Museums

Guided Tour of the GRASSI Museum of Applied Arts

The tour covers more than 2,000 exhibits on the art from the ancient world to the historicism period in 30 show rooms (about 2,000 square meters). Most of these exhibits were in storage for decades but are now open to the public. We invite you to discover the great variety on three newly conceived tours that are characterized by the architecture....

Guided Tour of the Museum of Fine Arts

Visitors are warmly welcomed in the foyer of the museum opened in 2004. There they are greeted by the approving looks from the patrons of the arts who were immortalized there after the museum’s founding in 1837. A large number of the current exhibits consist of art works donated or lent by Leipzig’s art-loving citizens. During the tour you will...


Other Attractions

Guided Tour of the Leipzig Gewandhaus

“Res severa verum gaudium” (True pleasure is a serious matter) This adage from Roman philosopher Lucius Annaeus Seneca has accompanied the Gewandhaus since 1781. We will show you the third incarnation of the Leipzig Gewandhaus. The first building was indeed the guild hall of the cloth makers, giving the orchestra and concert hall its name. ...

Guided Tour of St. Thomas’ Steeple

A tour of the steeple of St. Thomas Church is the perfect addition to any Leipzig program. 50 meters above Leipzig and only 232 steps from the churchyard, you will experience a magnificent panoramic view of the city. The ascent itself already includes interesting stops along the way. You will see the graffiti of a Saxon artillerist from the time...