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Mendelssohn-Haus Leipzig, Leipzig

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Mendelssohn House is a museum in Leipzig in Saxony, Germany. The composer Felix Mendelssohn lived here from 1845 until his death in 1847; it now contains a collection about the life and work of the composer.

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  • This museum is a masterclass in how to construct a museum (and most in Germany are). Mendelssohn's house has been furnished, by and large, just how it was in the composer's day. There's a beautiful.....  more »
  • I visited this house and only viewed it from the outside due to time constraints. Most reviews are either four or five stars as its obviously a lot better inside than out. You have to pay to enter...  more »
  • Takes you back to the 19th century and musical history. Definitely try the music room on the ground floor (conduct the computer orchestra). Staff is amiable.
  • Honestly, I found it a bit disappointing. Although they've done a great work or architecture and decoration, there's a lot of repetitive information on the walls. One of the floors is dedicated to his daughter and simply there's not much to see or listen. Personnel was nice and there's a cost cafe and interesting gift shop. Probably, the best here is the Sunday morning concert of which I didn't know beforehand and unfortunately arrived late at. Ah, the architect's taste for three bathroom door is very questionable. See the picture and take your own conclusions.
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