Museum days for free


every FIRST Tuesday

Bach Museum Thomaskirchhof 15/17
► Interactive and multimedia display of J.S. Bach’s life and work in Leipzig

TIP: Museum-Café Gloria is great for lunch or coffee & cake, as is the nearby Café Kandler

every FIRST Wednesday

Grassi Museum ► Johannisplatz 5-11
► 3 museums in 1: Museum of Applied Arts, Museum of Ethnography and Museum of Musical Instruments

TIP: The Café im Grassi for lunch or coffee & cake + a great museum shop

Stadtgeschichtliches Museum various locations
► Museum of Local History – has 9 different locations!
Only the locations Altes Rathaus, Neubau and Schillerhaus offer free access

TIP: free guided tour at Altes Rathaus at 17:00

MdbK Museum der bildenden Künste Katharinenstraβe 10
► Museum of Visual Arts – on Wednesdays open from 12:00-20:00

TIP: Michaelis Museums-Café & Bistro is great for lunch or coffee & cake

EVERY Wednesday

GfZK Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst Karl-Tauchnitz-Straße 9-11
► Gallery for Contemporary Art

TIP: Café <bau bau> is great for lunch or coffee & cake


Zeitgeschichtliches Forum Leipzig Grimmaische Straβe 6
► Forum for the Contemporary History of Eastern Germany

Museum in der Runden Ecke Dittrichring 24
► Also known as the “Stasi museum”

Marjon Borsboom