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Address: Johannisplatz 5-11, 04103 Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
Phone Number: +49-0-341-97-31-900
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Grassimuseum, consist of three exhibitions (I think). I went to see the musical instruments collection and I wasn't just pleased with what I saw, I was amazed. There is a huge... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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Thessaloniki, Greece
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Thessaloniki, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Grassimuseum, consist of three exhibitions (I think). I went to see the musical instruments collection and I wasn't just pleased with what I saw, I was amazed. There is a huge amount of instruments (especially weird ones). There are instruments that you can't see anywhere else, like instruments made of glass or porcelane, a piano with a curved keyboard and... More 

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

We went to see the musical instruments but our enjoyment was rather limited due to the total lack of English guide or notes. The see & hear displays were good however and we did enjoy playing some instruments upstairs in section designed for kids!

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

My pianist partner visited the musical instrument museum, whilst I hung out in the forecourt , with its stunning art nouveau setting in the sunshine, witnessing actors practising for their performances later and school children at some kind of sports day with the architectural wonder as a back drop- time stopped. She found the museum fascinating and our lunch here... More 

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Bloomington-Normal, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Nowhere else in the world can one see Christofori's 1726 piano. This was a thrill. Plus the best musical instrument collection anywhere. All presented flawlessly!

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

There are several museums in this complex; we visited the musical instrument museum which features medieval through modern instruments. It's a small museum but it has an extensive collection, well displayed. There are some sound examples - it would have been nice if there were more. Music fans could easily spend 2+ hours here, but more casual visitors could likely... More 

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

We loved the Museum of Applied Arts. This was one of our trip highlights. The applied arts/decorative arts exhibits were well organized and displayed, with good German and English text. We especially love the Jugendstihl/Art Nouveau styles, and we loved what we saw of that here. We spent several happy hours on this. We did a drive-by on the Ethnographic... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

What a great find. We were fortunate to know some l9cals who took us here. Leipzig is a 'small' city and it wad sunday. No crowds nor lines. Bonus. There are several parts to this museum but we only saw parts of the applied arts section. Small and so well laid out. All the objects there were saved a yesr... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Do not miss this museum!!!!! The exhibitions are fabulous and well curated. All areas of the world are represented. There is so much to see you could easily spend 3 hours here. One 9f the BEST ethnographic museums i have visited. It's only a short walk from Augustusplatz

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Thermisia, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

its a nice museum easy to access in walking distance from the augustus platz and the railway station, fisrt of all its a nice building with nice inner gardens, the excibitions are fine, and in the backyard there is the old cemetery. which is interesting to see

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Pasadena, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

There are three separate museums at the Grassi. The musical instrument collection is marvelous. In many cases you can actually hear recordings of the instruments. The displays are beautiful and easy to see. The only drawback is that the signage is almost exclusively in German. In addition to many historical instruments, there is a curious selection of 20th century instruments,... More 

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