Majestic presence the late Gothic Meissen Albrechtsburg Castle on the picturesque Elbe Valley. Originated in the 15th century, it is the oldest castle in Germany. Over time, she worked not only in terms of architecture as a trendsetter. Let yourself be enchanted by its timeless beauty when visiting the castle.
The focus is the representative living. As Germany's oldest castle, the Meissen Albrechtsburg Castle seemed already to their formation time as a trendsetter and enabled the people with its outstanding architectural design in the late Gothic style in amazement.
March to October
- daily: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
November to February
- daily: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
- Dec 24/25: closed
- Jan 1: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Subject to modifications.
Meissen Albrechtsburg Castle
Domplatz 1 | 01662 Meißen
+49 (0) 3521 4707-0
Since the emergence of the castle, the Meissen Albrechtsburg Castle is considered a trendsetter. With its modern, interactive exhibition it up to its reputation.
All floors of the castle are open to the public today.
he exhibition is divided into five sections and Shows:
- The fascinating architecture
- The Wettiner as inhabitants and rulers
- The Albrechtsburg as a residence
- The Albrechtsburg as a production of porcelain
- A painted picture book of Dysten- and History
The exhibition thus meets the highest museum presentations.
Virtual design, interactive media stations complete the exhibition architecture and let the visitor in the history the Meissen Albrechtsburg Castle plunge.
about the construction and history of the castle
On behalf of the brothers Ernst and Albrecht von Wettin Germany's first palace was built between 1471 and 1524th The new residence was mainly a sign of power and wealth and should serve as a residence Wettiners. The construction of the castle Albrecht Arnold created of Westphalia a lock which transposed European Standards.