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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.


location Stadtgeschichtliches Museum Leipzig (Museum of City History)
Böttchergäßchen 3
04109 Leipzig
phone +49 (0)341 965130
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


Wheelchair access to the Old Town Hall is possible with the lift, for which you have to ring the bell in the corridor.

On the second floor there are wheelchair accessible restrooms.

Wheelchair access to the building in Böttchergässchen or to the children's museum is possible with the lift.

There wheelchair accessible WCs are located on the ground floor.

Guided tours and tactile aids are offered for blind and visually impaired visitors.

Easy-to-read exhibition brochures are available on site (in German only). The museum also offers guided tours for adults and children with intellectual disabilities. 


LEIPZIG CARD / LEIPZIG REGIO CARD: Free entry to the museum Zum Arabischen Coffe Baum and the Leipzig Sports Museum, reduced admission price to the House of Böttchergässchen, the Schiller House and the Monument to the Battle of Nations and FORUM 1813

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