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City of Music: Leipzig
Leipzig Music Trail
Let yourself be inspired by the music city's world-famous ensembles.
Experience art and history in countless museums and galleries.
Leipzig is a trendsetter - Leipzig's creative scene is unparalleled.
Leipzig's Autumn Festivals
Leipzig Jazz Days
Lachmesse - European Festival for Humour and Satire
Leipzig's festivals are as colourful and varied as autumn itself.
Theatre, cabaret, vaudeville
No matter what you're after - in Leipzig you'll always be well entertained.
Courtyards and arcades
Industrial Culture in Leipzig
Bauhaus in Leipzig
In Leipzig you can find historical monuments intermingled with contemporary architecture.
Leipzig Trade Fair
University of Leipzig
Battle of the Nations
Go on a journey through time and learn more about Leipzig's historical milestones.
Sustainability in Leipzig
Sustainable Leipzig | Leipzig Region
Leipzig in spring
Leipzig in Summer
Autumn in Leipzig
Leipzig in Autumn
Christmas in Leipzig and the region
Leipzig and its animals
Leipzig and its literature
Discover the green, animal, active, adventurous and sporty sides of Leipzig.
Water City Leipzig
Dive into Leipzig and discover this unique Water City!
Stroll around, buy and linger - in Leipzig, shopping is an experience.
Coffee House Culture in Leipzig
Leipzig Culinary Delicacies
Over 1,400 restaurants, pubs and bars invite you on a culinary journey.
Discover and Behold
Eating and Drinking
Freedom and Fresh Air
Dance and Party
Stroll and Shop
Art and culture
Excursions and Activities
They still exist, the hidden places of Leipzig. Here you can find out where they are.
Nightlife in Leipzig
Leipzig is a night owl paradise. Find your new favourite location.
Leipzig Top 10
Leipzig at first glance
Leipzig for Culture Lovers
Leipzig for nature lovers
Leipzig with Kids
Leipzig with Kids
Leipzig for Groups
What should you experience first? The top 10 things to do in Leipzig list will help you to decide.
Experience Leipzig in 1, 2 or 3 days
Here you will find some inspiration for your short stay in Leipzig.
Arrival & Traffic
Arrival & Traffic
Arrival in Leipzig
By long-distance bus
By camper van
Getting to the RB arena
All roads lead to Leipzig - here you will find information and tips to make sure you arrive safely.
Transport in Leipzig
No matter which means of transport you travel around with – Leipzig will move you.
Leipzig Tourist Information
Travel planning and discovery tours made easy – all the information needed for your visit to Leipzig.
Leipzig Travel Offers
Leipzig Travel Offers
Short Break in Leipzig
Package Deals Leipzig
Opera and Concert holidays in Leipzig
Opera and Concert holidays Leipzig
Group Offers for Trips to Leipzig
Group Offers Leipzig
Leave your heart in Leipzig! Discover our travel packages!
Tours and experiences
These tours offer you the maximum Leipzig experience in a short period of time.
Experience a lot and pay little during your stay thanks to our Welcome Cards.
Whether you are on holiday in the city or the region, you will always find the perfect place to stay.
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Museums & Exhibitions
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Museums & Exhibitions
The Kunstkraftwerk is an extraordinary new cultural location in a former cogeneration power plant.
The former home of the Schumanns includes a permanent exhibition informing about the life of the two famous musicians. You will gain a comprehensive insight into the great importance of the house as an international meeting place for artists.
Haus Böttchergässchen is one of the many buildings of the Museum of City History and can also be found in the city centre.
GRASSI Museum for Musical Instruments
Marvel at one of the largest collections of musical instruments worldwide. On a tour through five centuries of music history you will get to know the many facets of Leipzig as a city of music.
The Panometer Leipzig boasts the world's largest 360° panorama with a height of 32 metres. It is housed in a former gasometer.
German Museum of Books and Writing
The German Museum of Books and Writing documents the history of books and writing in Germany with more than one million exhibits.
Egyptian Museum of the University of Leipzig
Explore the venerable culture of Egypt through the large collection of the Egyptian Museum of the University of Leipzig.
