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Goethe National Museum

Closed Now: 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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Das historische Wohnhaus mit Garten steht im Zentrum der bedeutendsten Stätte zur Präsentation und Erforschung der Lebensleistung Goethes. Fast 50 Jahre lang bewohnte der Dichter das im barocken Stil erbaute Haus, das nach seinen Vorgaben umgebaut...more
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Frauenplan 1, 99423 Weimar, Thuringia, Germany
+49 3643 545320
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Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

The museum is interesting but why do visitors have to leave even small bags in lockers? There is nothing vulnerable that could be knocked by a small shoulder bag. And why can't they let visitors into the garden in November? There are gravel paths so...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Susannah W
Reviewed August 13, 2018

This is a must for anyone, even if you don't speak German. For those who, like me, have half a degree in German (or more) it's been on my bucket list all my life. It is expensive (€12.50) but worth it (it includes headphones, available...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank David W
Reviewed July 16, 2018

The house of Goethe is still in the condition as if he had left it just to get to his beloved restaurant nearby, the "white swan". That was very impressive but the exhibition about him, his work, his life and the time he lived in...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank hauro-no
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

An absolute must in town is Goethe’s hose and museum. You really get an insight into This great, versatile personality by seeing his home and some of his collections. Particularly the museum is excellent. You will nede to spend about 2 hours here

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank birtel831
Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

i recommend reserving 2 hours to get all the information from the museum. entrance fee reasonable. souvenier shop. meutermedia

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank MeuterMedia
Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

This Museum was recommended to us by a local tour guide. It comprised of the house where Goethe lived and worked most of his life. The self guided audio tour explained each room in detail including furniture, artwork the bedroom where he died and stories...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank BendigoJandK
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

Interesting museum, considerably larger than it appears. Away from his actual house, the majority of the museum wing added on, whilst very modern & impressive, seems a bit oversized fir the exhibits, and is easy to become lost in. Also recognizing Geothes House, is not...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank PietHeim
Reviewed April 2, 2018

The little reading room at left side of the house is interesting, don't miss it. Very historical place, brings you close to the time of Goethe. The joint national museum has a great collection of detailed memories of the great poet. Just one little annoying...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank YXY322
Reviewed December 13, 2017

The museum has been retained in safe hands after Goethe's death; so all artefacts have been kept intact. So is the building itself. This shows that Goethe is an indispensable part of German soul. The artefacts by themself are not of exceptional artistic or historical...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Tamer H
Reviewed September 20, 2017 via mobile

I decide to stop in Weimar on my road trip from Frankfurt to Berlin. The town of Weimar is very quaint and Goethe does take Center stage with tourism built around it. The museum or haus is located in the town Center and is fairly...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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