Current information and opening hours

The Transparent Factory is open to visitors, event guests and for vehicle pick-ups. The basis for the opening is the current Corona Protection Ordinance of the Free State of Saxony. The access regulations as well as the mask requirement in the visitor area have been lifted. 

We still recommend compliance with the distance and hygiene rules.

More information on our hygiene rules can be found here.
 

Our opening hours

Visitor area

23 January 2023 until the end of February 2023
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Closed for visitors due to events or maintenance measures


Shop
Monday to Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


e-VITRUM restaurant
Monday to Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m.
Sunday closed

 

Our tours

Guided tours
Monday to Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. every full hour (German tours)
Friday and Saturday 1:15 p.m.  (English tours)
Sunday closed

Production hours
even weeks            7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
odd weeks            12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Inactive production on all weekends, public holidays and during the company holidays.
Due to delivery problems with vehicle parts, production times may change from time to time at short notice. You are welcome to contact us by telephone on 0049 0351-4204411 in the days before your visit to find out the current production times or you can check our production calendar.

  • 6 February - 10 February 2023:    07:00 a.m. - 3.00 p.m.
    13 February - 17 February 2023:  12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
    20 February - 24 February 2023:  07:00 a.m. - 3.00 p.m.
    27 February - 3 March 2023:         12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
    6 March - 10 March 2023:             07:00 a.m. - 3.00 p.m.
    13 March - 17 March 2023:           12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
    20 March - 24 March 2023:           07:00 a.m. - 3.00 p.m.
    27 March - 31 March 2023:           12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
    3 April - 6 April 2023:                     07:00 a.m. - 3.00 p.m.
    Good Friday 7 April 2023:              inactive production (public holiday)
    Easter Monday 10 April 2023:       inactive production (public holiday)
    11 April - 14 April 2023:                12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
    17 April - 21 April 2023:                07:00 a.m. - 3.00 p.m.
    24 April - 28 April 2023:                12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
    Workers Day 1 May 2023:             inactive production (public holiday)
    2 May - 5 May 2023:                     07:00 a.m. - 3.00 p.m.
    8 May - 12 May 2023:                   12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
    15 May - 17 May 2023:                 07:00 a.m. - 3.00 p.m.
    Ascension Day 18 May 2023:        inactive production (public holiday)
    Bridge Day 19 May 2023:              inactive production
    22 May - 26 May 2023:                 12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
    Whitmonday 29 May 2023:           inactive production (public holiday)
    30 May - 2 June 2023:                   07:00 a.m. - 3.00 p.m.
    5 June - 9 June 2023:                    12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
    12 June - 16 June 2023:                07:00 a.m. - 3.00 p.m.
    19 June - 23 June 2023:                12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
    26 June - 30 June 2023:                07:00 a.m. - 3.00 p.m.
    3 July - 7 July 2023:                      12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
    10 July - 14 July 2023:                  07:00 a.m. - 3.00 p.m.
    15 July - 6 August 2023:               inactive production (factory holiday)
     

e-vehicle test drives

e-vehicle test drives
Monday to Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

We recommend to make a reservation.

Our current prices
Entrance fee including guided tour 45 minutes
Price per person € 9,00
reduced* € 6,00
Family ticket:
2 adults + maximum 3 children
€ 20,00

*Discounts apply to pupils, students, trainees, people with disabilities, ALG II - recipients, civilian / federal volunteers and seniors over 65 years with valid ID. Admission is free for children under 7 years (does not apply to groups). 

Any questions?

Questions about your tourist visit:
Phone: 0049 351 420 4411 or
email: info@glaesernemanufaktur.de
*Monday to Friday 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. (except on public holidays)

 

Questions about your vehicle:
Phone: 0049 351 420 4444 or
email: backoffice.gmd@volkswagen.de
*Monday to Saturday 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.