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Charming place

If you ever wondered who wrote the Nutcracker, or revelled in creepy fairy tales or opera, come and... read more

Reviewed May 1, 2017
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A piece of Bamberg histiry

I had never heard of E.T.A. Hoffman until I was on an unguided stroll ( I was wandering). It... read more

Reviewed March 19, 2017
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1 May 2017
“Charming place”
8 Apr 2017
“Worth a Short Stop”
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Schillerplatz 26, 96047 Bamberg, Bavaria, Germany
+49 951 203122
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Reviewed May 1, 2017

If you ever wondered who wrote the Nutcracker, or revelled in creepy fairy tales or opera, come and see this charming house where the sad but cheerful Hoffmann lived with his long suffering wife for a few years. You get a good idea of how...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank UKandFrance
Reviewed April 8, 2017

We knew of the Hoffmann house and knew who he was and why he is a beloved spinner of tales. The house is open on a semi-frequent basis for limited rather short hours. That should give you a clue! The exterior is nothing special and...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank DonPaulo
Reviewed March 19, 2017

I had never heard of E.T.A. Hoffman until I was on an unguided stroll ( I was wandering). It happened to be open and I went in. There was no tour at that time but there were two people who welcomed me and spent about...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank mickeyd54456
Reviewed July 28, 2013

Not open too often, but if you are at all interested in the life and work of E.T.A. Hoffmann, this is a charming and informative little museum, beautifully set out and with a delightful garden at the back - well worth a visit.

Date of experience: July 2013
3  Thank Merz45
Reviewed July 22, 2012

You need to be fit to visit. Lots of stairs. Helpful guide who provided information in English. Nice interactive musical exhibits. Every nook and cranny filled with something, nicely thought out.

Date of experience: July 2012
2  Thank Nicola B
Reviewed May 31, 2012

This would be very interesting if a flyer or wall plaques would have been in English. There are limited hours like 3-5 two days a week. The exhibits show a dark side and many other things about the man that wrote The Nutcracker and the...More

Date of experience: May 2012
1  Thank mj_vacation
Reviewed August 21, 2011

Hoffmann gets a lot of advertising in Bamberg but when we finally made it to Schillerplatz it took some searching to find the Hoffmannhaus. Unfortunately, the haus was closed and we were unable to enter but it spurred our interest and we researched ETA Hoffmann....More

Date of experience: August 2011
4  Thank kkibby43
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