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Situated in the heart of the Saxon state capital, the Dresden Zwinger is among the most well-known baroque buildings of Germany and, apart from the Church of Our Lady, certainly the most famous building monument of Dresden. It accommodates internationally renowned museums and is a place for staging music and theater performances

Ticket rates

  • Full rate 10,00 EUR
  • Reduced rate 7,50 EUR

Free admission to the inner courtyard and the exterior premises of the Dresden Zwinger all year round.

Ticket rates for the following museums may be found on the homepage of the Saxon State Art Collections:



Subject to modifications.

Benefits with the schloesserlandPASS

Reduced admission to the permanent exhibition
Reduced rate for the »Zwingerticket« (not for single museums)

Arrival & map

Arrival information:

By car

  • via A4/A17 Dresden, all exits towards Dresden city center (Dresden Zentrum) 

By rail

  • by various ICE/IC/EC/RE/RB rails to Dresden Main Station (Dresden Hauptbahnhof)
  • by city rail to Dresden Mitte Station, then further along by public transport (tram) or on foot (10 to 15-min walk through Dresden City [Prager Strasse])

By public transport

  • various trams and buses (DVB AG), closest stops: Postplatz and Theaterplatz

Parking facilities (pay parking only)

  • Frauenkirche/Neumarkt parking lot (visiting Dresden Fortress you receive a discount on your parking ticket)
  • Semperoper parking lot
  • Kempinski Hotel Taschenbergpalais parking lot
  • Hilton Dresden parking lot
  • Altmarkt parking lot

P+R (Park and ride)

  • Dresden-Buehlau, tram line 11 as far as Postplatz
  • Dresden-Prohlis, tram line 2 as far as Postplatz




The Dresden Zwinger

VERMIETUNGSANFRAGEN (Staatliche Schlösser, Burgen und Gärten Sachsen gGmbH)
Telefon: +49 (0) 351 4383703 12

BESUCHERSERVICE MUSEEN (Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden)

Theaterplatz | 01067 Dresden

Property of State Palaces, Castles and Gardens of Saxony, non profit

+49 (0)351 49142000

Opening hours

January to March

  • daily: 6:00 am - 8:00 pm

April to October

  • daily: 6:00 am - 10:00 pm

November to December

  • daily: 6:00 am - 8:00 pm

The opening hours of the museums may be found on the homepage of the Saxon State Art Collections

Subject to modifications.