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Museum fur Musikinstrumente der Universitat Leipzig

Johannisplatz 5 _ 11, 04103, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
+49 341 9730750
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A lot of string instruments

I don't know what I was expecting. However, the old instruments were primarily all string... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
travelingsenior
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Boulder, Colorado
Informative history of instruments in europe

We enjoyed visiting this museum. For us, we would have preferred more English translations, which... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2016
Joseph T
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Johannisplatz 5 _ 11, 04103, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I don't know what I was expecting. However, the old instruments were primarily all string instruments. I would have liked to hear how most of those instruments sounded.against each other. I would have also like to have compared the sound and range of the old...More

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Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed visiting this museum. For us, we would have preferred more English translations, which was done for about 1/3 of the collection. It is a small collection in humble spaces. There are interactive components for listening to historical instruments and playback devices. There was...More

Thank Joseph T
Reviewed 6 March 2016

Like the city of Bach, this museum shows whole bunch of different types of organs, clavichord, string instruments, grand pianos, and all other instruments. I did it without a guide but I think there should be one for group visits. It was an interesting experience....More

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Reviewed 14 July 2015

I found this collection of musical instruments fascinating, my wife less so as she doesn’t read German (while I can read it to a limited extent). However, I found it difficult to see the history of their development, as they were presented more or less...More

Thank Peter d
Reviewed 27 April 2014

I visited the Museum on an early morning in March 2014. It is closed to the Leipzig center station The ticket is a combo with other museums. There are a lot of music instruments inside the museum. Some of them are very special and beautiful....More

3  Thank Lonelyplanet_Tam
Reviewed 26 May 2013

The museum is arranged by era, starting with the Renaissance, then Baroque, Classical, Biedermeier period, Romantic, End of the 19th Century, and 20th Century. Parts of it concentrate on Leipzig composers, instrument makers, and collectors. But it is much more than a local collection. The...More

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Reviewed 7 March 2017
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Reviewed 30 December 2015
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Reviewed 31 July 2015 via mobile
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