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.
A Mecca for technology fans, the Technische Sammlungen Dresden provides a fascinating journey through the world of electronics, data processing,
photography, mathematics and home entertainment. Visitors are encouraged not just to look, but also to take part in experiments ...
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 ...
A must for first time visitors, this former home of the Kügelgen family has now been converted into a museum
(part of the Stadtmuseum ) and depicts their life story. A wonderful restaurant is attached, so visitors can explore ...