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Address: Johannisplatz 5-11, 04103 Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
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Well set-out, quiet and spacious museum

We visited two exhibitions, one of furniture making with some stunning local pieces in it - a couple of beautiful secretaries and lots of very fine chairs. The second was a big... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 11, 2014
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Derby, United Kingdom
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183 reviews 183 reviews
7 attraction reviews
186 helpful votes 186 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Good collection, but not as many audio examples as I thought there might be. Not expensive even adding the audio self-guide, a pleasant hour and a half's exploration.

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London
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50 reviews 50 reviews
7 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We visited two exhibitions, one of furniture making with some stunning local pieces in it - a couple of beautiful secretaries and lots of very fine chairs. The second was a big show of Jugendstil with lots of local, but also French and Scandinavian equivalents. Although the signage and interpretation of the former was in German only, some of the... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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15 reviews 15 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

The building itself is very beautiful and the display itself is also amazing. Disappointment No. 1 - Labeling of the exhibits in in German only, perhaps English would help. Dissappointment No. 2 - Very little hands-on experience. Hello, this is about the music and instruments, why not to dedicate a room for little visitors to show them that music instruments... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

I recommend this museum highly. Very attractive and pleasant exhibition of art from Oceania, Afro Atlantic Diaspora, and India.

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toulouse
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58 reviews 58 reviews
23 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I went there with my children for a special kids' day, with lots of music instruments, activities, food,... It was great.

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Beverwijk, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Every first Wednesday of the month you can visit this museum for free. But that is not why I like it so much! It harbours three elaborate museums in one, has a vast permanent collection and interesting temporary exhibitions. It is located in a beautiful building, which is very well layed out and they have the best guards in the... More 

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logan, ut
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109 reviews 109 reviews
37 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We enjoyed the progression and presentation of musical instruments presented at this museum. Accompaniment sound recordings added to the experience. The only thing the museum was lacking was a hands-on portion allowing a better sense of the actual instruments.

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Oslo, Norway
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39 reviews 39 reviews
27 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

If you visit this museum in April, there are beautiful cherry trees in front of the building for a dozen of photos. The museum is on the 1st-2nd floors. Southeast Asia, South Asia, Tibetans and Mongols, Europe, Africa, America, Australia / Oceania daily life and antiques can be found here. A huge collection and very excellence in organizing help any... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

The actual collection was vast and very detailed. I enjoyed the visit very much. However, the lady at the ticket counter was very rude, and you always get the feeling that she wants more money from you. She asked for passports for anyone who wanted to get a discounted/free ticket! Even little children only about 5 years old had to... More 

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New Delhi, India
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56 reviews 56 reviews
8 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

If you are visiting Leipzig, Grassi museum is definitely worth a visit. It is a comparatively modern museum which is well organised and with impressive creative inputs. We visited it without much expectations and we were positively surprised by the collections and the efforts put in to display the items in a very interesting way. For example, the lights and... More 

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