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Beethoven House

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Interesting place to visit

I'll start with saying it was a hot day- too hot! 39 degrees as we arrived in Bonn from GB. So we... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tony500Tony
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Salisbury, United Kingdom
Interesting museum

Even though Beethoven just spent here his first three years (his family moved many times, as Ludvig... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
anima_tedesca
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Vienna, Austria
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'll start with saying it was a hot day- too hot! 39 degrees as we arrived in Bonn from GB. So we were a bit uncomfortable as we arrived. However the house (museum) was beautifully cool and we took some time out to get comfortable....More

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Reviewed 10 September 2018

Even though Beethoven just spent here his first three years (his family moved many times, as Ludvig will do later in Vienna), the collection of objects accompany the visitor through the entire Beethoven's life. It is also possible to see Beethoven's manuscripts, listening to performances...More

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Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Truly enjoyable experience learning about local icon and his times. Audio guide well worth it and worth the detour

Thank Richard K
Reviewed 3 September 2018

I wasn't sure how to word the heading. We were on an APT tour, (fantastic) and one of the places we stopped at on the Rhine River was Bonne, there were two places we wanted to visit here: the birthplace of the famous composer Beethoven...More

Thank Bernice D
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Although the house didn't have a large number of items associated with Beethoven - it boasted as far as I remember a viola and his last piano - it contains nevertheless a fascinating collection of documents (eg a facsimile of his famous Heilingenstaedter Testament) and...More

Thank Fergus M
Reviewed 28 August 2018

To be clear: The front is from a house never owned by the Van Beethoven family. It was purchased later, with his actual birthhouse BEHIND it. Where he was born and lived for a mere 2 years. But the other homes where he lived in...More

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Reviewed 24 August 2018

Small ut interesting for who would like to know more about the great musician. Highly recommend the underground multimedia show

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Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Not really much to see but an old, wooden house. Most of the paintings and photos don't even show Beethoven.

Thank JJJ M
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

The house is located in the city centre snd easy to find. It is a small house and has lots of artefacts thst tell the story of Beethoven in his formative years. The visit might take a couple of hours at most. Nicely followed by...More

Thank whinfellwanderer
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Bonn is the city of Beethoven. The centrepiece of the Beethoven-Haus is Beethoven's birthplace at Bonngasse 20. This building houses the museum. The neighbouring buildings (Bonngasse 18 and 24 to 26) accommodate a research centre (Beethoven archive) comprising a collection, a library and publishing house,...More

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Angie C
4 February 2017|
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Response from Afonso B | Reviewed this property |
Hi Angie. For 6 hs I suggest that you must go to Beethoven House. After that, the Bonn Cathedral that is close. More than these two visits you will have no time.
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Kathryn F
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No photography inside - only outside and the garden.
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