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The chocolate girl from Liotard. On the left is "Dresden Museums Card, free admission to the must-see museums and exhibitions" and on the right "22 Euro for 2 days" and "up to € 40 compared to single purchase".
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Dresden Museums Card

Free admission to the must-see museums and exhibitions
Deals and discounts at numerous restaurants, museums, shops, tours and events
Valid for 2 days

Current information

Dresden is looking forward to your visit! Since April 3rd, 2022, almost all restrictions regarding Corona are no longer applicable. An FFP2 mask obligation now only exists in local public transport and in the health sector.

From April 2nd, 2022, the museums of the Dresden State Art Collections will be open again on a regular basis: Then, a test certificate is no longer required for visiting museums and exhibitions, and wearing a facemask is no longer obligatory. 

You can now obtain the Museumscard again via the booking link on this page. The card is not tied to the booking date, so you can purchase the card before your arrival.

Your ideal companion for full cultural enjoyment: 22 euros for two days – save up to 40 euros compared to single purchase and get free admission to the most famous museums and exhibitions, such as:

  • Old Masters Picture Gallery with Sculpture Collection until 1800
  • The Royal State Apartments of August the Strong and the Porcelain Cabinet
  • New Green Vault
  • Albertinum with Art from the Romantic Period to the Present Day
  • Royal Cabinet of Mathematical and Physical Instruments
  • Collection of Prints, Drawings and Photographs and may more*

Purchase of tickets

After making the booking, you receive an e-mail with your Card, which you can print out yourself at home (Print@Home ticket) and enter your name. You are free to choose the date of your visit to the museum, regardless of the day of booking. Children and young people up to 16 years of age are admitted free of charge, and you can also choose your free ticket online.

Important information

You can also purchase the Dresden Museums Card at the tourist information Dresden.

The Museums Card is personal to owner. Please have an ID document with you.

Validity: The Dresden Museums Card is valid during museum opening hours, including 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. The Dresden Museums Card is valid once for each of the participating museums.

Current opening hours

(Subject to change)

Semperbau and Zwinger

  • Old Masters Picture Gallery and Sculpture Collection until 1800: Tue - Sun 10 am - 6 pm
  • Royal Cabinet of Mathematical and Physical Instruments: Tue - Sun 10 am - 6 pm
  • Porcelain Collection (Due to construction work, only the exhibition area "East Asia Gallery" is open.): Tue - Sun 10 am - 6 pm

Royal Palace

  • Wed - Mon 10 am - 6 pm
  • Special exhibition at the Kupferstich-Kabinett "La Chine. The 18th Century China-Collection in the Dresden Kupferstich-Kabinett": Wed - Mon 10 am - 6 pm
  • Hausmannsturm Wed–Mon 10 am to 6 pm

Albertinum

  • Tue - Sun 10 am - 6 pm

Jägerhof

  • Museum of Saxon Folk Art and Puppet Theatre Collection: Tue - Sun 10 am - 6 pm
  • Special exhibition "Ostern im Jägerhof": April 2nd until 24th, 2022, Tue – Sun 10 am – 6pm

Japanese Palace

  • Special Exhibition "Kinderbiennale" prolonged until April 24th, 2022: Tue - Sun 10 am - 6 pm

Josef-Hegenbarth-Archiv

  • Special exhibition "ANTIHEROES": until April 24th, 2022, Sun 3 pm - 6 pm, Thursday by arrangement

Lipsiusbau

  • Lipsiusbau Exhibition Hall: currently closed

Partners and benefits

The Dresden Museums Card not only gives you free admission to museums. All benefit partners in the areas of museums and exhibitions, concerts and theatres, sight-seeing tours, eating and drinking, leisure and recreation as well as castles and parks can be found in the following overview: Complete overview of partners and benefits

Flyer Dresden Museums Card

In the following overview you will find all the museums and exhibitions that you can use free of charge with the Dresden Museums Card:

Contact & Service

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Service Center
Mon to Fri 9 am to 6 pm
Sat 9 am to 5 pm


* Free admission to the must-see museums and exhibitions: Old Masters Picture Gallery with Sculpture Collection until 1800; Royal Cabinet of Mathematical and Physical Instruments; Porcelain Collection; The Royal State Apartments of August the Strong and the Porcelain Cabinet; Collection of Prints, Drawings and Photographs; Coin Cabinet; New Green Vault; Renaissance Wing; Giant´s Hall of the Armoury; Turkish Chamber; Albertinum with Art from the Romantic Period to the Present Day; Lipsiusbau Exhibition Hall; Museum of Saxon Folk Art and Puppet Theatre Collection; Special Exhibitions in the Japanese Palace; Joseph Hegenbarth Archive; Hausmannsturm

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