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. Take a look at our Weimar trip builder site to schedule your visit to Goethe-Nationalmuseum and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Who is in Weimar, should be here! This is simply to Germany... Really interesting!
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  • Admission to the historic house and the comprehensive Museum about Goethe's entire life's work costs 12,50 (with Weimar-card free of charge), I looked at only the historical residence; We are alone in the contemplation of the building clearly, belongs to a Weimar visit to the difference between Staatsminsiter and poor poets (Schiller)
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  • Goethe's House is good to explore after kind of a tour with audio guide. Very impressive. The exhibition of the Goethe is located immediately adjacent (the price of admission includes both). The exhibition is also highly recommended with audio guide. Depending on the interest you can relax several hours in the exhibition, even a whole day. Very amazing, pursued the interests of Goethe. Absolutely recommended!
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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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