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Telecommunications technology from the last century

The Historical Telecommunications Association is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the preservation, maintenance and restoration to working order of telecommunications equipment. This includes telephones, private branch exchanges, switching equipment, transmission technology, telegraph and teleprinter technology and radio and data technology that has been in use during the past century. Many examples of such equipment are on display in the exhibition rooms of the Deutsche Telekom complex on Dresden's Postplatz Square. A special highlight is a working switch room, set up in an area of 200 square metres, where the mode of operation of telecommunications technology can be demonstrated.


Annenstraße 5
01067 Dresden


Tel: + 49 (0)351 / 4 82 06 80



Opening hours

every first Saturday of the month: 10 am to 3 pm

and by previous arrangement


Adults: 5 EUR

Children and teens (up to age 18:) admission free of charge


holiday offersguided tours

Thematic guided tour (by previous arrangement): "Das Postgebäude am Dresdner Postplatz" Special guided tour with lecture (by previous arrangement): "Die Entwicklung des Nachrichtenwesens"

Thematic guided tours for school classes: "Historische Fernmeldetechnik"

Guided tours in Czech (by previous arrangement)

limited handicapped accessible


The nearby Postplatz directions_railway directions_bus stop is an important public transport hub in Dresden and served by many tram lines.

There are a few paid parking spaces in the area. The nearest multi-storey car park is the Q-Park Postplatz on Marienstrasse.

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