Power. History. Dimensions.
A journey through time.
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.
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.
A THRILLING JOURNEY
In 1709, in the midst of boisterous parties,
elaborate costumes and extravagant works of art, Augustus the Strong commissions a magnificent building. From fall 2020 on you can travel back in time and experience the Dresden Zwinger in five themed worlds like never before.
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.
It is just a 10 minute walk from the Dresden Fortress to the Dresden Zwinger. Get your combined ticket and let us take you into the turbulent history of the city!
Opening hours Zwinger Xperience “The Wedding of the Century 1719”
Mon–Sun 10:00 am — 6:00 pm, no admission past 5:45 pm
Opening hours Zwinger Xperience (starting in fall 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 1719”
Full rate: € 3.00
Free entry: Children aged 5 and under, holders of the schloesserlandCARD (including 2 children aged 16 and under) and guides of tour groups
Combined Ticket with Festung Xperience
- within a 10 minutes walking distance!
€ 11.00, reduced rate: € 9.00
Group registrations on request by e-mail to michelle. firstname.lastname@example.org
Admission prices Zwinger Xperience (starting in fall 2020)
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)