The city museum is not only located in the best part of the inner city, but you will also find it in a very special building: the former Franciscan monastery church at the Heinrichsplatz. Since the conversion into a museum exhibition hall, precious exhibits from the last 1,000 years of the city’s history have been presented, for example, the largest and oldest wine press of Saxony or the last existing Elbe River fishing boat. Different special exhibitions have focused on interesting details of the Meißen history. For example, an additional exhibition shows the development of the city to a German stronghold of porcelain production. Another example is the construction of the Cathedral’s towers 100 years ago.
Tuesday to Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 18:00 p.m.
25th, 26th of December and 1st of January from 14:00 p.m. until 18:00 p.m.
24th and 31st of December closed
Heinrichsplatz 3, 01662 Meißen
Tel.: +49 (0) 3521 458857
Tourism association of Meißen
+49 (3521) 41940
+49 (3521) 419419
April to October:
Mon - Fri: 10:00 a.m. to 18:00 p.m.
Sat/Sun/national holidays: 10:00 a.m. to 16:00 p.m.
November to March:
Mon - Fri: 10:00 a.m. to 17:00 p.m.
Sat: 10:00 a.m. to 15:00 p.m. (except for January)