Inspiration, innovation, extraordinary experiences: Visit Leica World and discover the brand's home and all its captivating facets.
Leica is not just a name, but a whole world in itself. A world full of fascination and passion, durability and uncompromising engineering. A name that is the epitome of photography "Made in Germany". The Leica World located at Leitz Park is not only a homage to photography but a unique place of experience and inspiration. Here, Leica and photography enthusiasts from all over the world are invited to become part of this brand world.
Current highlights of the Leica World
From seven decades: Images that remain.
The Ernst Leitz Museum is presenting an extensive retrospective of the German Magnum photographer under the title "Thomas Hoepker - Image Factory Owner" until 17 July.
Nomi Baumgartl - "From Passion to Vision"
She is considered one of Germany’s most renowned and multi-faceted photographers. The fragile interplay between people and nature is the primary focus of her current work: it is all about our obligation towards the future; and the impact that those living today will have on coming generations.
The Leica world for your business event
Are you still looking for a location with that certain something for your conference, workshop or seminar? Then discover the Leica World in the Leitz-Park!
Leica World Spring Festival
We are celebrating the first Leica World Spring Festival in Leitz Park! On 21 and 22 May, numerous highlights await you in the greenery and activities in the adjacent Leica Forest. In keeping with the Goethe Summer of the city of Wetzlar with many references to the German poet.
Night of the galleries and museums in Wetzlar
After a two-year break due to the pandemic, there will once again be a Night of Galleries and Museums in Wetzlar on Friday, 20 May - and we are part of it!
- From seven decades: Images that remain.
- New: Tour through the Leica Archive
- Nomi Baumgartl - "From Passion to Vision"
- The Leica world for your business event
- Leica World Spring Festival
- Night of the galleries and museums in Wetzlar
- Goethe - The Nature Poet
Experience changing exhibitions at the Leica Gallery and the permanent photo installation "36 out of 100." Gain exclusive insights into the workings of our manufactory, our corporate history and the product milestones. And don't forget to make memories and find inspiration in our stores, hotel, café and restaurants!
Browse through the exhibition and the virtual archive and let yourself be drawn into the fascinating history of Leica! You prefer it interactive? Then try it out for yourself right away: whether in the digital darkroom or exploring photographic stylistic devices. At the end, you can download your experiments directly to your mobile phone via app!
In our interactive Ernst Leitz Museum, visitors are invited to touch, create and understand Leica photography. In a modern setting, multifaceted experiences are just waiting to be discovered by photography enthusiasts of any age. Experiment with light, shadow, wind and movement and tell your very own Leica story through pictures. You can even take them home on your smartphone by downloading the free Leitz-Park app! And don't miss out on the first-class exhibitions featuring the best photographers of our time!