Memorial Museum in the "Runde Ecke"
The memorial was formerly the seat of the State Security (Stasi). Experience the prevailing working atmosphere in the district administration at that time.
You can marvel at this historic mode of transport and find out about its history at the Tram Museum.
Natural History Museum
The 10,000-year-old natural and cultural history of the Leipzig region is presented here in zoological, botanical, geological and archaeological collections.
The Sports Museum is part of the Leipzig Museum of City History and contains exhibits from Saxony's gymnastics and sports history.
Friedrich Schiller worked on his writings here in the summer of 1785. The Schiller House is the oldest literary memorial in Germany.
Saxon Pharmacy Museum Leipzig
Learn about the history of various medicines and devices through exhibitions and lectures at the Saxon Pharmacy Museum.
Sparkasse Leipzig Art Hall
The Sparkasse Leipzig Art Hall features rotating exhibitions with items from the art collection of the Sparkasse Leipzig – exclusively the "Leipzig School". These are supplemented by special shows on relevant topics.
N'OSTALGIE Museum Leipzig
Discover a heartwarming exhibition about everyday life in the GDR and secure yourself a fantastic souvenir from that era.
Museum of Fine Arts
Admire a wide range of paintings, sculptures and prints from the late Middle Ages to contemporary art in the Museum of Fine Arts. Many of these works were donated by citizens, giving the exhibition a very personal perspective.
Museum Zum Arabischen Coffe Baum (closed for renovation)
With the Coffe Baum, Leipzig is home to one of the oldest coffee houses in the world. The museum also provides information on the exciting history of coffee.
Museum für Druckkunst Leipzig, Leipzig Museum of Printing
The Museum für Druckkunst provides an insight into more than 500 years history of the art of printing and the formative role that the book and publishing city of Leipzig has played and continues to play.
Monument to the Battle of the Nations and FORUM 1813
The monument commemorates the Battle of the Nations near Leipzig as well as the more than 110,000 people who lost their lives in the course of the mass battle.
The museum gives you a deep look into the Leipzig-based life and work of Johann Sebastian Bach with its permanent exhibition. Learn about Bach across an exhibition area of 450 m².
The "GaraGe" training initiative is a technology centre for young people that communicates knowledge of technology and how to use it.
Museum of Antiquity of the University of Leipzig
The Old St. Nicholas School houses the Museum of Antiquity of the University of Leipzig with its more than 2,000 exhibits.
With its more than 400 years of history, the Botanical Garden in Leipzig is the oldest of its kind in the whole of Germany.
GfZK, Museum of Contemporary Art
The Gallery for Contemporary Art is one of the first places fans of contemporary art visit. This is where different artistic positions meet.
Mendelssohn House Leipzig
The Mendelssohn-Haus Leipzig is both a museum and a music salon. Visit Mendelssohn's study and listen to enchanting concert matinees.
Allotment gardens originated in Leipzig. The Deutsches Kleingärtnermuseum ("German Allotment Garden Museum") introduces you to the exciting history of the Schreber movement.
Old City Hall
The Old Town Hall is a historic building in the centre of Leipzig. This city landmark is located directly on the market square.
GRASSI Museum of Ethnology
The Grassi Museum houses one of the largest ethnographic collections in Germany, documenting almost all cultures of the world.
INSPIRATA – Interactive Museum
The INSPIRATA interactive museum at the Old Trade Fair takes families, children, companies and clubs on a journey into the vastness of natural science.
Leipzig School Museum
These unique collections of original objects from 100 years of school history are the highlight of the school museum.
Leipzig Forum of Contemporary History
Get a glimpse into the history of the GDR in the permanent exhibition of the Zeitgeschichtliches Forum.
GRASSI Museum of Applied Arts
The GRASSI museum has more than 230,000 objects of European and non-European arts and crafts, ranging from antiquity to the present day on display.
Stadtgeschichtliches Museum Leipzig (Museum of City History)
The history of the city of Leipzig is anchored in the Stadtgeschichtliches Museum (Museum of City History) and is presented at various locations on the basis of contemporary testimonies.
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