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Leica Welt IM Leitz-Park

Am Leitz Park 5, 35578 Wetzlar, Hesse, Germany
+49 6441 20800
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A treat for Leica owners

As very longtime Leica owners, we were looking forward to our visit. They had cancelled the tour... read more

Reviewed June 9, 2017
Chandolin
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New York City, New York
Beautiful space with great exhibitions

A beautifully designed space with photography exhibitions, Leica history, Leica camera family tree... read more

Reviewed May 16, 2017
mikeyp3
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Bath, United Kingdom
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  • Average7%
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“factory tour” (2 reviews)
“camera” (6 reviews)
“headquarters” (2 reviews)
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Am Leitz Park 5, 35578 Wetzlar, Hesse, Germany
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+49 6441 20800
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Reviewed June 9, 2017

As very longtime Leica owners, we were looking forward to our visit. They had cancelled the tour we had booked without giving a reason, which troubled us. We drove over to the Leitz-Park location, noting that there were no signs to guide us, a surprise....More

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Reviewed May 16, 2017

A beautifully designed space with photography exhibitions, Leica history, Leica camera family tree and factory tour, plus a Leica shop and cafe. Open to the public and free of charge it will appeal to the photographer, collector or wider public.

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Reviewed January 26, 2017 via mobile

It was my first trip to Wetzlar cause my Leica M got a new chip thru the Leica warranty. While the mechanic repaired my camera I got a tour thru the Leica factory and museum! Leica has a long German handmade history and Leica is...More

Thank Chris K
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Reviewed November 25, 2016

More than 100 years of LEICA history, from the first functional prototype of 35mm camera to the latest and greatest models, this is the place for everyone not only for the National Geographic guys… Opened in their new modern facility, the exhibit offers an unique...More

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Reviewed August 26, 2016

Wetzlar became known in German history mainly because of Goethe who wrote and published here his first novel, "The sorrows of young Werther", and photo concern "Leica" (the Germans say "Lica"). This is the whole era in the photographic industry. Now "Leica" is located already...More

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Reviewed July 21, 2016

If you are near Wetzlar Germany and you are interested in cameras or photography, then make a trpi to the above museum. Watch how cameras and binoculars are being made individually then you will appreciate the cost involved.

1  Thank feckenham
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Reviewed October 5, 2015

This is Leica's new headquarters and production facility and it's a must-see if you are in the area and appreciate how significant the name of Leica is historically and their position today at the very top of the optics tree. There's an interesting museum of...More

2  Thank MarkNorton
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Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

The place is composed of two parts. One museum with all Leica models, the other is a factory tour which you can see how they produce Leica camera. If you reserve this trip you can see manufacturing in step details. If you haven't, just go...More

9  Thank Winston D
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by bus, no.11, getting off at the Leize-park. It takes 2.15€.
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