Address: Thomaskirchhof 15/16, 04109 Leipzig, Germany
Johann Sebastian Bach
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 – 1750) was a German composer and considered as one of the greatest composers of Western Music. While he was born in the city of Eisenach, he moved to Leipzig in 1723 and remained there till his death in 1750.
The current Bach Museum, resides in the residence of Bose Family. It is one of the oldest buildings in the square outside of St Thomas’s Church. The Bose family were affluent merchants and close friends with the Bachs. Bach family lived across the street in the old St Thomas’s School (this building was demolished in 1902).
The museum is split into 12 rooms and hosts a number of interactive experiences. During summer concerts are performed on the grounds of the museum. While the music will include that of Bach, other composers are also featured.
The Treasure Room
The Treasure room hosts the original manuscripts, parts written under his supervision, rare first prints and other precious items from his collection. It sheds light on his professional and personal life.
Admission Fees are:
Adults: 10 Euros
Concessions: 8 Euros
Children (up to 16): Free
Option 1: Explore on your own
You can get more information on tickets here:
Option 2: Enjoy Leipzig via a Private Walking Tour with a Professional Guide
You will not only see Bach Museum, but will also explore many other parts of this historic city