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Dresden City Museum (Stadtmuseum Dresden)

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Neighbourhood: Innere Altstadt
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Address: Wilsdruffer Strasse 2, 01067 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
Phone Number: +49 351 65648611
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Tue - Thu 10:00 - 18:00
Fri 11:00 - 19:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 18:00

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Fascinating history of Dresden

Unfortunately, I could only spend a short time here as I was constrained by the times of my day trip from Berlin, but I found the museum very interesting and good value. I was... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 August 2016
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Worcester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Dresden City Museum is located in a building called Landhaus between Wildstruffer and Landhaus streets. That edifice was built in the second half of the eighteenth century on Friedrich August Krubsacius’s design. In it a combination of different styles: baroque, rococo and classical can be observed. It is therefore one of Dresden architectural marvels owing especially to that harmonious... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Unfortunately, I could only spend a short time here as I was constrained by the times of my day trip from Berlin, but I found the museum very interesting and good value. I was concerned that the guide from my day trip said that it "was all in German" - I came armed ready for some slow translating from my... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

The entrance is on a side street, so the first thing visitors notice is a recent, very striking fire escape, attached to an 18th century building. Part of the original house has been rebuilt to show its splendid staircase and entrance hall. (Like everything else in the centre of Dresden, it was reduced to a roofless shell in February 1945.)... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016

Stadtmuseum Dresden or the City Museum of Dresden is housed in a building built in Altmarkt, the 13th century central square of Dresden. It is a Neoclassical building with Rococo features was the Landhaus of Dresden. It was the seat of the Saxon Parliament of from 1832 to 1907, after which it was shifted to the Ständehaus. This museum puts... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2016

The visitor can embark on a tour of the history of the city of Cologne and its inhabitants from the late Middle Ages to the present day. Exhibits and works of art on the history of the city of Cologne from the Middle Ages to the present day are aavailable.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2015

I thought we would see exhibits on the rebuilding of Dresden after WWII which is an amazing story of resiliency. But there really wasn't much in there for that. It was more of a traditional small history museum with the usual bits and bobs from days gone by. Not really my thing so I didn't enjoy it as much as... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2015

There is a lot to be found in this large building on the edge of the historic city.The most interesting gallery was the one which featured the rise of the Nazis on the one side and the communist state on the other.There are a lot of interesting artefacts including the remains of a British bomb.Lords of interesting film of the... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2015

If you´re going to do the museum in English then do it, if not then don´t, They have done half of it in English which sort of spoils it a bit.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2015

This museum is located in Landhaus & is considered as the most important of all the city`s museums, tracing the last 800 years of its history.It was erected around 1775 & is among the city`s architectural sights due to its complete synthesis of styles ranging from classicism,late boroque & rococo along with its singular staircases & the ballroom hall. The... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2014

It was just okay. This is something that you should visit just if you have time. Old town is much nicer to visit.

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