Museums

    Dresden vast history is beautifully represented in the diversity of its world-class museums and art gallery's that can be seen across the city. From the royal collection in the Historical Green Vault, Raphael's Sistine Madonna in the Old Masters Gallery to great family museums on transport and hygiene.

    • Green Vault
      The world famous former treasure vault of the Prince of Wettin displays over 3000 masterpieces of fine art in gold, ivory and other gemstones.
    • Porcelain Collection
      The most important specialized ceramic collection in the world. Approx. 20,000 pieces of Meissen as well as early Japanese and Chinese porcelain.
    • Dresden Armoury
      The Dresden Armoury is one of the world's largest collections of weapons and armouries from the 15th to the 18th century.
    • Dresden Transport Museum
      The Dresden Transport Museum displays all modes of transport such as trams, railways, automobiles, bicycles, aircraft and ships.
    • Muesum of Military History
      The Museum of Military History in Dresden focuses on very different and sometimes surprising aspects of German military history.
    • Dresden Fortress
      Dresden Fortress hidden directly underneath Brühl's Terrace is considered to be the oldest preserved part of Dresden.
    • German Hygiene Museum
      The German Hygiene Museum is a medical museum which explores themes around the body and health as The Human Adventure.
    • Turkish Chamber
      The Turkish Chamber is one of the oldest and most important collections of Ottoman art anywhere in the world outside Turkey.
    • Coin Cabinet
      One of the oldest German coin collections with 300,000 individual pieces from most countries of the world, from antiquity to present day.
    • Dresden Municipal Museum
      Dresden City Museum tells the 800-year story of the city and is the largest and most important of the Dresden State Museums.