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Museum der Bildenden Kunste

Katharinenstrasse 10, 04109 Leipzig, Saxony, Germany (Zentrum)
0341/21-69-90
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Ranked #26 of 76 Attractions in Leipzig
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Art Museums
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35 reviews 35 reviews
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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

The cost only 5 euros and few people visiting but Cranach pictures and many others that will take your breath away. Not to be missed

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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164 helpful votes 164 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

The building is realy beautifull, but the collection impressed me a lot less! To much Leipzig native artists of average quality. Some nice old 17th century Dutch Masters, but that's not what in want to see in Leipzig! Everything could be a lot more daring and exciting....like the building and the statue at the entrance!

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Toronto, Canada
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139 reviews 139 reviews
50 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

The 20th century galleries on the main floor are the real attraction here, with some terrific pieces by Max Beckmann, a Leipzig native, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner and other expressionist giants. I also enjoyed the thoughtful selection of works from the GDR, by arists critical od the regime, and the dramatic lobby display of paintings by Anselm Kiefer, an artist widely... More

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London, United Kingdom
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17 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Beautiful, spacious building that shows off the art collection to its best. I particularly liked the 20th century galleries, but there's a broad range of art within the permanent collection, including some Dutch Masters, religious art, and a great temporary exhibition. Worth the small entry fee.

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Paderborn, Germany
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

From the outside it looks like an unfinished warehouse covered in plastic cladding, but inside it is a cleverly designed, multi-faceted interaction of spaces, materials and textures, utilising the interaction of the exhibition spaces, staircase and light sources (both natural and artificial) to display the pieces on display. It is, in fact, a piece of contemporary art all of its... More

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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

You know when you get to see the building from the outside that things will be incredible on the inside. The Leipziger have really created something special here. I loved seeing more of Max Beckman and his depictions of the absolute agony of the 20th Century. I'm sure others will have their favourites as there are many to choose from.... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

This Museum is relativly new ....at least the building that houses it . It's a glass and steel gigantic three stories cube . At ground floor usually the temporary exibit , on second painting from the 1300\1400 , some Flemish , and some Impressionist , on the top floor you'll find Modern Art. Impressive display for such a relatively small... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

The building by itself is worthwile visiting and discovering! You have come nice curios insicde of course, Beethhoven by Klinger and a few Gaspar Freidrich paintings which just add value to your visit.

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Maastricht, the Netherlands
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14 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

We have been here many times, and there is always something interesting going on. The museum has a huge collection of not so known art. The open design of the building with is inner space and glass walls is sensational. One should try the cafeteria.

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Antwerp, Belgium
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013 via mobile

Museum to be visited mainly for its impressive architecture. Collection itself is sub-top even though good overview is given of some influential artists like Klinger,...

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