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Unfortunately, our visitor service ist only available by phone on a limited basis until 19th August, 2022. Please send us an e-mail to festung-Xperience@schloesserland-sachsen.de or zwinger-Xperience@schloesserland-sachsen.de. We will answer your request as soon as possible.

TWO SPECIAL PLACES.
ONE FASCINATING EXPERIENCE.

EXPERIENCE DRESDEN LIKE NEVER BEFORE!

FREE ADMISSION WITH schloesserlandCARD

POWER. HISTORY. DIMENSIONS.
A JOURNEY THROUGH TIME.

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SPLENDOR. TEARS. DISASTERS.
CLOSER THAN EVER.

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Two special places.
One fascinating experience.

It is just a 10 minute walk from the Dresden Fortress to the Dresden Zwinger. Let us take you into the turbulent history of the city!

Free admission with schloesserlandCARD

Discover Festung Xperience and Zwinger Xperience (starting June 30th, 2021)! Enjoy free admission to the most beautiful palaces, castles and gardens in Saxony with the schloesserlandCARD for free as often as you like.

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Opening hours

Monday to Sunday 10:00am – 6:00pm
no admission past 05:00 pm

Closing Days 2022:

April 25th–27th, 2022
November 07th–09th, 2022
December 24th–25th, 2022
December 31st, 2022

Closing Days 2023:

ATTENTION: On January 01st,  2023 and January 03rd,  2023 we will not open until 12:00.

March 27th - 29th, 2023
November 06th - 08th, 2023
December 24th - 25th, 2023
December 31st, 2023

 

 

Admission prices 2022

Admission prices Zwinger Xperience

  • Full rate: € 10.00
  • Reduced rate: € 8.00  for pupils aged 17 and older (for school groups special price 3,00 €), apprentices, students, members of the Federal Volunteers Service (Bundesfreiwilligendienst) / Voluntary Social Year (FSJ) / Voluntary Ecological Year (FÖJ) / Voluntary Military Service; disabled persons, recipients of unemployment benefits, welfare benefits or asylum seeker benefits, refugees with long-term or short-term residence permits, holders of a welfare pass (Sozialpass), Members of the Federal Association of German Tour Guides (Bundesverband deutscher Gaestefuehrer e. V.) and the Association of German Art Historians (Verband Deutscher Kunsthistoriker e.V.), holders of the Saxon Volunteer’s Card (Saechsische Ehrenamtskarte), (each with valid ID)
  • Children aged 6-16 & school groups: € 3.00 (please note our age recommendation) Class groups/student groups accompanied by a teacher/supervisor, also vocational school
  • Free entry: Holders of the schloesserlandCARD (including 2 children aged 16 and under) and children aged 5 and under, birthday boys and girls, companions of disabled persons with the mark “B” on their disability pass, holders of the Family Pass (Landesfamilienpass), journalists, tour guides, coach drivers with travel groups, one adult company per 10 students, members of ICOM (International Council of Museums), ICOMOS (International Council on Monuments and Sites) and the German Museum Association (each with valid ID)

    Age recommendation: suitable for children from 6 years

    Address

    Dresden Zwinger · Theaterplatz · 01067 Dresden
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    Opening hours

    Monday to Sunday 10:00 am — 6:00 pm
    no admission past 04:30 pm

    Closing days 2022:

    May 30th, 2022
    September 05th, 2022
    November 21st–23rd, 2022
    December 24th–25th, 2022
    December 31st, 2022

    Closing days 2023:

    ATTENTION: On January 01st, 2023 we will not open until 12:00.

    January 04th, 2023
    February 27th, 2023
    June 05th, 2023
    September 11th, 2023
    November 13th - 15th, 2023
    December 24th - 25th, 2023
    December 31st, 2023

    Admission prices 2022

    Admission prices Festung Xperience

    • Full rate: € 10.00
    • Reduced rate: € 8.00 for pupils aged 17 and older (for school groups special price 3,00 €), apprentices, students, members of the Federal Volunteers Service (Bundesfreiwilligendienst) / Voluntary Social Year (FSJ) / Voluntary Ecological Year (FÖJ) / Voluntary Military Service; disabled persons (companions of disabled persons please refer "Free entry"), recipients of unemployment benefits, welfare benefits or asylum seeker benefits, refugees with long-term or short-term residence permits, holders of a welfare pass (Sozialpass), Members of the Federal Association of German Tour Guides (Bundesverband deutscher Gaestefuehrer e. V.) and the Association of German Art Historians (Verband Deutscher Kunsthistoriker e.V.), holders of the Saxon Volunteer’s Card (Saechsische Ehrenamtskarte), (each with valid ID)
    • Children aged 6-16 & school groups: € 3.00 (please note our age recommendation) Class groups/student groups accompanied by a teacher/supervisor, also vocational school
    • Free entry: Holders of the schloesserlandCARD (including 2 children aged 16 and under) and children aged 5 and younger (please note our age recommendation),birthday boys and girls, companions of disabled persons with the mark “B” on their disability pass, holders of the Family Pass (Landesfamilienpass), journalists, tour guides, coach drivers with travel groups, one adult company per 10 students, members of ICOM (International Council of Museums), ICOMOS (International Council on Monuments and Sites) and the German Museum Association (each with valid ID)
      Age recommendation: suitable for children from 6 years The Fortress Xperience is a nearly one-hour format with contextual and emotional claims in a dark atmosphere. Please note that children under the age of 6 do not receive an audio guide.
    Address

    Dresden Fortress · Bruehl’s Terrace / Terrassenufer · 01067 Dresden
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