Dating back to 1560, this museum's ethnological collection is the third oldest of its kind in the country and boasts more ... More
Museum of Ethnology in Dresden (Museum für Völkerkunde Dresden)
Dating back to 1560, this museum's ethnological collection is the third oldest of its kind in the country and boasts more that 80,000 rare pieces. Situated in the Japanese Palais, only few hundred meters from the monument "golden rider", the Museum für Völkerkunde Dresden gives visitors an impressive insight into the arts and crafts of numerous different ethnic groups. Temporary exhibitions, each with a specific theme, incorporate exhibits from Africa, the Polar regions, the Orient, South America, South East Asia and the South Seas.
Memorials to Carl Maria von Weber, one of Dresden's most famous sons, can be found all over the city. The
facade of the Semper Opera House , for example, contains a bust of the great composer, but it is ...
The Stadtmuseum (city museum) is situated in an historic 18th century country house and features a series of permanent and
temporary exhibitions dealing with local history, art and culture. Visitors can travel through the different epochs of history and ...
Known as "Europe's balcony," the Brühlsche Terrasse is a 500m long and 20 200m wide terrace built on top of
the fortifications erected to defend the city in the 16th century. Together with the Albertinum, Art Academy and Sekundogenitur, ...
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