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Mendelssohn-Haus Leipzig

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Address: Goldschmidtstrasse 12, 04103 Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
Phone Number: 49 341 1270294
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Description: Classical music fans will appreciate a visit to Felix Mendelssohn home...
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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As a guest by the great composer

This kind of museum makes me feel very happy. You can almost feel yourself as a guest by the great composer. Everything is renovated in very high standards. The place is very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
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Kerava, Finland
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Kerava, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

This kind of museum makes me feel very happy. You can almost feel yourself as a guest by the great composer. Everything is renovated in very high standards. The place is very informative and cosy in same time. You are welcomed very friendly by the staff. Try the conductingsimulator in the downstairs!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

The House is only 100m from the Gewandhaus and is the last address of Mendelssohn. There is a lot of information about the composer and a reconstruction of his study as he left it. You can try your hand at conducting his music (not as easy as one might think), and there is a small tea/coffee cake facility. The tea... More 

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Dymock, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

This house/museum is well worth visiting as part of the Musician's Trail. Allow yourself plenty of time as there is lots to do, hear and see.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

I'm in love with Leipzig and with Mendelssohn's house. This is a must see attraction for musicians and non-musicians. The house, almost 200 years old, is intact. The rooms and furniture are all original..even Mendelssohn's hair! You will appreciate this genius's talent as an artist: his music, painting, letters, etc. You can now even conduct an orchestra in their media... More 

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Oberoesterreich
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Allow a couple of hours for this museum. It's not huge, and in some places sparsely furnished, but is interesting.

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Bad Homburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The former house of Mendelssohn Bartholdy is very unpretentious located close to the Augustus square in Leipzig. Inside the Exhibition is modern, interactive, very Close to the time of 1840 with furnitures etc nicely resaurated. The Composer is known to most People by ist famous Sommernachtstraum overture, his Scottisch symphony, the Lieder ohne Worte for piano and the oratory Paulus... More 

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Perth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015 via mobile

Conduct the orchestra, listen to the music, see the artifacts and visit the apartment. This is a really fab experience for anyone with any interest in music, especially if you've ever wanted the chance to conduct an orchestra. Superb.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

You can see his forniture, his piano. A high pattern museum, with high tech rooms. Good price and localization even though it's not in the very center like the others attractions.

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Ullapool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Mendelssohn lived in this beautiful mansion for some years. This museum has state-of-the-art technology that is impressive. I got a real sense of Mendelssohn's character and his generosity to other musicians. I highly recommend visiting this museum.

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Drachtstercompagnie
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

All people that like classic music should visit this museum, which is the house where Felix did live. Big, but relative simple, but in style with the subject. The house gives a nice picture of the time Mendelssohn was living and working there. We had the pleasure not only to be able to visit the museum (house), but at that... More 

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