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Museum of Ethnology in Dresden (Museum für Völkerkunde Dresden), Dresden

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Contact: +49 351 814 4860
Open Hours: Tu to Su from 10:00 AM to 06:00 PM
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.