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Grimmaische Str. 6, 04109, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
+49 341 22200
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Onla few summaries in English but most of the images tell their own story anyway. Bigger than it... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Glossop, United Kingdom
via mobile
Amazing history of eastern Germany since 1945

This was my favourite museum trip in Germany, as it detailed life in the east under the soviets... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Grimmaische Str. 6, 04109, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
+49 341 22200
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Onla few summaries in English but most of the images tell their own story anyway. Bigger than it looks from outside and unbeatable value.

Thank kuepper
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my favourite museum trip in Germany, as it detailed life in the east under the soviets through to the wall coming down, and the integration phase. This is current history at its best, a lot of documented coverage with a small East German...More

Thank Graeme M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a free attraction - thank goodness for that! All in German, and no English to be seen anywhere. It was not useful at all for me. It seems though a well documented history of the two Germany's with lots of historical facts and...More

Thank 16alexanderh
Reviewed 1 June 2017

The English are very much the minority in Leipzig and unfortunately this means there isn't a lot in English. This is one place that is fantastic, but most exibits are described in German, with no English explanation...a big shame as its a fantastic place.

Thank 15Roc
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Very interesting place, with very nice design and information it is not boring as many historic meuesums. It is made in a very creative way. Recommended

Thank azmialnawayseh
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Wonderful displays. They had historical time lines, artifacts, maps and odd and ends of daily life. As a tourist from overseas, i wish there were more English translations. Whatever there was in English is not quite enough to satisfy my curiosity. Still worth visiting though...More

Thank Jennybko
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

It's not a fancy museum nor an old one. It has the vibes of a Modern one quite frankly, but it is full of the old things if one can say... what I liked was; the videos that they were playing, kinda took me back...More

Thank Amin L
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Centrally located etensive exhibit of the history of the German Democratic Republic. The initial part that elaborates on the suffering of the poor East Germans during the Nazi years is something you will have to fight your way through, but after that, there is a...More

Thank bonsi7
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Great exhibition . We had a very good guide who told us so many interesting stories in English . From the world football championship in Bern to the unification of Germany worth a visit.

Thank PPlace6
Reviewed 30 October 2016

This place can be visited in three ways. 1. going around on one's own 2. taking advantage of the countless interactive participation oportunities and finally 3. every 2 hours or so they offer a free guided tour covering the highlights of this enormous and interesting...More

Thank Nils L
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