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Bach Museum

Thomaskirchhof 15/16, 04109, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
+49 341 9137202
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Back to Bach...

...and this place really does take you back! This was one of the actual buildings frequented by... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Ridgeland, Mississippi
Everything Bach is here

This is not a large museum, but it covers everything you might ever want to know about Bach. They... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jonathan S
Occidental, California
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A museum celebrating the life and works of classical music guru Bach.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“his life” (15 reviews)
“family tree” (8 reviews)
“audio guide” (24 reviews)
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Thomaskirchhof 15/16, 04109, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
+49 341 9137202
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Reviewed yesterday

...and this place really does take you back! This was one of the actual buildings frequented by Bach and the family who owned it "bach" in the day... Really well done and the English Tour was well worth the time and money. Very modern and...More

Thank shchristy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is not a large museum, but it covers everything you might ever want to know about Bach. They do focus a little more on his time in Leipzig, but they start with his family tree and include all the highlights in between. A number...More

Thank Jonathan S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My father and I LOVED the Bach Museum. We got there early, around 11am and stayed until 3pm. There is so much information, not just about Bach, but about the period, classical music, instruments, tools and techniques. We are classical music fans and I was...More

Thank Jennifer A
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This museum offered a look at Bach's time and provided a real feel as to what his daily life was like and how much work he produced. A few highlights are a room where you can see what buildings in town looked like then and...More

Thank Joy B
Reviewed 2 May 2017

You can get an audio guide but you need to leave your passport as hostage. This is common practice we found. Highlights are the portraits of Bach and a section on forgery. You can download the audio guide from the Web onto your mobile device...More

Thank 547alisterw
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Learnt a lot about Bach from the museum plus had the chance to listen to lots of lovely Back music. There were child friendly things to do as well.

Thank Hester M
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Well appointed museum but staff seem to have the attitude found formerly in the Communist East German State.

Thank Ustinian
Reviewed 17 April 2017

A trip through the museum is an excellent complement to visiting Thomaskirche across the street. It gives a very good overview of religious communities in Leipzig that may have influenced Bach, in particular, the tensions and open conflict between Catholics and Protestants. The family history...More

Thank Bill B
Reviewed 11 March 2017

This is a wonderful museum to see for all Bach and music lovers. With interactive parts to the exhibition and wonderful amounts of information, there was plenty to do here!

Thank GirlinHamburg
Reviewed 15 February 2017

The Bach museum is one of the most intimate, comprehensive museums to an individual that I have visited. Located in an elegant building opposite the choir school of the St. Thomas church, the museum seems to have everything about the great composer: his family genealogy,...More

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What are the hours of the museum? Also are there Bach concerts in town?
14 May 2017|
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Response from Bill B | Reviewed this property |
Web site says 10 am - 6 pm Tuesday - Sunday. Leipzig is a town with a lot of music of all kinds. If you are there for Bach, I would say schedule your visit when there is something good going on at St. Thomas Church across... More