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Splendor. Tears. Disasters.

Closer than ever.

A WELL-KEPT SECRET
IN DRESDEN

Descend to a journey through time!
Hidden beneath Bruehl’s Terrace, the Dresden Fortress awaits you with an unforgettable adventure. Follow Duke Maurice who will guide you through the 450-year-old ruins and tell you all about his adventures in what used to be the most modern bastion fortress in Germany.

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A MULTIMEDIA
EXPERIENCE

With stunning 360-degree projections
and atmospheric audio technology, we unleash the secrets of the Dresden Fortress in November 2019. This all-new 1,500 sqm multimedia exhibition will rip you from your everyday life and plunge you into the distant past.

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IN THE MIDDLE OF
THRILLING ADVENTURES

Experience 450 years of turbulent history
and discover the secrets of the Dresden Fortress! How was the secret porcelain formula discovered? How must it have felt to be held prisoner here? And how high was the water during the flood of the century? Splendor. Tears. Disasters. Closer than ever.

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WIN YOUR
DRESDEN XPERIENCE

Take part in our prize draw
and win a trip to Dresden for two people in a 4- or 5-star hotel in the heart of Dresden’s old town, in direct proximity to the Dresden Fortress and the Dresden Zwinger.

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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. Get your combined ticket (available in 2020) and let us take you into the turbulent history of the city during a 100-minute session.

Free admission with schloesserlandCARD

Discover Festung Xperience and Zwinger Xperience! Enjoy free admission to the most beautiful palaces, castles and gardens in Saxony with the schloesserlandCARD for free as often as you like.

Download the app. Buy the schloesserlandCARD. Explore the Schloesserland.

Opening hours (starting November 2019 *)

Mon–Sun 10:00 am — 6:00 pm, no admission past 5:00 pm

* The exact opening date will be announced around 3 months in advance.

Admission prices

  • Full rate: € 10.00
  • Reduced rate: € 7.50 children aged 6-16, 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)
  • Free entry: Holders of the schloesserlandCARD (including 2 children aged 16 and under) and companions of disabled persons with the mark “B” on their disability pass, holders of the Family Pass (Landesfamilienpass), journalists, members of ICOM (International Council of Museums), ICOMOS (International Council on Monuments and Sites) and the German Museum Association (each with valid ID)

  • Combined ticket with the Zwinger Xperience (starting 2020): € 15.00, reduced rate € 12.00

Address

Dresden Fortress · Bruehl’s Terrace / Terrassenufer · 01067 Dresden
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Opening hours Zwinger Xperience „The Wedding of the Century (starting June 29, 2019)

Mon–Sun 10:00 am — 6:00 pm, no admission past 5:45 pm

Opening hours Zwinger Xperience (starting 2020 *)

Mon–Sun 10:00 am — 6:00 pm, no admission past 5:30 pm

* The exact opening date will be announced around 3 months in advance.

Admission prices Zwinger Xperience “The Wedding of the Century”
(from June 29, 2019)

  • Full rate: € 3.00
  • Free entry: Holders of the schloesserlandCARD (including 2 children aged 16 and under) and children aged 5 and under, companions of disabled persons with the mark “B” on their disability pass, holders of the Family Pass (Landesfamilienpass), journalists, members of ICOM (International Council of Museums), ICOMOS (International Council on Monuments and Sites) and the German Museum Association (each with valid ID)

Admission prices Zwinger Xperience (starting 2020)

  • Full rate: € 8.00
  • Reduced rate: € 7.50 for children aged 6-16, 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)
  • Free entry: Holders of the schloesserlandCARD (including 2 children aged 16 and under) and children aged 5 and under, companions of disabled persons with the mark “B” on their disability pass, holders of the Family Pass (Landesfamilienpass), journalists, members of ICOM (International Council of Museums), ICOMOS (International Council on Monuments and Sites) and the German Museum Association (each with valid ID)
  • Combined ticket with the Festung Xperience (starting 2020): € 15.00, reduced rate € 12.00

Address

Dresden Zwinger · Theaterplatz · 01067 Dresden
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