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Goethe Museum Dusseldorf

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Neighbourhood: Stadt-Mitte
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Address: Schloss Jagerhof | Jacobistrasse 2, 40211 Dusseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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+49 4921 18996262
11:00 - 17:00
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Tue - Fri 11:00 - 17:00
Sat 13:00 - 17:00

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Romantic experience. All in german, not a description in english.

If you are a fan of Goethe this is your sanctuary. If you are not, for very few euros you can visit a lovely house/palace decorated as in the XVIII - XIX centuries where you find... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 November 2016
Barcelona, Spain
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Barcelona, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

If you are a fan of Goethe this is your sanctuary. If you are not, for very few euros you can visit a lovely house/palace decorated as in the XVIII - XIX centuries where you find lots of paintings and objects of any type from the Romantic period... if you are a sensitive person or attracted by Romanticism you will... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016

Small museum, old home. Goods pictures, beautiful. Not much to see. Emotional for Germans who know the poet.

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Antwerp, Belgium
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2015

If you really really like Goethe, you will probably love this museum, otherwise I am afraid it can be boring, also kids would probably not enjoy it much....

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2015

The building itself is a bit outdated and out of care, but that aside, the collection of Goethe memorabilia here is impressive. Even on a weekend, I had enough space to myself to enjoy my time at my own pace. If you like German literature or just Goethe, this stop should be on your itinerary in Duesseldorf. (But be prepared... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2013 via mobile

Only interesting when you really adore Goethe. Collection of texts, pictures and statues. Only in German. Theatre is broken.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2012

This place is really a "Museum" it has a lot to read and to see, but you should be very interested in finding out about this time, in order to enjoy such place. I am not saying it is bad, but don't expect anything really exciting. besides - for non German speaking, there is really no use to go. Almost... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2007

When I visited the musuem I wasn't exactly sure to expect, but I found a "run-of-the-mill" attraction with display cabinents etc. There is however quite a lot of information about Goethe to learn, and an interesting feature where the rooms are painted in a special colour (with explanation) to reflect a certain part of his life. I was visiting as... More 

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