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Universal. Reclams Jahrhundertidee – Leipzig 1867 bis 1990 // Temporary exhibition of the German Museum of Books and Writing // German National Library in Leipzig // 27 October 2017 to 3 June 2018

The German Museum of Books and Writing of the German National Library is dedicating an exhibition to the achievements of the publisher Anton Philipp Reclam (1807-1896), in celebration of the 150th anniversary of the launch of the first Reclam Universal-Bibliothek (RUB) issue. Starting from the "classic" year of 1867 the exhibition highlights selected exhibits.

Opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday 10:00–18:00, Thursday 10:00–20:00, public holidays 10:00–18:00
Guided tour: Friday, 18 May 2018, 11:00
Free admission

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Signs - Books - Networks: From Cuneiform to Binary Code // Permanent exhibition at the German Museum of Books and Writing // German National Library in Leipzig

Designed as a "world of experience", the "Signs - Books - Networks: From Cuneiform to Binary Code" exhibition offers an insight into 5,000 years of media history. From the invention of writing to the digital age – there is so much to explore in the permanent exhibition.

Opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday 10:00–18:00, Thursday 10:00–20:00, public holidays 10:00–18:00
Free admission

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Historical reproduction equipment and sound recordings // Permanent exhibition at the German Music Archive // German National Library in Leipzig

From the hot air gramophone and shellac records through to digital storage media: the "Historische Abspielgeräte und Tonträger" exhibition spans the period from the beginning of music recording to the present day, providing a fascinating insight into music history.

Opening hours: Monday to Saturday 10:00–18:00, closed on Sundays and national holidays
Free admission

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