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Goethes Wohnhaus

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    Goethe's house in Weimar was built between 1707 and 1709. From 1786, Goethe lived in one part of the house and later in the entire house until his death in 1832. Today it houses extensive exhibitions of the living and working rooms and of Goethe's work.

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    • December 4, 2016

  • Naxxos

    Whether Goethe's study, the bridge room with the bust collection or the beautifully furnished Urbino room, there is a lot to marvel at in Goethe's former home. He lived here for almost 50 years.

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    • September 30, 2019

  • Sebastian

    Here Goethe lived until his death. The interior of the house is fascinating, definitely book a tour! Previously, the poet resided in Ilmpark in a garden house, a charming gem.

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    • October 7, 2016

  • Thomas Luge

    Goethe's house. The goal of many visitors to the city of Weimar. Especially if you followed the Goetheweg from Kochberg.

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    • December 13, 2016

  • Mapf

    The Goethe National Museum was founded on August 8, 1885 in the form of a foundation in Weimar. The occasion was the death of the last Goethe-grandson Walther von Goethe. According to his testamentary decree, the properties and collections of the poet were transferred to the Grand Ducal House and the so-called Goethe House on the Frauenplan, including the Hausgarten, which had been built in 1709, was opened as the "Goethe National Museum". This was the realization of what was already intended in 1842/43, at that time in the context of an initiative of the German princes under the leadership of the Prussian King Friedrich Wilhelm IV (decision of the German Bundestag in Frankfurt am Main, September 9, 1842) to found a first German National Museum at all (Wikipedia).

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    • December 18, 2018

  • Mapf

    As Goethe's residence, the space-dominating, elongated building on the southeast side of the Frauenplan is called (in the literature also called Haus am Frauenplan), which was built between 1707 and 1709 by the princely chamber commissioner and stocking dealer Georg Caspar Helmershausen. Since 1998 it belongs as part of the ensemble "Classical Weimar" to the UNESCO world heritage (Wikipedia).

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    • January 1, 2019

  • Mapf

    At the center of the Weimar Frauenplan, opposite Goethe's residence, is the octagonal cast-iron "Goethe fountain". It was erected in 1822 instead of a wooden well that had previously been there. The fountain was designed by Clemens Wenzeslaus Coudray, the chief building director in the Grand Duchy of Saxony-Weimar-Eisenach. Because of its location, it is one of the most famous fountains in Weimar. In all likelihood he was cast in the iron foundry in Lauchhammer. In Weimar it is the first cast-iron fountain. He bears the initials "CA" for Carl August on the obelisk, from which the water pours into the well. In addition, out of this stands a dolphin, which acts as a gargoyle. The obelisk is crowned by a typical neoclassical vessel, a crater. The eight rectangular, iron plates are each decorated with a rosette edge and present in the middle a wreath with a serpent biting bread (Wikipedia).

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    • December 27, 2018

  • Wanderkaiser Opilio Martinus I.

    Residential house of the poet laureate with museum

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    • December 9, 2018

  • Mapf

    As Goethe's residence, the space-dominating, elongated building on the southeast side of the Frauenplan is called (in the literature also called Haus am Frauenplan), which was built between 1707 and 1709 by the princely chamber commissioner and stocking dealer Georg Caspar Helmershausen. Since 1998 it belongs as part of the ensemble "Classical Weimar" to the UNESCO world heritage (Wikipedia).

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    • December 15, 2018

  • Alf

    A must for every Weimar visitor!

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    • September 25, 2017

  • Berghexe

    Nice central location and definitely worth seeing for all poets.

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    • August 10, 2020

  • Patrick

    In summer you can refresh yourself at the fountain.

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    • February 6, 2020

  • Scotty 🦊

    Goethe lived and worked for almost 50 years after moving in as a tenant in 1782. For the poet and statesman as well as his family, it was much more than a place to live and work: the rooms, designed according to his artistic ideals and diverse interests, were used for socializing and for cultural and scientific exchange. In addition to manuscripts and books, Goethe's steadily growing art and scientific collections were also housed here. Numerous original pieces and furniture from his estate can still be viewed today in 18 accessible rooms. The highlight is the study with the poet's private library, which is unique in its furnishings.

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    • January 7, 2021

  • Mikesan

    The Goethe-Wohnhaus (also called the Haus am Frauenplan in literature) is a museum operated by the Klassik Stiftung Weimar in the house where Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832) lived and died.

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    • January 16, 2021

  • Heinz K

    Also a MUST, for which you should have plenty of time.

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    • March 9, 2021

  • Waldfee13

    Here you need half a day to take everything

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    • April 3, 2019

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