Albrechtsburg Castle Trendsetter since 1471


Opening Hours

March 01, 2018 to November 04, 2018

  • daily: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm


November 05, 2018 to February 28, 2019

  • daily: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Dec 24/25: closed
  • Jan 1: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Jan 07 to Jan 19: closed

Subject to modifications.

Ticket rates

  • Full rate 8,00 EUR
  • Reduced rate 4,00 EUR

Full rate: EUR 8.00
Reduced rate: EUR 4.00

Ticket rates for the permanent exhibition 

  • Full rate: EUR 8.00
  • Reduced rate: EUR 6.50
  • Children 6 - 16 years: EUR 1,00
  • Group rate (15 people and more): EUR 6.50 per person
  • Group rate for school students (15 people and more): EUR 1.00 per person
  • Annual ticket: EUR 16.00
  • Reduced annual ticket: EUR 8.00

Audio guide included (German, English, Czech, French, Italian, Polish, Russian; children's audio guide in German) or a written guide for people with hearing impairment.

Combined ticket: Meissen Albechtsburg Castle and Meissen Porcelain Manufactory 

  • Full rate: EUR 15.00 
  • Reduced rate: EUR 10.00
  • Family rate: EUR 32.00 

Combined ticket: Meissen Albrechtsburg Castle and Meissen Cathedral

  • Full rate: EUR 11.00
  • Reduced rate: EUR 8.00
  • Family rate: EUR 26.50

The combined ticket is valid for three days in a row.

Guided tours:

  • 1 h: EUR 3.00 pp
  • 1.5 h: EUR 4.50 pp

Free admission:

  • Children aged 5 or younger
  • People visiting the castle on their birthday
  • Accompanying adults of severly disabled people (entry »B« iin the disability pass)
  • Tour guides
  • Tour bus drivers accompanying a tour group
  • 1 accompanying adult per 10 pupils
  • Journalists for reporting purposes (valid identification required)
  • Holders of the schloesserlandPASS

Photo permit

  • EUR 2.00

Subject to modifications.

How to find us

Whether by car, bus or train: You can always reach Albrechtsburg Castle easily.

Click here for details of how to get there.

Guided Tours and Groups

Get to know the "cradle of Saxony" in a personal guided tour.

Here you can find all information about our tours.


You want more? There is more Schloesserland there with the schloesserlandPASS.


Trendsetter since 1471
Discover Germany's oldest castle

The late-Gothic Albrechtsburg Castle rises majestically above the picturesque Elbe River valley. Built in the 15th century, Meissen Albrechtsburg Castle is regarded to be Germany’s oldest castle. It set trends in the course of time – and not only from an architectural point of view.

Come for a visit and allow to be enchanted by its timeless beauty.

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Tip for an Excursion

Saxon Power Women

Behind strong men are strong women - that's always been so. With our theme route we want to take you into the world of the wives and mistresses of the Saxon kings. Come along and learn more about the strong women of past centuries.

Click here for directions