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Musical instruments Museum: photos, description (Museum fuer Musikinstrumente)

The musical instrument Museum is a real Treasury of unique exhibits, which is part of the world-famous Museum Grassi, located in Leipzig. Exhibits are presented to visitors, are the most ancient and valuable in Europe.

The Grassi Museum was founded in 1929 and was named in honor of philanthropist and banker Franz Dominic Grassi. He bequeathed to the city of Leipzig 2 million marks to charity. Its composition was created by three museums, one of which was the Museum of musical instruments, where were collected the unique collection.

Among the congregations of the exhibits here are violins, lutes, violas and flutes. The exposition of the Museum with the most numerous collections are presented to visitors in thematic halls, telling about the different historical and time periods. On the ground floor you can see over 600 tools that were going on around the world. All the exhibits systematically, which allows not only professionals, but also ordinary tourists to fully read the fascinating story of the creation of musical masterpieces.

Here you can find the most exotic exhibits, such as Indian instruments with the use of horse hair, and African bells, made of bronze. Large organ pipes of porcelain is a rare center of a collection that attracts a lot of attention. The musical instrument Museum features a permanent exhibition, called "In search of the perfect sound". Visiting it, you can learn more about the history of music in Leipzig and to immerse themselves in the world of unusual sounds. Exhibition dedicated to the Renaissance, the life of the famous organist and composer Heinrich Schutz or Bach, are truly priceless.