schloesserlandCARD - free admission & benefits

Discover the variety of Schloesserland Sachsen with a »schloesserlandCARD«. Enjoy free admission to the most beaytiful palaces, castles and gardens in Saxony for only € 24 ten days along or for only € 48 all year round. Travel in the footsteps of Augustus the Strong, visit scenes of former knightstournaments contests and enjoy the calm and relaxation of our gardens and monasteries.

Benefits with the schloesserlandCARD

  • Visit Saxony's most beautiful palaces, castles and gardens for free as often as you like
  • Free admission to all permanent exhibitions and special exhibitions
  • Two children until 16 years of age have free admission if accompanied by a cardholder
  • Events and guided tours are excluded 
  • Please note restricted opening hours from November till March

New services & prices from 2019 onwards

  • In 2019, we will increase the price of the schloesserlandCARD ticket for the first time since its launch ten years ago. From January 1, 2019, an annual ticket will cost €48.00 and a 10-day-ticket €24.00.
  • NEW: Now also free admission with the schloesserlandCARD to special exhibitions organized by us from 2019 onwards.
  • Two spectacular new attractions: Festung Xperience full rate: EUR 10.00; reduced rate: EUR 8.00) and Zwinger Xperience (opeing in September 2020, full rate: EUR 8.00; reduced rate: EUR 6.00).
  • Tickets purchased at the previous price will continue to be valid.

Information about schloesserlandCARD

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schloesserlandCARD for ten days

  • valid from the first visit for 10 consecutive days
  • € 24
  • benefit for families: save € 6 by buying 2 schloesserlandCARDs valid ten days.

schloesserlandCARD for 1 year

  • valid from the first visit all year round
  • € 48
  • benefit for families: save € 12 by buying 2 schloesserlandCARDs valid one year.


  • You can purchase the schloesserlandCARD online and at all participating estates.*

* Not available at Freudenstein Castle, therefore in the tourist information Freiberg. Not available at the Dresden Zwinger and Dresden Residential Castle, therefore in the Schinkelwache (at Theatre Square Dresden, beside the Semperoper).

Buy on site

Benefits with the schloesserlandCARD

Both tickets entitle cardholders:

  • to visit the participating sites as often as they like,
  • free admission into permanent exhibitions and into special exhibitions*;
  • two children between 6 and 16 years of age have free admission if accompanied by a cardholder
  • Events and guided tours are excluded.
  • Please note restricted opening hours from November till March

* Discount does not have to be granted for exhibitions of third-party suppliers.

Free admission


Further Benefits with the schloesserlandCARD


Dresden Residential Castle

  • reduced admission on ticket Residenzschloss (except Historical Green Vault)
  • Free entrance to the Hausmannsturm Tower in the Dresden Residential Castle (open April to October)

Dresden Zwinger

  • reduced admission on Zwingerticket

Hinterglauchau Castle

  • free entrance to »Angstloch«, kitchen and sculpture garden

Further savings

Pheasant Castle Moritzburg

  • Reduced admission on a guided tour

Zabeltitz Baroque Garden

  • 50% discount on admission to the »Bauernmuseum«


  • Note the opening times of the participating institutions.
  • The name of the cardholder & validity are entered by service personnel during the first visit. The schloesserlandCARD is then non-transferable and only valid in conjunction with a photo ID.

Tips for trips

The Gardens of Kings

Take a walk in Saxony’s most beautiful gardens, allow to be inebriated by their scents, experience unexpected views and gain undreamt-of insights. Relax in the spacious gardens or stroll in sunshine, accompanied by the splashing of fountains. And take a piece of Schloesserland home with you: a flower bed brick from Bad Muskau, a camellia shoot from Pillnitz, summer flowers or an Azalea from Weesenstein can all be purchased in those places.

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