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Mengstr. 4, 23552 Lubeck, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
+49 451 1224190
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Must see for Buddenbrooks fans

This is a wonderful house and strolling around it - of course after having read the book - you feel... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2017
Malina C
The Hague, The Netherlands
A trip down memory lane to A level German

After having studied Thomas Mann for A Level German in the 1980s, it was interesting to visit the... read more

Reviewed 19 December 2016
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Mengstr. 4, 23552 Lubeck, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
+49 451 1224190

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Reviewed 29 August 2017

This is a wonderful house and strolling around it - of course after having read the book - you feel at home: you recognise the salon, the deep house, you look out of the window and see what Tony saw. Good exhibitions on both the...More

Thank Malina C
Reviewed 19 December 2016

After having studied Thomas Mann for A Level German in the 1980s, it was interesting to visit the house. There is an entrance fee of EUR 7.00. The exhibition is on several floors and needs at least two hours to do it justice. There is...More

Thank PandyPandora
Christian B, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Buddenbrookhaus, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2017

Thanks for your review on our house. We hope you enjoyed your stay in Lübeck and are glad you liked the visit in our museum. We'll try to learn from that and fix the quality of our translation. Greetings from Lübeck!

Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Thomas Mann described Lübeck and the house his Buddenbrooks live in very well - here you can see for yourself that most it is real. Even if you have not read the grand novel about the merchant family, you will have an extraordinary experience here...More

Thank A. S
Reviewed 23 July 2016

The atmosfere of the books about the Buddenbrook-family, a fantasy but with historic roots, is well depicted here. I was not too interested in the life of Thomas Mann and his family but my wife is a great fan of his work and was impressed...More

Thank IWNoordergraaf
Reviewed 19 July 2016

A great museum for lovers of The Mann Family. Lot of history. Audio, video and written information. A replica of two of the rooms in the Buddenbrookhaus, where Thomas Mann lived. Each item in the rooms are marked with pages from the Buddenbrokk, so that...More

Thank haakonwestlie72
Reviewed 31 March 2016

Having read Nobel Prize winner, Thomas Mann's book, Buddenbrooks, this was one of the highlights of my trip to Luebeck. Some rooms had furniture from the original family and exhibits about the book Buddenbrooks and its author, Thomas Mann, abound in the house. There is...More

Thank Spiced_Olives
Reviewed 10 March 2016

If you have read the famous novel “The Buddenbrook” of the great German writer Thomas Mann(up to the end…), you will be surely interested by this place. The house looks like many others in this town. It is worth a visit, but you could also...More

1  Thank Barbicane8
Reviewed 24 January 2016

Ever read the novel "Buddenbrooks" by Thomas Mann? The author was born and raised in Lübeck. This museum is dedicated to him and his family but furthermore to his very famous novel "Buddenbrooks". Even if you have not read the book (yet) you can do...More

3  Thank SydneyPerla
Reviewed 30 October 2015

This Haus is a must for the Thomas Mann lovers. Here you'll find a lot of information about the history and literature concerning the Mann family.

1  Thank P.j.f. J
Reviewed 17 October 2015

Very interesting an beautiful museum.A must see if you are visiting Lubeck. Looking at how the affluent people lived in the late 1800 early 1900's.

Thank erikasprahl
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