary in 2020, while the Staatskapelle celebrated its 475th anniversary in 2023. The Kreuzchor Dresden can already look back on over 800 years of musical activity!

Attractive festivals, exciting theatre and dance productions and top events are reasons to visit the city at any time of year.