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Power. History. Dimensions.

A 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 spring 2021 on you can travel back in time and experience the Dresden Zwinger in five themed worlds like never before.


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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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Two special places.
One fascinating experience.

It is just a 10 minute walk from the Dresden Fortress to the Dresden Zwinger (starting in spring 2021). Let us take you into the turbulent history of the city!

visitor information
Zwinger XPerience
Opening hours

Opening hours Zwinger Xperience (starting in spring 2021*)
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.


Dresden Zwinger · Theaterplatz · 01067 Dresden
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Admission prices

Admission prices Zwinger Xperience (starting in spring 2021)

Full rate: € 8.00

Reduced rate: € 6.00 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, 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 assistant for every school children, members of ICOM (International Council of Museums), ICOMOS (International Council on Monuments and Sites) and the German Museum Association (each with valid ID)