Opening hours and ticket rates

Opening hours
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
10:00 am - 06:00 pm

Dec 24/25: closed

Jan 1: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Subject to modifications.

Admission prices

Full rate :
12,00 EUR
Reduced rate : i
10,00 EUR
Children aged 6-16 :
4,50 EUR
Groups 15 people and more p.p.:
10,00 EUR
Free entry : i
0,00 EUR
Groups school students, 15 people and more p.p.:
4,50 EUR

Other discounts:

Combined ticket (with Meissen Porcelain Manufactory):
20,00 EUR
Combined ticket (with Meissen Porcelain Manufactory): reduced:
16,00 EUR
Combined ticket (with Meissen Porcelain Manufactory):familiy rate:
41,00 EUR
Combined ticket (with Meissen Cathedral):
17,50 EUR
Combined ticket (with Meissen Cathedral): reduced:
15,00 EUR
Combined ticket (with Meissen Cathedral): familiy rate:
39,00 EUR
2,00 EUR
HistoPad für Inhaber SchlösserlandKARTE:
3,00 EUR

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

Guided tours:
1 h: EUR 3.00 p.P.
1.5 h: EUR 4.50 p.P.

Photo permit EUR 2.00

Subject to modifications.

Reduced admission for refugees 

For a moment of peace and distraction, refugees receive reduced admission to Saxony's most beautiful castles, palaces and parks. 

More information

Benefits with the schloesserlandCARD

Permanent exhibition

Free admission to the permanent exhibition

Special exhibition

Reduced rates apply to enter special exhibition

Arrival & map

Next City:  Dresden  (27 km)

Arrival information:

Nearest city: Dresden (27 km)

Information on how to get there:

By car:

  • Highway A4 Exit Siebenlehn, continue along Federal Road B101, or Exit Wilsdruff;
  • Highway A13: Exit Radeburg
  • Highway A14: Exit Nossen-Ost;
  • Coming from Dresden, use Federal Road B6

By bicycle:

The Elbe River cycle path passes directly at the foot of the castle hill from where the Meissen Albrechtsburg Castle and the Cathedral are signposted.

Dresden Airport:

  • Towards Boxdorf – Reichenberg – Moritzburg – Auer – Weinböhla – Meißen. Dresden Airport is about 30 km from Meißen

Sightseeing tour through Meißen:

  • Between April and October, a bus runs every 30 minutes serving the stops at Albrechtsburg Castle/Cathedral, the Market Square and the Porcelain Manufactory. The modern buses can seat 13 passengers, including a space for a wheelchair. You can opt for the small or the grand tour and learn something about the history of the town.
  • More information at: City-Bus Meißen of Oberelbe Tours

By steamboat:

Parking facilities:

  • Cars can be parked by the Elbe River, with direct access to the castle via the castle stairs from Leipziger Straße and also from the foot of the castle hill in Meisastraße, where there is also a multi-level carpark and an elevator up to the castle.

Easy ascent:

  • An elevator with a panoramic view eases the ascent to the castle.

Opening hours and admission prices

Meissen Albrechtsburg Castle

Closedopens today 10:00 - 18:00

10:00 bis 18:00
10:00 bis 18:00
10:00 bis 18:00
10:00 bis 18:00
10:00 bis 18:00
10:00 bis 18:00
10:00 bis 18:00
Full rate :
12,00 EUR
Reduced rate :i
10,00 EUR

Further information on opening hours and admission prices can be found here