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Dresden: Zwinger Museums Entrance Ticket

Product ID: 367875
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Visit Dresden's famous Baroque building, the Zwinger with a tour guide, or on your own. After, choose to go on a historical city walking tour if option selected.
About this activity
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Duration: 45 minutes - 1 day
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German
Wheelchair accessible

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the rich history of one of Dresden’s finest Baroque buildings with a professional tour guide.
  • Delve into the extravagant festival culture at the court of August the Strong
  • Learn about art rescue efforts and the destruction of the Zwinger in World War II
  • Marvel at the magnificent beauty of the world-famous "Old Masters" art collection
Full description
Experience the splendor of the Zwinger, one of Dresden's most famous buildings. Marvel at the beautiful architecture inspired by Versailles. Enter the Zwinger's courtyard with fountains and lush lawns and learn about the lavish, 18th-century celebrations it hosted. Behind the stone walls, you will get to see its world-famous art collections. 

Choose between three options: 

Zwinger Museums Ticket
This option will allow you to skip the ticket line and enter the three museums that are part of the Zwinger. You will be able to explore the museums at your own pace. 

Marvel at the "Old Masters" art collection, including highlights such as Raphael's "Sistine Madonna." Discover the largest porcelain collection in the world and marvel at the Cabinet of Mathematical and Physical Instruments. 

Guided Tour through the Zwinger and Museums Ticket
Discover the rich history of Dresden's splendid collections of paintings and porcelain as well as milestones of scientific inventions with a certified tour guide.

Learn about powerful Roman gods and playful nymphs referenced in the Zwinger's art and architecture. Walk through 300 years of turbulent history and hear about lost and recovered art during WWII.

You will receive your ticket for the museums after the tour from your tour guide. 

Historical City Walking Tour and Zwinger Museums Ticket
On top of the entrance ticket to all museums of the Zwinger, enjoy a historical walking tour through Dresden. Travel back in time and immerse yourself in the history and culture of the city.

Hear little anecdotes and legendary stories from your experienced and licensed tour guide, who will bring the city's past back to life. Discover the dark times of the Middle Ages, the vigor of the Renaissance, and the grandeur of the Baroque. Explore the backgrounds of the Peaceful Revolution of 1989 and hear what it must have felt like to the people of former East and West Germany.

The walking tour through the historic old town starts at Neumarkt. See Dresden's most famous attractions, including Frauenkirche, Semperoper, and the Baroque Zwinger.

From Dresden Castle, head to Brühl's Terrace, the Procession of Princes and Stallhof, until you arrive at Dresden Cathedral. Next, follow your guide to Taschenbergpalais and Augustus Bridge, before ending your walking tour near Frauenkirche.
Includes
  • Entrance to the Old Masters Picture Gallery with Sculpture Collection
  • Entrance to the Porcelain Collection
  • Entrance to the Royal Cabinet of Mathematical and Physical Instruments
  • Guided tour through the museums of Zwinger (if option booked)
  • Historical walking tour through Dresden (if option booked)
  • City map
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Tips
  • Transfer to/from the Zwinger

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Important information
What to bring
  • Face mask or protective covering
Not allowed
  • Flash photography
Know before you go
• The opening hours of the Zwinger Museums are Tuesday to Sunday, 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM (closed on Mondays)
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Product ID: 367875