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A must for Leica owners

Modern buildings with free parking. The main building houses the service department, workshop and a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Stephan1954
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The Hague, The Netherlands
Amazing

A well-presented history of the Leica camera with a tour presented by a very good English speaking... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
Charles2304
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Jersey, United Kingdom
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Am Leitz Park 5, 35578 Wetzlar, Hesse, Germany
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Modern buildings with free parking. The main building houses the service department, workshop and a Leica store. In the hall one can have a look at the photo exhibition and cameras. There are also a few windows that offer a look into the workshop.

Thank Stephan1954
Reviewed 20 August 2018

A well-presented history of the Leica camera with a tour presented by a very good English speaking guide. Includes world famous pictures taken by this iconic camera and an insight into its manufacture. A huge capital investment must have been made with this architectural business...More

Thank Charles2304
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

In the main building of the Leica campus , an exhibition of very famous historical photos taken along the history by Leica cameras . Very nicely displayed . Photos of very important historical events all over the world mainly in the 20 century.

Thank Gidons51
Reviewed 9 June 2017

As very longtime Leica owners, we were looking forward to our visit. They had cancelled the tour we had booked without giving a reason, which troubled us. We drove over to the Leitz-Park location, noting that there were no signs to guide us, a surprise....More

Thank Chandolin
Reviewed 17 May 2017

A beautifully designed space with photography exhibitions, Leica history, Leica camera family tree and factory tour, plus a Leica shop and cafe. Open to the public and free of charge it will appeal to the photographer, collector or wider public.

Thank mikeyp3
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

It was my first trip to Wetzlar cause my Leica M got a new chip thru the Leica warranty. While the mechanic repaired my camera I got a tour thru the Leica factory and museum! Leica has a long German handmade history and Leica is...More

Thank Chris K
Reviewed 25 November 2016

More than 100 years of LEICA history, from the first functional prototype of 35mm camera to the latest and greatest models, this is the place for everyone not only for the National Geographic guys… Opened in their new modern facility, the exhibit offers an unique...More

Thank CorinaCIG
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Wetzlar became known in German history mainly because of Goethe who wrote and published here his first novel, "The sorrows of young Werther", and photo concern "Leica" (the Germans say "Lica"). This is the whole era in the photographic industry. Now "Leica" is located already...More

Thank gentbrugg
Reviewed 21 July 2016

If you are near Wetzlar Germany and you are interested in cameras or photography, then make a trpi to the above museum. Watch how cameras and binoculars are being made individually then you will appreciate the cost involved.

1  Thank feckenham
Reviewed 5 October 2015

This is Leica's new headquarters and production facility and it's a must-see if you are in the area and appreciate how significant the name of Leica is historically and their position today at the very top of the optics tree. There's an interesting museum of...More

2  Thank MarkNorton
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by bus, no.11, getting off at the Leize-park. It takes 2.15€.
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