Bauhaus Dessau, Dessau

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Visit the nonprofit Bauhaus Dessau, which focuses on architecture, design, and performing arts, to view modern and unique architecture and the building's interesting fixtures. Several exhibitions tell the history of design. This attraction also includes lively performances, such as stage productions and festivals. English-speaking tour guides are available and recommended. At the end of the day, you can rent an overnight room in the building. For Bauhaus Dessau and beyond, use our Dessau trip itinerary planner to get the most from your Dessau vacation.
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  • August 13, 2017
    The external structure and complex is lovely. However the standing display was really poor considering the collection they must have. It seems they are planning a new museum for the future and this ma...  more »
  • August 10, 2017
    The actual Bauhaus and the Masters' houses are the definition of Bauhaus design. The museum's exhibitions explain and demonstrate Bauhaus' beginnings & timeline. The only thing missing is some example...  more »
  • July 31, 2017
    You emotions not only for the place that made the history of Design and modern architecture, but for the quality of recovery of real estate. Fortunately the GDR-era has in a sense froze everything, then prevented even obnoxious interventions elsewhere. But what excites you is the knowledge that has been the only slap to Hitler's regime and to all forms of architecture, then kneeling. It is the idea that the design is a laboratory ...
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  • The historical and architectural value of Bauhaus Dessau is indisputable, and for fans of the architecture it is probably worth it to visit also the nearby Meisterhäuser, designed by Walter Gropius as well, or to spend a night inside the dormitories. It could however be a bit disappointing for those who are not particularly interested, because the area open to public is actually quite restricted, and the exhibition area is rather small, considering the scale of the whole building.
  • Architect heaven, such a simply yet beautiful display of history, an out of the way stop for any architect visiting this part of Germany, but worth the experience. I would recommend the taking the private tour, which was offered to us by a kind older fellow. We went into the most important rooms of the building, and got to learn some more interesting facts through him. Stay over for a night in one of the original student bedrooms!
  • Cool spot to check out. Somehow, to me, I found it more interesting on paper, knowing what happened here in history. The actual building is wonderful, but the ideas that began in the Bauhaus are considerably more significant!
  • Locally brewed beer; very good platter for both dinner and lunch... friendly place
  • Very interesting place, good guides, parking without problem.

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