Museums and exhibitions

Leipziger Neuseenland
Address An der Mauer 2 – 4
04552 Borna
Phone (03433) 27 86 0

Borna Museum is housed in the Imperial Gate (Reichstor) and the adjacent buildings along the former town wall.

Leipziger Neuseenland
Address Leipziger Straße 160
04442 Zwenkau
Phone (03 42 03) 5 09 25

The mining pavilion was opened on 2 April 2006.

Leipziger Neuseenland
Address Turmplatz 05
04539 Groitzsch
Phone (034296) 74 44 3

The museum complex consists of the main building at Turmplatz 5, Groitzsch Tower and the Old Guardhouse, which are all located cheek by jowl.

Leipziger Neuseenland
Address Kirchstr. 40
04416 Markkleeberg
Phone (03 41) 3 38 57 76

In 1998, the 1813 Markkleeberg Historical Gatehouse Society opened a museum showing exhibits on subjects such as Markkleeberg during the Battle of Leipzig, local culture and rural customs.

Leipziger Neuseenland
Address Hordisstr. 01
04420 Markranstädt
Phone (03 42 05) 61 105

The museum maintains an office devoted to local history on the first floor of the town hall (Rathaus, Markt 1).

Leipziger Neuseenland
Address Mühlstraße 50
04435 Schkeuditz

The museum is currently closed for refurbishment and is set to open in late 2010.

Leipziger Neuseenland
Address Zum Herrnholz 30
04435 Schkeuditz
Phone (03 42 04) 600 50

This privately run toy museum is 117 square metres in size and contains a collection of all sorts of toys, including pie railways, steam engines, tin toys, dolls and games as well as two working ...

Leipziger Neuseenland
Address Pfarrgasse 2
04463 Großpösna OT Seifertshain

Right next to the restored historical estate, this small museum now shows vividly the suffering during the Battle of Leipzig in 1813 and the possibilities of medical assistance available at the time.

Heimatmuseum Taucha
Address Brauhausstr. 24
04425 Taucha
Phone (034298) 68 20 7

The museum was originally founded in 1926 and housed in a disused hospital.

Leipziger Neuseenland
Address Dölitzer Straße 12
04416 Markkleeberg
Phone (03 41) 3 91 11 17

The permanent exhibition at Westphal House, Markkleeberg, the town's cultural centre, displays Stone Age flint scrapers, knives, blades and hand axes found locally, which are up to 280,000 years old.