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Green Vault

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We spent over an hour in the Green Vault and a couple more in the Residenz. This is a must see in Dresden.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Marc R
Reviewed 6 days ago

Make sure you pay the extra to visit the Green Vault as the various rooms shows different sorts of handmade treasures from porcelein to jewelry to ivory and wooden carvings.The rooms also try and replicate how the treasures were displayed.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Gerry D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the part of the royal palace museum where the famous green diamond is displayed. The vault also displays many other precious jewels, jewelry items and other precious art objects and is divided into the old and the new vaults. The collection is amazing...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank TAIN2013
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Treasures collection from Saxony king. Personally I consider it is the best museum in Dresden. Recommend.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 467viv
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Absolutely worth a visit. The Museum houses an amazing exhibition of decadent, opulence, unbelievable excess and it is magnificent! I was limited in my available time so an extensive visit was not to be, however I did thoroughly enjoy my time there. The workmanship on...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank scouse1941
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This section of the museum is really worth the time to walk through and enjoy room by room... each exquisite in its elaborate detail and amazing restoration... the pieces of art and beautiful items that were displayed were of the finest materials so well preserved......More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 November 2018

In 1991--shortly after reunification-- we visited Dresden and the ONLY Green Vault, which was in the Zwinger at the time. In November, 2018, we visited both the "Historic" and the "Neues" Green Vaults. The Neues Green Vault is far, far better than the Historic Green...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

Apparently there are 2, and I visited the old one. The displays and the reconstruction are both interesting. The ivory and gems rooms were probably the most interesting, but the whole place was worthwhile, and the audio guide is informative

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SaminDC
Reviewed 1 November 2018

The green vault is located in the Dresden castle which contains many treasures collected over the centuries. The building was completely destroyed during the WWll but was rebuilt to its former glory. The collections are amazing especially including the impressive diamond collection. Well worth a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Claire O
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

Most likely this is one of the top three sights in Dresden. You may see lots of precious treasures collected by the Saxonian Kurfürsts over the centuries. A dream if a museum. It is impressive to see how everything was carefully rebuilt after being completely...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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travel-kit99
26 August 2018|
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Response from StuartG_12 | Reviewed this property |
I never realised that there is a time limit on how long you can stay in the Green Vault. I’ve been twice and never had a problem taking as long as I want.
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travel-kit99
26 August 2018|
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Response from James K | Reviewed this property |
I would buy the combination ticket. You could easily see everything, including the Green Vault in a half day or several hours.
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MidlandsHolidayqueen
12 August 2018|
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Response from marlenes854 | Reviewed this property |
Same here. Our tickets were bought on site. When traveling abroad, I always print out whatever tickets we've purchased just in case my phone isn't being cooperative. Much safer that way.
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