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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.

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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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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.


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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. Get your combined ticket and let us take you into the turbulent history of the city!

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.

visitor information
Zwinger XPerience
Opening hours

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.


Dresden Zwinger · Theaterplatz · 01067 Dresden
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Admission prices

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. wicher@schloesserland-sachsen.de

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)