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Guided Tours of the Main Building and the Archive

Guided Tours of the Main Building and the Archive

Foto: Markus Scholz für die Leopoldina

The National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina offers public guided tours on the history of art and architecture at its headquarters on the Jägerberg in Halle. 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 headquarters on the Jägerberg in Halle. 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:

Termine 2020
Samstag, 25. April 11:00 Uhr ENTFÄLLT
Samstag, 30. Mai 11:00 Uhr ENTFÄLLT
Samstag, 20. Juni 11:00 Uhr ENTFÄLLT
Samstag, 10. Oktober 11:00 Uhr ENTFÄLLT

On occasion of the “Tag des offenen Denkmals” on Sunday, 13 September 2020, the Leopoldina Main Building will be open to the public between 10 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.

In addition to the dates offered here, special tours may also be arranged for larger groups by telephone or e-mail.

Impressions from the main building of the Leopoldina

Guided Tours of the Archive

Die Leopoldina bietet öffentliche Führungen im Archiv der Akademie an. Dort werden Unterlagen aus der Akademiegeschichte seit der Gründung 1652 aufbewahrt, darunter Matrikel- und Protokollbücher, Lebensläufe, Schriftenverzeichnisse und Porträts der Mitglieder. Die Führungen geben einen Überblick über die Geschichte der Leopoldina anhand ausgewählter Archivalien.

Public guided tours are offered on the following dates:

Termine 2020
Mittwoch, 6. Mai 17:00 Uhr ENTFÄLLT

Wichtiger Hinweis

Als Vorsichtsmaßnahme aufgrund der Ausbreitung des Coronavirus werden alle geplanten Führungen bis auf weiteres verschoben oder abgesagt. Die Veranstaltungen sollen zu einem späteren Zeitpunkt nachgeholt werden. Über die neuen Termine wird die Leopoldina rechtzeitig informieren.

Entrance fees

Entrance fees are € 6,50, with a discounted fee of € 5,- for retirees and holders of the Halle-Pass.

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.

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.

Entrance and Registration

The guided tours of the Leopoldina archive are free of charge. The number of participants is limited, registration in advance is required.

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



Antje Waldheim

Reception, Event management

Phone 0345 - 47 239 - 993
Fax 0345 - 47 239 - 919
E-Mail antje.waldheim @leopoldina.org