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Schumann-Haus

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Pretty darned good.

The Schumanns had to fight Clara's dad to get married - both in and out of court. This is the first... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2018
pbear1952
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Greenville, South Carolina
ratmodest, but still worth the time

Whether you are coming here from Schumann's House in Zwickau or not, the place is worth the visit... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2016
Witoldzio
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Manhattan, KS
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The day after their wedding on September 12th 1840, the newlywed artist couple, Clara and Robert Schumann, moved into their first apartment in the Inselstraße in Leipzig, a residence in which they spent the first four years of their marriage. The...more
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Inselstr. 18 | Das Museum befindet sich im ersten Stock., 04103, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
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Reviewed 12 September 2018

I am a piano teacher, and I did not enjoy my visit here because for the price I paid, I get to see so little. Nothing much to read if you do not understand German. The people there needs to be more fluent in English...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 28 May 2018

The Schumanns had to fight Clara's dad to get married - both in and out of court. This is the first place they lived as a couple. The apartment was quite small (of course) and the museum is the size of the apartment. There are...More

Date of experience: May 2018
3  Thank pbear1952
Reviewed 4 January 2018

In the same day I was there for a visit and then a concert in the evening. Schumann is my favourite composer since my early youth with his stormy life and inspiring music. This house has witnessed his most happy and productive years imminently after...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Tamer H
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Robert and Clara Schumann had lived for their first 4 years of marriage in this house. Schumann house/museum is on the upper floor of the imposing building at Inselstraße 18. The museum has portraits, music, pianos, and other sentimental memorabilia, reflecting their happy and yet...More

Date of experience: June 2016
6  Thank Jae L
Reviewed 13 October 2016

The apartment where Schumann lived now forms part of the first floor of an elementary school, so as you look around young children scurry back and forth along the corridor, adding to the charm of this delightful small museum.

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank pra51
Reviewed 28 September 2016

I was on a musical places visit, to lovely Leipzig (well except for locals, who can be rude and offensive). Two young receptionists so very helpful, and a very enjoyable visit. Even got to conduct the orchersta!🎻🎼

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank KCR4
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

This was the least interesting of the 3 museums about composers that we visited in Leipzig. The exhibits consist of concert programs and copies of formal photos. Absolutely no signage at all in English; no audio guide. Nothing much to see. The staff seem embarrassed...More

Date of experience: June 2016
4  Thank museum-a-day
SchumannHausLeipzig, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Schumann-Haus, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2017

Dear museum-a-day, Thank you for giving your honest opinion. We want you to know that we take your complaints and ideas seriously. Indeed, the Schumann-Haus is a lovely place to catch an intimate concert – we have about 40 concerts per year, the highlight of...More

Reviewed 30 May 2016

Whether you are coming here from Schumann's House in Zwickau or not, the place is worth the visit. Although it is a much more modest collection, it still gives you an idea how they lived. Our English language guide (you can arrange for one aead...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Witoldzio
Reviewed 23 May 2016

I located the place with iPhone's help, but there was no sign for the entrance. Wooden door looked no more than like an apartment building entrance. After a few minute hesitation, I opened the door and found a sign of the Schumann haus. Signs and...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank cpu_bach
Reviewed 7 March 2016

It is a second floor apartment that preserve Schumann's house. You need to push that gate but door is rusty so you may think that it is not the door for entrance, but it is the door so don't worry about it. If you are...More

Date of experience: May 2015
2  Thank Nami1671
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