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Address: Eisenach, Thuringia, Germany
Phone Number: 490369179340
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Guided tours are offered of the small home in which Johann Sebastian Bach...

Guided tours are offered of the small home in which Johann Sebastian Bach was born in 1685.

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A must for classic music fans, nice to have for all othery

Was there in a rainy day after having a walk to Wartburg with some friends. No one was really interested in classic music but we all found it very nice and interesting. the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 October 2016
dreisternekoch
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Eisenach, Germany
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Western Norway, Norway
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19 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

This museum is OK. It has some good ways to show Bach and his time, and the museum is nice with an old part and a modern part. Sometimes it is very disturbing with different music in the same room so it gives us a challenge to get into the details of the music they play for us. It is... More 

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Eisenach, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Was there in a rainy day after having a walk to Wartburg with some friends. No one was really interested in classic music but we all found it very nice and interesting. the concert with historic instruments was the highlight.

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Thank dreisternekoch
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

This little place has an amazing amount off history and knowledge available. Great exhibits for music enthusiasts and if your not into music the history off this cosy little place will still interest you.

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Helsinki, Southern Finland, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

Johann Sebastian Bach's birthplace is one of Eisenach "must" attractions. Somebody said that it is not his birthplace and even his family have ever lived there, but some other Bach have :). This museum consist of old house, what is from Bach's time and new modern museum. This is worth to visit, if you are interested of Bach.

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Tadworth
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

If you like music or history, go to Bachhaus. It's interesting to see various things connected with J. S. Bach. A 20-minute concert is included for each visitor and you are given a time to attend. When it was our turn, we heard a demonstration of 5 small organs, harpsichords and clavichords used in homes and village churches. At the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

If you love Bach you can spend a whole day here listening to music reading etc. The exhibit does a beautiful job explaining the different Chandra's classical music and how Bach affected the rest of the developing musical world.

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Frankfurt, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

My favorite part was when they played the various period instruments, especially the small organ which comes from the region and quite possibly was played by Bach himself in his lifetime.

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Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

Altough there is more than enough to fill a museum on Bach this was a bit small. I remember the theory of the numbers in the music. I thought it was a bit thought after.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016

We really enjoyed our visit to the Bachhaus, especially the live demonstration of a range of keyboard instruments (organs, harpsichords etc). The 20-minute concert is part of the ticket price. You get allocated a specific concert time, but no-one checks whether you go to the correct one. Everything was in both German and English, which helped greatly. The staff at... More 

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Manhattan, KS
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

The museum is a gem. The creators of it made a point that what brings us to Bach is music. Even though there is plenty of material devoted to his life, the museum mostly concentrates on the period instruments and Bach's music itself. You will have the opportunity to hear the instruments and you will hear Bach's music during the... More 

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