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History Museum
“Das Zeitgeschichtliche Forum ist ein Museum in Leipzig, welches die Geschichte der deutschen Teilung, des Alltagslebens in der kommunistischen Diktatur der DDR und des Wiedervereinigungsprozesses darstellt.”
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“The Museum der bildenden Künste (German: "Museum of Fine Arts") is a museum in Leipzig, Saxony, Germany. On 7,000 square meters of display area, 3,500 paintings, 1,000 sculptures and 60,000 graphical works are shown. It covers artworks from the Late Middle Ages to Modernity.”
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“Free entry and a lot to learn about the secret police of the DDR. In german only.”
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Historic Site
“Beautiful small palace, just 2 streets over. There's a cafe in the grounds and a program of events in Summer. ”
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“Historic local farmhouse where Friedrich Schiller lived from May to September 1785 and wrote his “Ode to Joy”. Nice little garden out the back and just around the corner. ”
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“The Stadtgeschichtliches Museum is the city of Leipzig’s historical memory. It is where objects and information connected to the city are collected, documented, annotated and presented in exhibitions. The museum’s “horizon” spans from the city of Leipzig’s origins in the Middle Ages though to the present day. Founded in 1909 on the basis of the collections of the Verein für die Geschichte Leipzigs (Leipzig Historical Society), the Stadtgeschichtliches Museum Leipzig is today an association of several museums, each of which focuses on different subjects. Seen as a whole, they give a complete and detailed picture of the city’s cultural history. Our goal is to develop the Stadtgeschichtliches Museum Leipzig into a vibrant attraction in the cultural landscape of the region – a magnet whose appeal will reach out far beyond the city’s limits, telling of the Leipzig’s culture and history, its public spirit and civic pride, yet without censoring controversial aspects.”
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History Museum
“It used to be the original office of the secret police (Stasi short for Staatssicherheit). The building now presents these police documents and their surveillance equipment to the public. Quite interesting! Opening hours: 10am - 6pm every day”
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History Museum
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“Kleines Freilichtmuseeum über die Geschichte des Schrebergartens. KOSTENFREI”
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“Die Alte Handelsbörse ist Leipzigs ältestes Versammlungsgebäude der Kaufmannschaft und eines der ältesten Barockbauwerke der Stadt.”
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“museum about the historical school system, you can be part of a lession like in the empire time in Germany or in the GDR ( with costumes and typical names of the times)”
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