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Mendelssohn-Haus Leipzig

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Recitals every Sunday at 11:00 AM

Comprehensive museum consisting of 3 floors. Very informative about the lives of both Felix and... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2018
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A Well Rounded Expose

This is a very nicely put together look into the life and works of one of Germany's more recent... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2018
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Classical music fans will appreciate a visit to Felix Mendelssohn home (now a museum) and his namesake school of music, which is located on the property.
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Goldschmidtstr. 12, 04103, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
+49 341 9628820
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All reviews his life music room music lovers living quarters wonderful museum first floor original furniture the study museum houses the ground floor audio guides are available music history old building worth a visit small museum couple of hours on display
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We actually found the museum dull and boring. There is not a huge amount to look at and we probably spent about 15 minutes in there. It was very quiet apart from a couple of Japanese tourists taking pictures of themselves doing the 'conductor' thing.The...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Wayne R
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Comprehensive museum consisting of 3 floors. Very informative about the lives of both Felix and Fanny Mendelssohn. Sunday recitals keep up the tradition that the Mendelssohn‘s started. Tickets may be purchased in advance on the website or at the door. Concert is located in a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank vespadue
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

This is a very nicely put together look into the life and works of one of Germany's more recent classical musicians. If like myself you are not very familiar with him and his equally musical sister, you will come away feeling you understand much more...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

This museum caters for everyone, from the well-informed expert to the inquisitive child. With morning concerts every Sunday, a watercolour gallery to die for and a house brimming with family memories and musical manuscripts that offers the visitor an incite to Mendelsohn the man and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Morgan712
Reviewed 15 July 2018

The Mendelssohn Haus is located south of the city centre and not far from the Gewandhaus and the Opera. The exhibition gives a good insight into the life and work of Mendelssohn, and a special exhibition about the conductor Kurt Masur was also were interesting.

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank NemoTraveler
Reviewed 16 June 2018

Great shops, Great food and nice interesting places to visit all within easy walking of our hotel The Royal International

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank amber54
Reviewed 11 June 2018

This small museum is a gem. It’s the house where Mendelssohn lived and died while he worked in Leipzig and has been beautifully restored over three levels (with a lift). On the ground floor there is a music room where you can play some of...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank mbloggs
Reviewed 7 June 2018

A fascinating place for anyone interested who is interested in beauty, music, the museum itself is brilliantly laid out.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank THEmaria_tokareva
Reviewed 2 June 2018

This was a real treat. The museum is well presented, well thought out, with informative and fascinating exhibits - some interactive. There are many beautiful spaces within the museum - what a wonderful house it must have been to live in! Highly recommended in this...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank JackPudding
Reviewed 28 May 2018

I visited many music museums in Vienna, as well as Leipzig but this one is the best - by far. Lots and lots of artifacts. You get a digital device which explains all the rooms to you. 3 floors. The staff is so sweet and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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24 June 2018|
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Response from Teresa O | Reviewed this property |
Yep, open every day.
30 May 2018|
Response from Teresa O | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a charge but can’t remember how much. Maybe about €8 but well worth it.
Jennifer L
16 October 2017|
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Response from AntjeS359 | Property representative |
Hi Jennifer, we are glad about your interest in our museum! It is best to schedule 2 hours or a little bit more. In between, you can drink a cup of coffee and you will be have a nice day. With best regards Antje
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