100-year old Art Noveau-style building now a multi-purpose venue and theatre. Dance, concerts, art shows, movies (e.g. DOK screenings). Cafe and restaurant on-site. Located on the funky Karl-Heine street
The Runde Ecke (‘round corner’) is a small museum well worth a visit to learn about the infamous Stasi secret police that held the GDR regime together. Entrance is free though most displays are in German only
Middle-of-the-road art museum in an impressive modern building. Permanent collection includes sculpture and paintings from the Middle Ages to the present. Entrance free every first Wednesday of the month
Huge old power plant now converted into cool venue for immersive and multi-sensory exhibitions of video, light projections and bizarre virtual realities. Check out their website for the latest. Located in trendy Plagwitz
A small collection of Egyptian objects from the collection of the University of Leipzig Egyptology department. Not exactly the Museum of Cairo but interesting enough for an hour or so. Kids may get bored. Cheap entrance fee
World-famous artist studios and gallery centre in an old industrial complex out in Plagwitz. Long established artists from the New Leipzig School as well as up-and-coming. Hotel and restaurant facilities on-site
Various panoramic scenes recreated in a 108 metre long 30 metre high arena. Exhibits run for up to a year. Visitors use binoculars from an elevated viewing platform to see the incredible details. Ideal family trip
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