Euroregion Elbe/Labe

Tanning and Local History Museum, Dippoldiswalde

Museum in faithfully reconstructed 18th century tanner's house

Diversity combined: tanning craft and leather industry, fine arts and city history, combined in a historic building complex from the 18th century. The baroque house of the Ulbrich tanner family, as well as the three-storey tanner's workshop, which is unique in Europe, house outstanding treasures and stories from the past and present from Dippoldiswalde and the surrounding area.


Freiberger Straße 18
01744 Dippoldiswalde


Tel: +49 (0) 3504 / 61 24 18



Opening hours

Tuesday to Sunday, public holidays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m
Mondays, 24.12. & 31.12. closed
Festive reopening at the end of March 2022


Adults: €7.50
Reduced: €4.00
Family ticket (2 adults and all children living in the household): €18.00

The Euroregion Culture Card is valid here.


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Demonstrations of traditional handicrafts such as lace-making, spinning, carving and the crafting of wood-shaving trees (during the Christmas exhibition in November and December) Arts and crafts for children (during the Christmas and Easter exhibitions)

You can access our museum educational offers at


Exhibition partially bilingual (German and Czech)
Bilingual tours (German and English)

handicapped accessible in all areas


The cheapest way to get to the museum is by bus to "Busbahnhof Dippoldiswalde" directions_railway directions_bus. Although this is not the nearest bus stop at a distance of 400 m, it is by far the most frequently served one.

The town of Dippoldiswalde also has a train station directions_railway directions_bus, which is also about 400 m away. However, no regular service stops here, only the touristic Weißeritztalbahn.

There are several parking possibilities in the vicinity of the museum. The parking lot right behind the museum can be reached from "Alte Altenberger Straße" via the small street "Am Mühlgraben".

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