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Museum der Bildenden Kunste

Opens in 12 min: 10:00 - 18:00
Open today: 10:00 - 18:00
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A Truly Wunderdebar Art Museum in Germany's Musical Capital

In late November,I spent two pleasurable days enjoying this fine art museum with very modernistic... read more

Reviewed 9 December 2018
Coconut Creek, Florida

What an interesting building - beautiful, spacious - perfect for large pieces of art. Also the... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2018
Mainz, Germany
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This museum houses a spectacular collection of Renaissance painting.
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Katharinenstr. 10, 04109, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
+49 341 216990
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Reviewed 9 December 2018

In late November,I spent two pleasurable days enjoying this fine art museum with very modernistic architecture. I enjoyed their collection of Old Master paintings ,especially their paintings done by German,Flemish, and Dutch Masters.Old Masters favorites at the Bildenden Kunte were; Rogier Vander Weyden's"Visitation",Marrioto di Nardo's"Martyrdom...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 28 November 2018 via mobile

This is a very frustrating museum. The third floor was half empty! Really. (Pictures attached) Gallery after gallery just empty. And the guards say it stays this way. With all the amazing art in Leipzig this would be an amazing space to show up and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 November 2018

What an interesting building - beautiful, spacious - perfect for large pieces of art. Also the changing exhibitions are usually worth watching.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank lumaD
Reviewed 23 October 2018

There is something for every taste and much to challenge the mind here, from Dutch masters with their street and seascape scenes to modern installations which during my visit included a life size Tyranosaurus rex with blood running from its jaws, there was also an...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rhandolph
Reviewed 26 September 2018

The collection goes from classic art, related to the city and the country, to contemporary artist including digital art and Installations. A big surface with 4 floors. A perfect plan to spend the evening. The building is a unique piece of architecture and at the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

No major highlights. One Jan Steen and a Ruebens. Unknown Dutch artist which are quite good but all in all just an average museum. Shame there is no audio guide. Would have made all the difference. Very heavy in religious art

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jetapilot
Reviewed 19 August 2018

... we loved the building and wihle the entrance fee is high (10 Euro for an adult) its wisely spent money. You start on the 3rd floor, and we kicked it off with a special exhibit of Leipziger Schule - Arno Rink - very interesting...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank FOL-1003
Reviewed 11 June 2018

It’s worth visiting this museum for the building alone. Its spaces and finishes are just superb. We enjoyed the collection of German painters, especially the Max Klinger exhibits and learned quite a bit about other German artists as well. The traditional European collections are interesting...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank mbloggs
Reviewed 6 May 2018

This museum of Fine Arts was built in 2004, at a massive cost of €74.5 million, and is a rectangular, almost cube like glass structure. It is a controversial building for the locals in Leipzig with very polarised opinions - you love it or hate...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank Angela C
Reviewed 7 March 2018

The Leipzig Museum of Fine Arts is at present in a new building located at Sachsenplatz. It’s an original cubic shaped building in whose inner part there are some courtyards and hallways thus permitting the enjoyment of a varied whole of outlooks and views. The...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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