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Stadtgeschichtliches Museum Leipzig (Museum of City History)

In the Old Town Hall on the Market Square

View of the Old Town Hall at Market Square, which, until 1905, housed the City Administration Offices and which is now home to the Stadtgeschichtliches Museum and a plethora of shops, cultural venue, shopping, sights, museums in Leipzig, architecture

The Leipzig Museum of City History collects and preserves important testimonies of Leipzig's city history and presents them in the Old Town Hall on the market square and the neighbouring new building in Böttchergäßchen. The children's museum is also located here.

The Museum of City History also includes the Monument to the Battle of Nations, the FORUM 1813 as Museum zur Völkerschlacht, the Schiller House in Leipzig-Gohlis, the Sports Museum, the Old Stock Exchange and the Museum Zum Arabischen Coffe Baum. Due to renovations in 2019, the Museum Zum Arabischen Coffe Baum can only be visited during free public guided tours.


location Stadtgeschichtliches Museum Leipzig (Museum of City History)
Böttchergäßchen 3
04109 Leipzig
phone +49 (0)341 9 65 130
fax +49 (0)341 9 65 13 52
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