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Guided Tours of the Main Building and the Archive

Guided Tours of the Main Building and the Archive

Image: Anna Kolata | Leopoldina

The German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina offers public guided tours on the history of art and architecture at its main buildung on the Jägerberg in Halle (Saale). Furthermore, the history of the Leopoldina is explained to visitors of the Academy archive at Emil-Abderhalden-Straße, based on selected archival material. You will find dates for the guided tours of the main building and the archive here.

Guided Tours of the Main Building

The Leopoldina offers public guided tours on the history of art and architecture at its main building on the Jägerberg in Halle (Saale). The former lodge house, built in the 1820s and reconstructed several times, was last used by the Martin Luther University. After several years of vacancy, it was acquired by the Leopoldina in 2009 and according to the specifications for monument preservation regulations renovated until 2011. Since the beginning of 2012, it has served as the headquarters of the Academy.

Public guided tours are offered at the following times:

Dates 2024    
Saturday, 27 April 11:00 hrs  
Saturday, 25 May 11:00 hrs  
Thursday, 3 October 11:00 hrs  
Saturday, 16 November 11:00 hrs  

On occasion of the “Tag des offenen Denkmals” on Sunday, 8 September 2024, the Leopoldina Main Building will be open to the public between 10:00 and 16:00 hrs. Guided tours free of charge for a limited number of participants will be offered on the hour until 15:00 hrs.

Impressions from the main building of the Leopoldina

Guided Tours of the Archive

The Leopoldina offers public tours of the Academy's archives. Records from the Academy's history since its founding in 1652 are kept there, including matriculation and protocol books, curricula vitae, lists of publications and portraits of members. The tours give an overview of the history of the Leopoldina based on selected archive records.

Public guided tours are offered on the following dates:

There are currently no new dates.

Entrance fees

Entrance fees are € 7,50, with a discounted fee of € 6,- for retirees and holders of the Halle-Pass. In addition to the dates offered here, special tours may also be arranged for larger groups by telephone or e-mail.

 

A limited number of tickets is available at the visitor desk of the Stiftung Moritzburg – Kunstmuseum des Landes Sachsen-Anhalt (vis-à-vis the Leopoldina). The Moritzburg is also meeting point for the guided tours.

 

Contact:
Antje Waldheim
Tel. 0345 - 47 239 - 993
E-Mail antje.waldheim@leopoldina.org

Entrance and Registration

Entrance fee: Price on request. The number of participants is limited, registration in advance is required.

 

Contact:
Antje Waldheim
Tel. 0345 - 47 239 - 993
E-Mail antje.waldheim@leopoldina.org

Barrier-free Entrance

Should you need a barrier-free entrance for wheelchairs or walking frames, please contact us in advance via tel. 0345 - 47 239 - 600.

CONTACT

Leopoldina

Katharina Schmidt

Head of Event Management

Phone 0345 - 47 239 - 832
Fax 0345 - 47 239 - 919
E-Mail katharina.schmidt (at)leopoldina.org

CONTACT

Leopoldina

Antje Waldheim

Event management

Phone 0345 - 47 239 - 993
Fax 0345 - 47 239 - 919
E-Mail veranstaltungen (at)leopoldina.org

CONTACT

Leopoldina

Viktoria Walther

Event Management

Phone 0345 - 47 239 - 928
Fax 0345 - 47 239 - 919
E-Mail viktoria.walther (at)leopoldina.org