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Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister

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Amazing museum

You must visit. It takes at least three hours. Dresden its a great City, you must see it all... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Vivi A
Stunning!!

Wonderful collection of many works of art! A must see if you have a few spare hours!! I spent my... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
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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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Theaterplatz 1 | Semperbau am Zwinger, 01067 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
Innere Altstadt
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You must visit. It takes at least three hours. Dresden its a great City, you must see it all. Museum are always best to visit in the morning, less people so you can see the paintings with more detail

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Wonderful collection of many works of art! A must see if you have a few spare hours!! I spent my entire morning there and could have stayed more!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed January 9, 2019 via mobile

Famous masterpieces of Rafael, Van Dyjk, Vermeer, Boticelli can be found here. The gallery is inside the famous Zwinger (an architectural masterpiece) and the ticket includes also a visit to other nearby museums. It's worth spending a day here

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank sophialovesthesea
Reviewed December 27, 2018 via mobile

This gallery has not a big yet brilliant collection of European masterpieces. Some of them are much spoken about, like, for example, Rafael’s Madonna Sistina, or Rembrandt and Saskia. Others are not. The charming pastel by Liotard, La Belle Chocolatiere, is presented in an isolated...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Elle_Ventrouge
Reviewed December 26, 2018 via mobile

Very expensive at 12€ plus 3€ for audio guide (plus the 15% you pay on your hotel bill for the privilege of staying in Dresden) but there are some great paintings in here. Shame there is so little information written on boards. Everything is via...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank FRUDAC
Reviewed December 15, 2018

Particularly strong in Rembrandt, Lucas Cranach and Van Dyke. Spacious and well presented galleries that leave plenty of space for quiet contemplation of the art on display.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank John W
Reviewed November 25, 2018

Amazing! Not too large, but very impressive. Of course with it's highlights of Sixtinische Madonna by Raphael, but also Triptychon von Jan van Eyck is special to see. After being study this art work for a long time, finally I could see it in real....More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Yanik M
Reviewed November 20, 2018

This museum was one of the "must fit in" attractions and highlights of our Dresden stay. There is plenty to see covering a broad range of sculptures, bronzes and of course the old master's on display. I'd say too much of the old religious themed...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Stephen C
Reviewed November 10, 2018 via mobile

The collection itself is amazing, however the museum guide is not clear, where you can find which collection + unfortunately many rooms (majority of the collection) were closed and will be closed until 2019. The staff is really nice and helpful!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 3, 2018

This is an excellent museum of paintings up to 1800. It has a bunch of Cranach, Durers and Botticellis, among others. The top floor has about a dozen Canelettos and currently limits the number of visitors because half the floor is in restoration so there...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Kristine P
February 3, 2019|
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Yes, as I mentioned in my review, there is an audio guide that includes English. It is a bit extra and when I visited, the folks at the main desk actually kind of tried to talk me out of it, but I'm very glad I got it... More
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August 28, 2018|
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I visited in June and the queue only took a few minutes, but of course none of us can guarantee what it will be like the day you visit. I advise simply arriving early in the day.
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You have good taste. The girl is reading, definitly, she is holding the letter with two hands and the letter is probably from her lover.
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