Friedrich Ebert Memorial (Gedenkstatte), Heidelberg
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Learn about the life and times of one of Germany's most influential figures at Friedrich Ebert Memorial (Gedenkstatte), dedicated to the nation's very first democratically elected head of state. Born into a modest, working-class family, Friedrich Ebert rose through the ranks of the Social Democratic Party to become the President of Weimar Germany in 1919, following its defeat in World War I. Visit the memorial to wander the rooms, outfitted with period furnishings, in which Ebert spent his formative years. You'll learn not only about Ebert's own life story and rise to power, but also about the greater context of politics and divisions in Germany during this critical period. Join in on a free guided tour to get a more in-depth understanding of the topics at hand, but be sure to arrange it in advance. Check the memorial's website for information about its frequently held seminars, events, activities, and guest talks on a range of subjects. A visit to Friedrich Ebert Memorial (Gedenkstatte) represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Heidelberg holiday planner to plot your vacation.
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  • I was excited to go see this museum after finding it on Trip Advisor and even more excited to find out it was free. However when I got upstairs all the signs were just in German. My German is very rus...  more »
  • We were in HD and have come to the birthplace of Friedrich Ebert, past. In the courtyard you can via the stairs in the apartment of the family. Fascinating how formerly lived 8 persons on 45 square meters. The admission is free. To the apartment, there is another Museum as well as a nice café where you can sit to summer in the courtyard in the building. Bottom line: you must watch
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  • This museum is located just steps from the beautiful bridge of new. Shows many aspects of German history but is only recommended if you know something previously, as well as learn the language, but not you will enjoy
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