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Mendelssohn-Haus Leipzig

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Don't miss the excellent cartoon video mainly about Mendelsohn's sister, funny and informative... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
dorothy_butters
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Chester, United Kingdom
Recitals every Sunday at 11:00 AM

Comprehensive museum consisting of 3 floors. Very informative about the lives of both Felix and... read more

Reviewed September 5, 2018
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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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Goldschmidtstr. 12, 04103, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
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All reviews his life music room music lovers living quarters wonderful museum first floor original furniture the study museum houses the ground floor audio guides are available music history old building worth a visit small museum couple of hours felix
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't miss the excellent cartoon video mainly about Mendelsohn's sister, funny and informative. Also there are cabinets with information when you open the drawers

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank dorothy_butters
Reviewed November 6, 2018

We actually found the museum dull and boring. There is not a huge amount to look at and we probably spent about 15 minutes in there. It was very quiet apart from a couple of Japanese tourists taking pictures of themselves doing the 'conductor' thing.The...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Wayne R
Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

Comprehensive museum consisting of 3 floors. Very informative about the lives of both Felix and Fanny Mendelssohn. Sunday recitals keep up the tradition that the Mendelssohn‘s started. Tickets may be purchased in advance on the website or at the door. Concert is located in a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

This is a very nicely put together look into the life and works of one of Germany's more recent classical musicians. If like myself you are not very familiar with him and his equally musical sister, you will come away feeling you understand much more...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Judi09
Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

This museum caters for everyone, from the well-informed expert to the inquisitive child. With morning concerts every Sunday, a watercolour gallery to die for and a house brimming with family memories and musical manuscripts that offers the visitor an incite to Mendelsohn the man and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 15, 2018

The Mendelssohn Haus is located south of the city centre and not far from the Gewandhaus and the Opera. The exhibition gives a good insight into the life and work of Mendelssohn, and a special exhibition about the conductor Kurt Masur was also were interesting.

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank NemoTraveler
Reviewed June 16, 2018

Great shops, Great food and nice interesting places to visit all within easy walking of our hotel The Royal International

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank amber54
Reviewed June 11, 2018

This small museum is a gem. It’s the house where Mendelssohn lived and died while he worked in Leipzig and has been beautifully restored over three levels (with a lift). On the ground floor there is a music room where you can play some of...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank mbloggs
Reviewed June 7, 2018

A fascinating place for anyone interested who is interested in beauty, music, the museum itself is brilliantly laid out.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank THEmaria_tokareva
Reviewed June 1, 2018

This was a real treat. The museum is well presented, well thought out, with informative and fascinating exhibits - some interactive. There are many beautiful spaces within the museum - what a wonderful house it must have been to live in! Highly recommended in this...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Yueyeem
June 24, 2018|
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Response from Teresa O | Reviewed this property |
Yep, open every day.
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slickspivSheffield
May 29, 2018|
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Response from Teresa O | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a charge but can’t remember how much. Maybe about €8 but well worth it.
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Jennifer L
October 15, 2017|
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Response from AntjeS359 | Property representative |
Hi Jennifer, we are glad about your interest in our museum! It is best to schedule 2 hours or a little bit more. In between, you can drink a cup of coffee and you will be have a nice day. With best regards Antje
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