Transport Museum Dresden, Dresden

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Transport Museum Dresden, housed in the historic Johanneum museum, displays vehicles from all modes of transport--including the famous Saxon Muldenthal locomotive from 1861, which holds the title of oldest original German steam locomotive. The attractive building dates from the late 16th century, when it was a stable and coach house for the adjacent Dresden castle. Its permanent exhibition area includes sections dedicated to railway vehicles, cars, trams, bicycles, motorbikes, air travel, and sea travel. Don't miss the informative film that runs every hour on the hour, explaining the history of Dresden and the museum. Put Transport Museum Dresden and other Dresden attractions into our Dresden trip itinerary planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Whilst this is not a huge museum it is very well laid out and the exhibits are excellent! An extensive display of bicycles, cars and motor bikes. The royal coach is spectacular. The marine section...  more »
  • Very good (and free) museum displaying different kinds of transport with cool photos and models of cars, buggy's, trains, etc. I enjoyed this a lot. It a realtively small museum with 2 levels and...  more »
  • I didn't expected too much TBH. But this museum really surprised me. Lot of cars, some trains, models. I liked the focus on East Germany which made it interesting and different from other transportation museums in Germany.
  • Fantastic place to see and experience the history of transportation. They also have very good curated extra exhibitions. great place for kids!

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