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Henker Haus

Troedelmarkt 58, 90403 Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany
+49 911 307360
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You cross the Hangman's bridge in order to get to his house, das Henkel Haus. Sadly during the... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2016
via mobile
Not much to see

A beautiful,nice rehabilitated building,in fact a house built on a bridge that spans over the... read more

Reviewed 9 December 2016
Bucharest, Romania
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  • Very good37%
  • Average19%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
7 Nov 2016
“Once home to the city's official executioner”
18 Oct 2016
“nice wooden house”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
Troedelmarkt 58, 90403 Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany
+49 911 307360

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Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

You cross the Hangman's bridge in order to get to his house, das Henkel Haus. Sadly during the winter it is only open on the weekends. The house is neat though as it is built out over the water and connects to the Weinstadl next...More

Thank jehenson81
Reviewed 9 December 2016

A beautiful,nice rehabilitated building,in fact a house built on a bridge that spans over the Pegnitz river.That's the interesting part.On the other hand,inside is not much to see...only some written information about the executioner's history.You don't need more than 20 minutes to see all.

1  Thank zuv
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Small museum that overlooks the River Pieglitz offering beautiful view of Nuremberg. Gives a glimpse intolerant German law of the time period!

Thank Tamara F
Reviewed 18 October 2016

this is a very nice wooden house just situated besides the canal so well preserved just walk around the canal and you will be impressed by it

Thank NgSP80
Reviewed 17 July 2016

I am always in awe to see such well preserved timber framed buildings. This lovely buildings is one of many in the old town at Nuremberg.

Thank walkingwizard
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Located next to the canal, Henker Haus is a typical German Wooden-frame house still in its perfect condition. According to our local guide, Henker Haus is listed as the second largest house of this type remaining in the World. After our walk through the old...More

Thank Charn P
Reviewed 17 January 2016

I really enjoyed walking around this part of Nuremberg. Some great photos of this building and the river are there for the taking.

Thank Dennis C
Reviewed 18 December 2015

. Our guide gave us great back-story to the role of executioners in medieval Europe. Their part time jobs as dentists for example. And the caste system that forbade their marriage outdid their own. The house itself is attractive but the stories of the occupants...More

2  Thank G C
Reviewed 10 November 2015 via mobile

If you see the attached photo, you've seen the entire "museum." While it is worth the walk to the building & bridge, the flat/museum encompassed three long, narrow rooms with information hanging on the walls (about 8 paragraphs in English). There was not a single...More

3  Thank Annmarie S
Reviewed 28 October 2015

You get the real story and history from the town executioner and the house in which he lived. Many festinating items and history on display and the setting over the water on a bridge is so interesting for sure. do not miss this one and...More

2  Thank Tony A
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