Famous Museums in Leipzig

The museums in Leipzig give the very essence of its citizens and rich culture. If you are looking for something deeper and more meaningful, head to the museums in city. Explore the cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical side of Leipzig with these museums.
We have curated a variety of the best and free museums in city, besides the usual arts or historical ones. Explore and engage yourself with the wonders of science at the museum of science in Leipzig. Get fascinated by the exceptional stories of heroes at war museums or memorials. You can go wow with your kids at the Natural history museums or enjoy some time at children's museums in Leipzig.
Check out this list for an entertaining and enlightening trip to the museums in Leipzig.

Let's explore the finest collection of museums in Leipzig:

  1. #1 of 16 Museums in Leipzig
    - Used in 692 itineraries
    Stadtgeschichtliches Museum

    Tags: Museum, Landmark, Ancient Ruin, Exhibition

    Address: Altes Rathaus,Markt 1, 04109 Leipzig

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Visit the remarkable historical building which is said to be the first building of the square. A tour inside this magnificent Renaissance town hall takes you to an eternal journey which tells you abou...Read more

  2. #2 of 16 Museums in Leipzig
    - Used in 293 itineraries
    Arena Leipzig

    Tags: Arena, Stadium, Entertainment, Performance

    Address: Am Sportforum 2, 04105 Leipzig, Saxony, Germany

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Arena Leipzig is a multipurpose indoor stadium with a capacity of 12,200 people for concerts and shows and 8,000 people for sporting events. It belongs to the Sportforum Leipzig, which also contains t...Read more

  3. #3 of 16 Museums in Leipzig
    Deutsches Buch- Und Schriftmuseum Image

    Tags: Museum

    Address: Deutscher Platz 1

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
    Google Reviews
    Xochitl CORMON

    Why make it simple? As a visiting researcher to next building Institute for Biodiversity I was very surprised to not be able to enter the lecture room without registration and payment (if I understood...

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  4. #4 of 16 Museums in Leipzig
    - Used in 15 itineraries
    Schillerhaus Image

    Tags: Museum

    Address: Menckestraße 42

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
    Google Reviews
    Ronny Neumann

    Nice historical place

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  5. #5 of 16 Museums in Leipzig
    - Used in 13 itineraries
    Monument To The Battle Of The Nations Image

    Tags: Museum

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
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    Pedro Eguiguren

    I've been here many times. Really nice place to bring tourists and explain a little bit of the history behind the construction of the monument. It is specially recommended to come here during "muse...

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  6. #6 of 16 Museums in Leipzig
    - Used in 954 itineraries
    Museum In Der Runden Ecke

    Tags: Museum, History Museum, Historical Site, Heritage Building

    Address: Dittrichring 24 | North of Thomaskirche, 04003Leipzig, Saxony, Germany

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The museum occupies the former site of the district headquarters of the East Germany State Security service or “Stasi”. History says, the museum was used as the shelter by the Gestapo duri...Read more

  7. #7 of 16 Museums in Leipzig
    Museum Fur Musikinstrumente Der Universitat Leipzig Image

    Tags: Museum

    Address: Johannisplatz 5-11

    Timings: 24-hrs Details
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    Helene Persson

    We were so happy that we visited during late opening. Between four and six pm on a Thursday, there were parts of the museum that we almost had to ourselves. The exhibits are eclectic and the design of...

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  8. #8 of 16 Museums in Leipzig
    - Used in 580 itineraries
    Museum Der Bildenden Kunste Leipzig

    Tags: Museum, History Museum, Outdoors

    Address: Katharinenstraße 10, 04109 Leipzig, Germany

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Covering around 7000 square meter of area, the museum holds collection of 1000 sculptures, 60,000 graphical works and 3500 paintings. All the artwork preserved in the museum date back to Late Middle A...Read more

  9. #9 of 16 Museums in Leipzig
    - Used in 913 itineraries
    Zeitgeschichtliches Forum Leipzig

    Tags: Museum, History Museum

    Address: Grimmaische Str. 6, 04109 Leipzig, Germany

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Located at the center of the city, this modern museum (also known as Forum of Contemporary History, Leipzig) memorializes the history of political oppression, resistance and peaceful revolution leadin...Read more

  10. #10 of 16 Museums in Leipzig
    - Used in 260 itineraries
    Museum Im Stasi Bunker

    Tags: Museum

    Address: Lubschutzer Teiche | Flurstück 439 / Machern,04827 Leipzig, Saxony, Germany

    Timings: 01:00 pm - 04:00 pm Details

    Located 30 kilometer east of Leipzig, the museum was the former Dodge Implementing Agency (AFuSt) Leipzig Administration of State Security. The bunker was kept in disguise in the form of a holiday res...Read more

  11. #11 of 16 Museums in Leipzig
    - Used in 622 itineraries

    Tags: Art Museum, Museum

    Address: Johannisplatz 5-11, 04103 Leipzig, Saxony,Germany

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    See the iconic museum complex of Leipzig, built in an Art-Deco style but still often overlooked while visiting Augustusplatz. It houses three fantastic museums; Museum of Applied Art (Museum für ...Read more

  12. #12 of 16 Museums in Leipzig
    - Used in 785 itineraries

    Tags: Museum, Heritage Building

    Address: Goldschmidtstraße 12, 04103 Leipzig, Germany

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The museum is dedicated to Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, the music director of the Leipzig Gewandhausorchester in the year 1835. The museum was a residence for Mendelssohn and his family in the year 18...Read more

  13. #13 of 16 Museums in Leipzig
    - Used in 9 itineraries
    Kriminalmuseum Leipzig Image

    Tags: Museum

    Address: Nikolaistraße 59

    Timings: 09:00 am - 07:00 pm Details
    Google Reviews
    Cristina Tiut

    It has a lot of scary objects on display. It is a little not so visible from the street, easy to go by and miss it. Also the smell inside is a little disturbing. From the point of view of museum appea...

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  14. #14 of 16 Museums in Leipzig
    - Used in 9 itineraries
    Museum Fur Druckkunst

    Tags: Museum

    Address: Nonnenstrasse 38, 04229 Leipzig, Germany

    Timings: 11:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Museum fur Druckkunst or Museum of Printing Art where you would be able to know about the techniques of printing of books. It offers you to witness the pre-printing processes of the books. You have th...Read more

  15. #15 of 16 Museums in Leipzig
    - Used in 42 itineraries

    Tags: Museum, Architecture

    Address: Inselstrasse 18, 04103 Leipzig, Germany

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Visit a museum like Schumann-Haus whose neo-classical architectural style would leave you awestruck. It was built by Friedrich August Scheidel in 1838 and was used as the residence of Clara and Robert...Read more