Museumsvorplatz im Sommer

Your visit

THE Museum IS CLOSED FROM 14 MARCH TO 19 April 2020

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Deutsches Hygiene-Museum will be temporarily closed from 14 March to 19 April 2020. The closure is in accordance with a decision of the Saxon State Ministry of Science, Culture and Tourism. With this drastic measure we want to contribute to preventing the virus from spreading further.

We will keep you informed about further developments on our website and our social media channels.

We best wishes to you and your families!

Prof. Klaus Vogel, Director
13 March 2020


At a Glance



Deutsches Hygiene-Museum
Lingnerplatz 1
01069 Dresden

Kassenbereich in der Empfangshalle

Hours & Tickets

Tuesdays – Sundays, holidays: 10 am – 6 pm
Closed on Mondays
Free admission for visitors 16 and under

Bild des Museumscafés mit Störer, der in Englisch auf den derzeitigen Umbau hinweist

Café & Restaurant

Due to a change of tenant and extensive renovation measures, our café-restaurant will be closed from 22 October 2019. To make your visit as pleasant as possible during the renovation phase, you will find a small selection of drinks and snacks in the reception hall.

Eine Frau stöbert im Museumsshop.

Museum Shop


Conference Center




Service for foreign visitors

All exhibitions in English and German.

Audio guides for the permanent exhibition in English, French, Polish and Czech for free.

"Discover Your Senses" - Tour in english through the Children's Museum

Tourists holders of the Dresden Cards receive a 20percent reduction.

Guided tours for schools and other groups in a foreign language: advanced booking required 


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