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Bach Museum

Thomaskirchhof 15/16, 04109, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
+49 341 9137202
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Excellent display of facts

Well laid out museum with good historical facts. Take an audio guide (free), it is very informative.

Reviewed 1 week ago
16alexanderh
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Adelaide, Australia
Bach would've been angry

This museum is very well assembled with informative displays and an audio-guide. The problem is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kristina S
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A museum celebrating the life and works of classical music guru Bach.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“his life” (15 reviews)
“audio guide” (24 reviews)
“family tree” (8 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
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Thomaskirchhof 15/16, 04109, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
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+49 341 9137202
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Well laid out museum with good historical facts. Take an audio guide (free), it is very informative.

Thank 16alexanderh
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This museum is very well assembled with informative displays and an audio-guide. The problem is with unprofessional, under-educated and rude staff who are not capable of conversing with foreigners. The museum opened 3 minutes after its scheduled time, because a group of staff members seemed...More

Thank Kristina S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here after visiting the St. Thomas church next door. A great museum with a great collection of items including an original organ console. Well laid out and easy to navigate with the complimentary audio ipod. Even our older teens enjoyed it.

Thank John H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Bach Museum was an interesting place to visit it is a mixture of old and new. The old part includes instruments and artifacts from his life and his era. The new part includes a lot of digital recordings of his music and the music...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an incredible place to see. The history is wonderful. The family history, the music of the man in the listening areas and the instrument displays are all so compelling. We used the audio guides and went through at our pace. We were there...More

Thank tank1050
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

...and this place really does take you back! This was one of the actual buildings frequented by Bach and the family who owned it "bach" in the day... Really well done and the English Tour was well worth the time and money. Very modern and...More

Thank shchristy
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

This is not a large museum, but it covers everything you might ever want to know about Bach. They do focus a little more on his time in Leipzig, but they start with his family tree and include all the highlights in between. A number...More

Thank Jonathan S
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

My father and I LOVED the Bach Museum. We got there early, around 11am and stayed until 3pm. There is so much information, not just about Bach, but about the period, classical music, instruments, tools and techniques. We are classical music fans and I was...More

Thank Jennifer A
Reviewed 22 May 2017

This museum offered a look at Bach's time and provided a real feel as to what his daily life was like and how much work he produced. A few highlights are a room where you can see what buildings in town looked like then and...More

Thank Joy B
Reviewed 2 May 2017

You can get an audio guide but you need to leave your passport as hostage. This is common practice we found. Highlights are the portraits of Bach and a section on forgery. You can download the audio guide from the Web onto your mobile device...More

Thank 547alisterw
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Rupe20
14 May 2017|
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Response from Bill B | Reviewed this property |
Web site says 10 am - 6 pm Tuesday - Sunday. Leipzig is a town with a lot of music of all kinds. If you are there for Bach, I would say schedule your visit when there is something good going on at St. Thomas Church across... More
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