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Grimmaische Str. 6, 04109, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
+49 341 22200
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Very good plus free

Really good overview of German history. Even for a German native there are things to discover. And... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
André M
via mobile
Interesting, but no English translation

Some of the main exhibits have English translations, but most do not. I got by with rudimentary... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Aaron C
Belfast, United Kingdom
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Grimmaische Str. 6, 04109, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
+49 341 22200
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Really good overview of German history. Even for a German native there are things to discover. And for FREE. Really good (y)

Thank André M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Some of the main exhibits have English translations, but most do not. I got by with rudimentary German, but much of the museum was wasted on me. In particular, photography from the recent Syrian conflict was very moving.

Thank Aaron C
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

I would definitely recommend this museum. Fortunately on the day we were visiting, sunday, they held an english tour. The guide had studied history and was able to explain most of the important elements of the exhibition in an hour. The tickets and guides are...More

Thank jahangir e
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Onla few summaries in English but most of the images tell their own story anyway. Bigger than it looks from outside and unbeatable value.

Thank kuepper
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This was my favourite museum trip in Germany, as it detailed life in the east under the soviets through to the wall coming down, and the integration phase. This is current history at its best, a lot of documented coverage with a small East German...More

Thank Graeme M
Reviewed 19 July 2017

This is a free attraction - thank goodness for that! All in German, and no English to be seen anywhere. It was not useful at all for me. It seems though a well documented history of the two Germany's with lots of historical facts and...More

Thank 16alexanderh
Reviewed 1 June 2017

The English are very much the minority in Leipzig and unfortunately this means there isn't a lot in English. This is one place that is fantastic, but most exibits are described in German, with no English explanation...a big shame as its a fantastic place.

Thank 15Roc
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Very interesting place, with very nice design and information it is not boring as many historic meuesums. It is made in a very creative way. Recommended

Thank azmialnawayseh
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Wonderful displays. They had historical time lines, artifacts, maps and odd and ends of daily life. As a tourist from overseas, i wish there were more English translations. Whatever there was in English is not quite enough to satisfy my curiosity. Still worth visiting though...More

Thank Jennybko
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

It's not a fancy museum nor an old one. It has the vibes of a Modern one quite frankly, but it is full of the old things if one can say... what I liked was; the videos that they were playing, kinda took me back...More

Thank Amin L
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