[Translate to English:] Bitte beachten Sie:

We look forward to welcoming you again in person to our museums and collections. Please note that the opening hours depend on the current COVID-19 regulations and may vary between museums.

Notes on your visit

  • From Saturday, 11 September 2021: Please note that when the 35 incidence is exceeded in our museums, more extensive hygiene measures are required due to the Saxon Corona Protection Ordinance. The 3-G regulation applies.
  • Admission is only possible with a daily negative corona test or valid proof of vaccination or recovery. Please note that self-testing under supervision (§ 2 No. 7 a COVID-19 Protective Measures Exemption Ordinance) is not possible for capacity reasons.
  • Wearing a mask (FFP 2 or medical mouth protection) when visiting our museums as well as when queuing at the entrance is obligatory.
  • A distance of at least 1.50 metres from other persons must be maintained.
  • For contact tracking, it is necessary that you leave your personal contact details when you visit. To reduce waiting times, you are welcome to bring the form already printed out and filled in. To the form
  • Please book your ticket in our ticket shop before your visit.

To our ticketshop

Opening hours


Opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday, 10—17 

Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister and Skulpturensammlung up to 1800

Opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday, 10—17

Special exhibition Johannes Vermeer. On Reflection: Tuesday to Sunday, 10—18, Friday 10—20

from 12.10.2021: Tuesday to Friday, 10—20, Saturday, 8—20, Sunday 8—18

GRASSI Museum für Völkerkunde zu Leipzig

currently closed till 2 December 2021

Grünes Gewölbe

Opening hours: Wednesday to Monday, 10—17, Historic Green Vault, 10—18

Japanisches Palais 

Special Exhibition „Kinderbiennale — Embracing Nature“ 

Opening hours: Tuesday to Friday, 13—18, Saturday and Sunday (and school holidays), 10—18


Special Exhibition "ANTI HEROES"

Opening hours: Sunday, 15—18, Thursday by appointment


Opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday, 10—17

Kunsthalle im Lipsiusbau

currently closed

From 15.10.2021 special exhibition "German Design 1949 – 1989"

Opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday, 10—17


Special exhibition "Beuys zum Geburtstag".

Opening hours: Wednesday to Monday, 10—17

Opening hours study hall: here

Mathematisch-Physikalischer Salon

Opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday, 10—17


closed until 14 October 2021

Opening hours: Wednesday to Monday, 10—17

Museum für Sächsische Volkskunst

Opening hours: Friday to Sunday, 10—17


Opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday, 10—17


Opening hours: Wednesday to Monday, 10—17

Völkerkundemuseum Herrnhut

Opening hours: Friday to Sunday, 9—17


All annual tickets whose validity is affected by a corona-related closure period can be extended until 31 March 2022. The extension takes place at the Art&Info Visitor Centre in the Residenzschloss (Schlossstraße/corner of Taschenberg) after the regular annual ticket has expired.

Unfortunately, no offers for events can be made at the moment.
Guided tours may take place up to a group size of 12 people.

Digital Formats

Get to know our digital formats - from panoramic tours to our online collection.

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