Adress & Opening hours

Museum der bildenden Künste Leipzig/Museum of Fine Arts Leipzig

Katharinenstraße 10
D-04109 Leipzig
T +49 341 216 99 0
F +49 341 216 99 999

Tue, Thu–Sun10–18 h
Wed12–20 h
German/Saxony Public holidays*10–18 h

*Easter Monday, May 1, Ascension Day, Whit Monday, Day of Prayer and Repentance, October 3 & 31, December 25 & 26.

Closed  on December 24 & 31.


T +49 341 21 69 99 32

Currently open by appointment at +49 341 216 999 32 or by e-mail to

Café Idee by Michaelis

T +49 341 3 37 37 57

MI12-19 Uhr
DO-SO12-17 Uhr
MO, DIGeschlossen

To protect against the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), the café is closed to the public until further notice. We will inform you about the reopening as soon as possible.

Year Pass

→ Free admission to the museum
→ Invitations to exhibition openings and events
→ Overview of MdbK’s exhibition calendar


1-day-ticket reduced for exhibition renovation10 € (reduced 5 €)
evening special ticket from 1 hour before closing time5 €
1-day-ticket Leipzig Pass and Honorary Pass5 €
Annual ticket45 € (reduced 22,50 €*)
Annual ticket Leipzig-Pass22,50 €
Tour fee for 1,5 h surcharge of 10 € for foreign language included (max. 5 persons)90 €
surcharge for foreign language 10 €

Free admission for children aged up to 18.
Free admission every 1st Wednesday in the month.

Tickets are available at the museums pay desk. A time slot reservation in advance is necessary - go here .....

*The following persons are entitled to a reduction on presentation of proof: students and trainees, owner of Leipzig-Cards, persons of Federal Voluntary Service, persons performing military and civil service, severely disabled persons with a degree of disability of 50%
**Volunteer pass of Freiwilligen-Agentur Leipzig e. V.

The museum is located in the heart of Leipzig. Close to the central station (Hauptbahnhof), public transportation is only a few minutes’ walk away. Click here for an overview of possible accomodation in Leipzig.

Art Pedagogy Program

Our art mediators are at your disposal:
+49 341 216 999 23

Click here to download all of our offers.

If you wish to guide your school class personally, we kindly ask you to make a reservation at any rate. This will guarantee a reduced admission for the students, and it will secure our facilities for the use of only one group at a time.

Please inform us at all times in case you wish to cancel your reservation.

Guided Tours

ATTENTION: To prevent the spread of coronavirus special safety measures apply. In order to quickly identify and interrupt chains of infection, the contact details of all participants must be provided on site. We thank you for your understanding and your cooperation!

The number of participants is currently limited to a maximum of 5 persons.

Please contact our visitor service:
+49 341 21 69 99 14

Please click here for the prices.



Entrances at MdbK

The entrance on Katharinenstraße provides direct access to the museum. Visitors with limited mobility (wheelchairs or prams) are directed to enter the museum via the entrance on Böttchergasse.

In the Museum

There is an elevator to all levels of MdbK, equipped with a broad doorway and low buttons for comfortable wheelchair use. Wheelchair-accessible restrooms can be found on the ground floor.
Every level provides over sufficient seating furniture.
Wheelchairs are available at the entrance.

Group admissions and guided tours

MdbK offers museum visit programs for student groups with learning disabilities.

accessibility is important for us and still in progress