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Rotes Haus

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  • Daniela

    How the Red House got its name, can be easily recognized by the facade color. The former headquarters of the Scheibler entrepreneurial family is now accessible as a museum and presents the living culture of the bourgeoisie around the turn of the 18th and 19th centuries.

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    • March 20, 2016

  • Michael

    The Red House in Monschau, North Rhine-Westphalia, is a former headquarters of the Scheibler entrepreneurial family and is now accessible as a museum, which presents in particular the bourgeois living culture at the turn of the 18th to 19th centuries. The large patrician house was probably built between 1752 and 1768 by cloth manufacturer Johann Heinrich Scheibler. Because of its facade color it is called Red House.

    Source:
    de.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rotes_Haus_(Monschau)

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    • April 29, 2018

  • Peter_H_65 🐻

    With its furnishings in the Rococo, Louis-Seize and Empire styles, it still reflects the splendor of upper-class living in a rare unity. The master's room with a precious canvas wallpaper, the table in the dining room with a wonderful coat of arms service, a kitchen with shiny brass and copper kettles, salons with Aachen-Liège writing cabinets, showcases and comfortable seating, a ballroom with valuable tapestry and bedrooms with cradles and wash bowls invite you a trip to the 18th century.
    The spiral staircase made of oak wood, cantilevered over 3 floors, is world famous, in which 21 small putti scenes recall the various stations in the manufacture of cloth.
    In the old office rooms, two originally preserved fabric sample books with a total of 6,000 designs in a wide variety of decors testify to the diversity and high quality of his company's cloths, which were then traded across Europe. In 1963, the Scheibler family, together with the Rhineland Regional Council, founded the Scheibler-Museum Rotes Haus Foundation in order to preserve this unique monument and make it accessible to the public.

    The Red House Monschau is part of the Euregio wool route, which makes the cultural heritage of woolen cloth history in the three-country region between Verviers, Aachen and Euskirchen tangible.
    Since May 16, 2011, 30 video clips have been available on the wool route website, which present the most important sights, monuments and museums of the region's woolen cloth history in an entertaining and informative way. The short films tell of the common history and show which architectural and museum treasures the region offers.

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    • June 24, 2019

  • Timo goe

    The Red House in Monschau is a former headquarters of the Scheibler family of entrepreneurs and is now accessible as a museum, which particularly shows bourgeois living culture at the turn of the 18th to the 19th century. The large patrician house was probably built between 1752 and 1768 by the cloth manufacturer Johann Heinrich Scheibler. Because of its facade color, it is called the Red House.

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    • June 14, 2020

  • Willigipfel

    There is a museum in the building. The red color makes it stand out from the half-timbered houses.

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    • July 22, 2020

  • Hagi31

    The Red House in Monschau, North Rhine-Westphalia, is a former headquarters of the Scheibler entrepreneurial family and is now accessible as a museum, which presents in particular the bourgeois living culture at the turn of the 18th to 19th centuries.

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    • September 15, 2017

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    • August 15, 2019

  • Sabine 🦁

    The most striking building when you descend the Eifelsteig over the castle. In the medieval city center, the red house catches your eye.
    The city is well worth a visit.
    It is the end of stage 2 and the beginning of stage 3.

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    • September 8, 2019

  • Jünni61

    Hardly changed patrician house of the cloth maker family Scheibler and landmark of the city.

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    • March 1, 2021

  • Kai

    One of the sights in Monschau.

    More info:
    de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rotes_Haus_(Monschau)

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    • October 15, 2017

  • Marvin🙃

    A great old town with a long history, there is a lot to see and it's just fairytale. 👍

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    • May 22, 2018

  • Hagi31

    The Red House in Monschau, North Rhine-Westphalia, is a former headquarters of the Scheibler entrepreneurial family and is now accessible as a museum, which presents in particular the bourgeois living culture at the turn of the 18th to 19th centuries.

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    • April 30, 2018

  • Andiburscheid

    Great stately home in the town center

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    • May 4, 2019

  • Ela Ado

    Very nice here at the red house. Behind on the bridge you can take beautiful pictures

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    • May 21, 2018

  • R.Bungartz

    The Red House in Monschau is one of the few town houses from the 18th century that has a completely reconstructed interior in the styles of Rococo, Louis-Seize and Empire. In a rare unity, it reflects the splendor of upper-class living and everyday culture up to the early 19th century.
    Built around 1760 by the cloth maker and businessman Johann Heinrich Scheibler (1705-1765) as a residential and commercial building, it represents the success of the Scheibler entrepreneurial dynasty, whose fine woolen cloths, traded across Europe, originated in the production facilities in the basement of the house. The monumental, five-story building owes its name to a red brick facing, which is rather untypical for Monschau. Source: rheinischemuseen.de/museum/DE-MUS-095914

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    • August 12, 2020

  • Frank Rmr

    The Red House protrudes from the winding half-timbered houses and, together with the Evangelical Church and the bridge over the Rur, forms a particularly picturesque ensemble.

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    • May 23, 2021

  • Ralf

    beautiful half-timbered buildings, romantic town

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    • August 15, 2016

  • Ela Ado

    Beautiful here at the red house

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    • May 13, 2018

  • Marvin🙃

    A great old town with a long history, there is a lot to see and it's just fairytale. 👍

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    • May 22, 2018

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Location: Monschau, Aachen, Cologne District, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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