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The heart of Leipzig's city history on the market square

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The Old Town Hall, built by Hieronymus Lotter in 1556 and 1557, is one of the outstanding examples of German Renaissance architecture.

Until the beginning of the 20th century it was the seat of the Leipzig city council. Since 1909, the building has been home to the Museum of City History. The Naschmarkt with the Old Stock Exchange is at the back and can be reached via a passageway. The museum entrance is also located in this area. The City Hall houses a large number of valuable relics of Leipzig's music history, which you can find on a tour of the Leipzig Notenspur.

Information

location Old City Hall
Markt 1
04109 Leipzig
phone +49 (0)341 9651340
fax +49 (0)341 9651352
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  • Elevator
  • Special and personalised assistance services available for people with disabilities
  • Assistance for blind and visually-impaired guests info
  • Partially accessible entrance for wheelchair users info
  • Fully accessible rest-room for wheelchair users info
Elevator available

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Please ring the bell in the corridor to use the elevator to the museum.

Wheelchair accessible restrooms are located on the 2nd floor. 

There are tactile artefacts for the blind and visually impaired on site.

For the exhibition "Leipzig original" on the ground floor, there are also artefacts to touch for the children who are blind or visually impaired.

Audio guides in English and French are also available for the "Modern Times" exhibition on the 1st floor. There are also artefact that can be touched on display. The museum also offers guided tours for the blind or visually impaired visitors. 

Prices

LEIPZIG CARD / LEIPZIG REGIO CARD: Reduced admission price as well as discount of 10% on your purchase in Leipzig Shop No.1 and 10% on the souvenir assortment from a purchase value of 20€ for cash payment in the museum shop

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