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GRASSI Museum of Ethnology

One of the largest ethnographic collections in Germany

View into an exhibition room in the Grassi Museum für Völkerkunde, cultural institutions in Leipzig
© Andreas Schmidt

With over 200,000 objects, the Grassi Museum owns one of the largest ethnographic collections in Germany. The exotic, valuable and to some extent internationally unique exhibits depict the art and lifestyles of almost all cultures of the world.

In addition to the research aspect, the museum includes a library with a variety of ethnic literature and a restoration workshop for the preservation of museum objects.

The GRASSI Museum of Ethnology has some special offers for children, such as very special tours behind the scenes of the museum!


location GRASSI Museum of Ethnology in Leipzig
Johannisplatz 5-11
04103 Leipzig
phone +49 (0)351 4914 2000
fax +49 (0)341 9731909
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  • Elevator
  • Fully accessible entrance for wheelchair users info
  • Special and personalised assistance services available for people with disabilities
  • Assistance for blind and visually-impaired guests info
  • Assistance for hearing-impaired guests (Deaf and Hard of Hearing) info
  • Marked disabled parking available
  • Fully accessible rest-room for wheelchair users info
Elevator available


An elevator for wheelchair users is located right next to the entrance at Johannisplatz.

Wheelchair accessible restrooms are located on the first floor of the museum.


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