Automatenuhr mit Löwe, Foto: Christoph Sandig


Opening hours


Tue, Thu - Sun, public holidays 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Wed 12 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Closed on Mondays and on 24.12. and 31.12.

Please note: On Friday, May 24, the special exhibition A CHAIR AND YOU as well as the permanent exhibitions Asian Art and Art Nouveau to Present will be temporarily closed due to an internal event between 1.30–5 pm.


Wed + Thu 1pm - 6 pm, free of charge



GRASSI Museum of Applied Arts
Johannisplatz 5-11
04103 Leipzig (Germany)

The museum is located at the eastern edge of the city center, approx. 300 m from Augustusplatz (Gewandhaus/Opera).


By foot

15 minutes by foot from the main station and 7 minutes by foot from Augustusplatz.


By car

Multi-storey car parks at Gutenbergplatz, Augustusplatz, in Querstraße and in the former main post office (access from Grimmaischer Steinweg); parking at Täubchenweg, Inselstraße, Dresdner Straße, Talstraße and Salomonstraße.

Electric filling stations are located in Salomonstraße, Georgiring and Grimmaischer Steinweg.


public transport

By tram lines 4, 7, 12, 15 (stop “Johannisplatz”) or by S-Bahn (stop "Hauptbahnhof tief", "Wilhelm-Leuschner-Platz" or "Markt").


By bus

Buses can only make short stops at the museum (Täubchenweg). In Talstraße, opposite the museum, there is a bus parking space. A list of other city bus parking spaces and further information for bus travelers can be found here.



GRASSI Museum of Applied Arts

Johannisplatz 5-121, 04103 Leipzig, Tel.: +49(0)341/2229100,

If you have a request to the other museums at GRASSI, please contact the Museum of Ethnology or the Musical Instrument Museum directly. Thank you!

For inquiries to the Museum of Applied Arts, please either contact one of our staff members or use the contact form

Museum Café

Weekly menu, lunch, Italian coffee and cake, outside seating under the trees in summer. Tel.: 0341/2229320

Opening Hours
Tue, Thu - Sun, public holidays 12 - 6 pm, Wed 12 - 8 pm (from 2024 on, opening hours may differ)

Museum shop

Books, accessories, home design, jewelry, ceramics, postcards, posters

Opening hours: Tue, Thu - Sun, public holidays 12 - 6 pm, Wed 12 - 8 pm (from 2024 on)