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Museum der Bildenden Kunste

Katharinenstr. 10, 04109, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
+49 341 216990
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Eclectic range of exhibits from Late Middle Ages onwards!

This museum of Fine Arts was built in 2004, at a massive cost of €74.5 million, and is a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Angela C
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London, United Kingdom
Astonishing collection of masterpieces

The Leipzig Museum of Fine Arts is at present in a new building located at Sachsenplatz. It’s an... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2018
periandro
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Luxembourg
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This museum houses a spectacular collection of Renaissance painting.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“max beckmann” (6 reviews)
“old masters” (6 reviews)
“german art” (3 reviews)
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Katharinenstr. 10, 04109, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
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+49 341 216990
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum of Fine Arts was built in 2004, at a massive cost of €74.5 million, and is a rectangular, almost cube like glass structure. It is a controversial building for the locals in Leipzig with very polarised opinions - you love it or hate...More

Thank Angela C
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

The Leipzig Museum of Fine Arts is at present in a new building located at Sachsenplatz. It’s an original cubic shaped building in whose inner part there are some courtyards and hallways thus permitting the enjoyment of a varied whole of outlooks and views. The...More

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Reviewed 7 March 2018

It is most certainly a mistake not to take time to write up reviews on the spot, but without going into details, we surely enjoyed our visit to this museum and especially....the Max Beckmann and Caspar David Friedrich paintings. The spaces are fabulous and we...More

1  Thank adrian p
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Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

The two portraits by Cranach (der Alter) are spinetinglers, also the altarpiece finished by his son (if not quite up there with the Weimar Stadtkirche Retabel). Hals's 'Mulatto' hardly needs recommendation. There are vast rooms of conceptual crap, but they are easily avoided; more problematic,...More

Thank jonathan s
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

This museum has a ton of different styles of art. I spent around two hours inside but I could have stayed longer. I believe there are some exhibits that are changed periodically so there is always more to see.

Thank Ramsey D
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Reviewed 20 January 2018

Very interesting museum in the middle of town. The open, light architecture is worth some investigation too.

Thank JuliJung
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Reviewed 20 January 2018

The entrance took my breath. And up there was a big clock spinning around in amazing speed. The sculptures in these rooms was awesome. Nice mix of older and contemporary paintings. And interesting installations. As a painter myself I liked most of all the works...More

Thank janhugoeriksen
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

The museum building itself is an attraction with its weird appearance and vast internal spaces. The collection is also exciting; especially the the saxony art circle throughout centuries can be seen in an well organised order. I am very much interested in 19th century northern...More

Thank Tamer H
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Reviewed 28 December 2017

I was only tagging along to my husband's business trip to Leipzig, so this lovely place was never on my travel radar until now. We were lucky enough to stay in the city centre; within 10mins walking distance to the central train station and the...More

Thank Emily D
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Reviewed 3 November 2017

Great museum though a red exhibition was terrible. Modern Art exhibitions have not yet peaked. Maybe they will with the new director from Vienna.

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