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Mendelssohn-Haus Leipzig

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Address: Goldschmidtstr. 12, 04103, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
Phone Number: +49 4934 11270294
10:00 - 18:00
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Classical music fans will appreciate a visit to Felix Mendelssohn home (now...

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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He only Lived here from 1845 - 1847

We visited in Oct 2016 - catch a number15 tram (direction Meusdorf)in from the Hbf (station) - the house is located in Goldschmidtstr just behind the Gewandhaus - very easy to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 October 2016
George B
Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We visited in Oct 2016 - catch a number15 tram (direction Meusdorf)in from the Hbf (station) - the house is located in Goldschmidtstr just behind the Gewandhaus - very easy to find. The apartment is located over two floors - the ground floor being the entrance, cash desk, café, cd shop etc. - the day we visited the admittance charge... More 

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Temple Sowerby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Despite Nazi attempts to wipe out any trace of Mendelssohn,his house is there and open as a fine museum. Well, better than a museum, it has a real feeling of being a home. Lots of interesting exhibits

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Esher, England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Well organised museum recreating the apartment where Mendelssohn lived and worked. Well worth a visit.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Very enjoyable visit, with helpful staff. Learnt so much about the man and his work. I'd certainly recommend it....

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Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

This museum on the life and music of Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy incorporates the story of his personal life and musical career, as well listening to his music. It is all laid out in a relaxing and calm environment - the house where he and his family once lived - and gives one an excellent insight into his life. Outside is... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

Mendelssohn House in Leipzig is the last home of the composer Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy. The museum is located in two floors: the Mendelssohn home in the first floor and additional rooms with interactive music experiments in the ground floor. Each room has authentic furniture. The museum has a few watercolor paintings by Mendelssohn. Based on the painting from his journeys,... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

This is the house where Mendelssohn died and is furnished as it was in his day. There are however amazing interactive activities - conduct your own orchestra or listen to the music. The staff are delightful and very helpful and an english audio guide is available.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

The House of the great composer and founder of GewandHouse of Leipzig; Mendelshone must be visited also English explanation is available.. It is located within walking diistance from the center

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

We have visited the Leipzig Mendelssohn House again. In fact, we went in for a concert with no particular intention to re visit the old artifacts we have already seen in previous visits. We were however surprised to find out that even Mendelsohn could still be innovative. On top of the original bits and pieces of Mendelsohn’s time and the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

This museum / house has been meticulously restored and the rooms are furnished with flair and historical accuracy. The audio guide in English is detailed and fascinating, the Irish narrator's voice making a pleasant change from most recorded guides. It was a sobering experience to realise the extent of the anti semitism whipped up by Wagner and instructive to learn... More 

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