More than 500 exhibits show highlights of the rich Saxonian coffe culture. The infamous drink inspired J.S. Bach to compose his Coffee Cantata. Not even Goethe could resist the impulse to enjoy a tasty cup of coffee.
In the historical rooms of the museum regional and global aspects complement each other. The social role of coffee is revealed as its political one.The valuable product of colonial times still was a rare commodity in the GDR. Nowadays coffee gets a new status as a fair traded product that varies in many ways, depending on different favours of different people.