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Couven-Museum, Aachen

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  • The room on the first floor is used for events (E.g. "la cuisine you poéte"). Very nice festive ambience.
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  • The pharmacist Adam Coebergh built the House in the chicken market, where he established the Eagle-pharmacy from 1662. Andreas Monheim had purchased the building in 1783, he left three years later by the architect Jakob Couven remodel it. After the second world war, in 1951, the city of Aachen bought the House from the family Quadflieg. And in 1958 the Couven Museum was opened here. The Couven Museum presents bourgeois way of life and culture in the heart of Aachen.
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  • This small museum is being advertised as depicting the lifestyle of ancient aachener bourgeoisie. However, when we visited, we found an amalgam of interior decoration and pictures, but also a collecti...  more »
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  • Great place to visit
  • Presentation of multiple domains in a former home of a wealthy pharmacist. A little strange to have it all mixed but the visit is nice.
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  • Very nice museum. is not very large making it fits well in a visit to Aachen.
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  • Was ever interesting to see how it has been used.
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  • Small museum
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