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Power. History. Dimensions.

A journey through time.

A UNIQUE
CINEMATICE EXPERIENCE

Be part of one of the most exciting feasts
In the middle of the Dresden Zwinger, a fascinating 270° panoramic projection (30m x 4m) of the horse ballet of the Four Elements takes you back in time of the most sumptuous wedding celebration of European Baroque.

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THE WEDDING
OF THE CENTURY 1719

Let yourself be whisked away
and enjoy a spectacle that Augustus the Strong staged for his son and Maria Josepha, daughter of the Austrian Emperor. Travel back in time and experience a fascinating 270° panoramic projection of the horse ballet of the four elements, which once amazed the wedding guests in 1719.

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A THRILLING JOURNEY
THROUGH TIME

In 1709, in the midst of boisterous parties,
elaborate costumes and extravagant works of art, Augustus the Strong commissions a magnificent building. From 2020 on you can travel back in time and experience the Dresden Zwinger in five themed worlds like never before.

 

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A CAPTIVATING
VIRTUAL REALITY EXPERIENCE

From festival grounds and
magnificent baroque architecture to utopian plans and the orangery… Find out how the Dresden Zwinger has changed over the course of history with fascinating panoramic projections, captivating virtual reality features and the latest technology.

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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.

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Opening hours Zwinger Xperience “The Wedding of the Century”

Mon–Sun 9:30 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”

  • Full rate: € 3.00
  • Free entry: Children aged 5 and under, holders of the schloesserlandCARD (including 2 children aged 16 and under)

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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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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