From February 11, 2022, the Old Masters Picture Gallery will once again be open to visitors. Current information on corona-related restrictions

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Der Semperbau spiegelt sich in einem Brunnen
© SKD, Foto: Jürgen Lösel
Other museums at the Zwinger

Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister

Building Opening Hours
  • currently closed
Barrier-free access

Notes on your visit

From January 15, 2022, the Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden gradually open their special exhibitions and museums. We are very much looking forward to welcoming you back on site! Current information on the opening of our museums

The 2G regulation based on the Saxon Corona Protection Ordinance applies to visits to the museums of the Dresden State Art Collections. Access to museums and events is only possible for vaccinated or recovered persons. Please have the certificates at hand upon your visit.

The 2G rule does not apply for children and adolescents as well as persons who have a medical certificate (confirmation to the RKI group of those not to be vaccinated). Children and pupils (6 to 16 years) must carry an official negative Corona test certificate. Children under 6 do not need a Corona test certificate.

Currently it is not necessary to book an appointment in advance. You can purchase tickets in the online shop, at the museum ticket offices and from the visitor service during the opening hours. 

To the ticket shop

Yes, it is compulsory to wear a FFP 2 mask when visiting our museums.

Please remember to wash or disinfect your hands when entering the museums. Keep a minimum distance of at least 1.5 metres from other people. Refrain from visiting the museum if you have symptoms typical of a cold.

Yes. For contact tracking purposes, it is necessary that you leave your personal contact details when you visit. To reduce waiting times, you are welcome to bring the form already printed out and filled in.

To the form

Tickets already purchased (with the exception of timed tickets) generally retain their validity and can be redeemed at a later date.

Of course, you can also have your ticket refunded at any time using the prepared form.

Refund of tickets


Reduced ticket price for the special exhibition "Dreams of Freedom" from 15.01.2022—04.02.2022

normal8 €
reduced6 €
under 17free

valid for Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister and Skulpturensammlung up to 1800, Mathematisch-Physikalischer Salon, Porzellansammlung

normal14 €
reduced10,50 €
under 17free
groups (10 persons and more)12,50 €

Restaurant "Alte Meister"

Fine art makes hungry: the restaurant "Alte Meister" offers a rich menu

Angeschnittene Brombeerpastete auf einem Tisch, dazu Besteck und teils umgestürzte Trinkgefäße

The Dresden Zwinger

Discover the Baroque "Gesamtkunstwerk"

Zwinger von außen, davor eine Rasenfläche
© SKD, Foto: David Brandt

Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister

Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister Theaterplatz 1
01067 Dresden

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Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister
Theaterplatz 1
01067 Dresden
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