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Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister

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Address: Theaterplatz 1 | Semperbau am Zwinger, 01067 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
Phone Number: 03 51 4 91 4 66 79
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Description: This art museum is jam packed with masterpieces by the likes of Rubens and...
This art museum is jam packed with masterpieces by the likes of Rubens and Titian, but it is most famous for Rafael's Sistine Madonna.
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Although the collection is great – especially ‘Sistine Madonna’ by Raphael and ‘Acis and Galatea’ by Claude Lorrain – the gallery is very crowded and the display of the paintings... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Although the collection is great – especially ‘Sistine Madonna’ by Raphael and ‘Acis and Galatea’ by Claude Lorrain – the gallery is very crowded and the display of the paintings is not very good. Also, lighting could have been better. Rather disconcertingly, the person at the information desk not only could not tell me where the painting of Claude Lorrain... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Not while the gallery is undergoing construction for the next several months: I found just one. However, much of the gallery remains open, so many artworks from world-class masters like Rembrandt can still be seen. Despite the construction, there are still four full floors of classical art to swoon over.

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Montgomery Village
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Contains works of the old masters, mostly from Holland,, Germany and Italy. Some painting are world famous.

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Nieuwegein, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Very nice peintures. You must visit this when you are in dresden. Price is reasonable. Also nice for children.

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Chicago, IL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 239 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Palatial building with many rooms of lovely art. The art is displayed on a few floors, with a logical path throughout the exhibits. The highlight is Raphael's Sistine Madonna, with the cherubs he added as an afterthought that are now ubiqutous in the fine arts tchotchke world. The actual picture is fabulous. There are other significant works, including a few... More 

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Unique opportunity to view many world famous pictures by Raphael, Albrecht Dürer, Van Eyck, Rubens, Rembrandt and so on. Not to be missed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This museum with the collection of the old masters was truly interesting and impressive. Possibly bigger than the collection of old masters in the Staedel Museum in Frankfurt. It included the painting by Rafael, well known for the adorable two angels looking up at Mary the Madonna from the bottom. The building itself was also very impressive. So glad we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Rich collection of masterpieces, a lot of interesting facts included in audioguide program. Really worth of visiting.

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Milnthorpe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

You are an absolute Philistine if you don't visit!It really is one of the best art galleries of the world.I went for the Sistine Madonna by Raphael and those two iconic and instantly recognisable impish angels!They really bring a smile to your face.There were not many people around and I took my time admiring the painting. There are also paintings... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

This is a rare opportunity to see some of Europe's most famous artist - all in place - and with a large variety to see so you can get to know individual painters. The museum is undergoing an much needed renovation. Only half of the paints are available - but they have done a great job of keeping the best... More 

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Additional Information about Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister

Address: Address: Theaterplatz 1 | Semperbau am Zwinger, 01067 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
Phone Number: 03 51 4 91 4 66 79
Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Saxony  >  Dresden>  > Innere Altstadt
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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