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Goethe-Nationalmuseum, Weimar

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Founded in 1885 through the will of Johann Wolfgang von Goëthe's last heir, Goethe-Nationalmuseum is a museum complex that includes the great writer's former residence. You'll tour the rooms where Goëthe and his wife, Christiane, lived, including the study and the library where Goëthe conducted his work. The couple's private art collection is displayed in some of the rooms, and their inspiring garden is still tended for visitors to enjoy. Next to the house, a museum with Goëthe's prolific work includes more than 2,000 drawings penned by the writer. To visit Goethe-Nationalmuseum on your trip to Weimar, use our Weimar travel itinerary maker.
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  • I was here 15 years ago and have not regretted the second visit. The exhibition of Goethe, however, I found boring, zero interactively and the supervision of very verfolgerisch children and young people. In the Goethehaus, the audio guide for children is recommended for adults. The entrance fee is too high courage €12,50.
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  • Lovely walks in park at Goethe's Garden House. Around park alone what Bauhaus holiday homes and the Garden House of Goethe. Teeny-tiny and I found it not particularly. Garden at the cottage is fun.
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  • We were looking for Goethe's House but were sure that we had. The audio tour is somewhat illogical built up making you especially in the beginning got lost and are looking. The House is still very authentic with creaky floors and low door passages. The exhibition is very extensive. We have certainly walked around 2.5 hours before we entered the city.
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  • I love Goethe so I can say that is really amazing. The firts thing to see is the house then you must see the museum with a big exhibition of the writer's life, his opera and some of his nature collection. He was one of the biggest genius in the world!
  • A really great insight into the life of Goethe. His home is kept as close as possible to the way it was when he died and a very thorough (free) audio guide helps putting it all into perspective.
  • great place to visit, a lot of history and totally recommend it
  • Great exhibition and audio guides! Very well kept museum and nice personnel. Quite informative on Goethe's life.
  • Interesting museum that provides a lot of information about how Goethe lived and worked. However a visit is very pricy and is pretty much useless without an audio guide or a guided tour. I consider Goethe's house much more interesting than any other part of the museum.

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