Japanisches Palais

Dresden, Germany

Japanisches Palais (Japanese Palace) is a Baroque building in Dresden on the Neustadt bank of the river Elbe. Built in 1715, it was extended from 1729 until 1731 to store the Japanese porcelain collection of Augustus the Strong that is now part of the Dresden Porcelain Collection. However, it was never used for this purpose, and instead served as a library. The palace is a work of architects Pöppelmann, Longuelune and de Bodt.

The Japanisches Palais was partly destroyed during the allied bombing raids on 13 February 1945, but was reconstructed in the 1950s and 1960s. The final reconstruction work continued until 1987. Today, it houses three museums: the Museum of Ethnology Dresden, the State Museum for Pre-History and the Senckenberg Naturhistorische Sammlungen Dresden.



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P. Wan (8 months ago)
The museum is free of charge, a lot of art articles in Damascus zimmer, interesting VR goggles and Syrian cultures, highly recommended. Also, free toilets and lockers are available
Twan Kuypers (9 months ago)
Although not fully restored, it's definitely worthwhile to visit. There are 3 exhibitions and 2 of them are free of charge.
Banashree Aribenchi (13 months ago)
The Japanese palace is situated in the neustadt of Dresden. It has an interactive museum where children as well as adults can have fun. Mostly the objects are made of wood
J W (2 years ago)
A pretty place with very interesting Asian building details. There are some contemporary exhibitions.
Grace Murphy (2 years ago)
Was a nice experience but I was honestly a bit confused as to what the overall theme of the museum was. Some of the art just wasn’t my style but others might love it!
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