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Schillerhaus on Schillerstrasse

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Address: Schillerstr. 9, 99423 Weimar, Thuringia, Germany
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The house where famous German playwright Friedrich Schiller lived the final...

The house where famous German playwright Friedrich Schiller lived the final years of his life and wrote "William Tell."

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Very interesting visit to house of Germany's most famous playwright

The significance of Schiller for the German language, German theatre, and German poetry cannot be overestimated and one can really imagine how he lived and worked here. A very... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Mimicri
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

The significance of Schiller for the German language, German theatre, and German poetry cannot be overestimated and one can really imagine how he lived and worked here. A very well-designed museum; try to go when there are not too many crowds, the small rooms fill up quickly.

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Springfield, VA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016

After visiting this place I gained a whole new appreciation for this brilliant writer and poet. His short live was nothing short of a struggle.

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Zagreb, Croatia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

This museum informs you about Schiller and his life, gives you a good insight in the living conditions of an era and life standard of a famous writer.

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Thank Gordana P
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Of course you have to visit this place and take the time to learn and observe the great history and achievements of Schiller. Make sure you take the time ... don't rush!

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Thank Bjorn J
New Martinsville, West Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

So this is how the author of some of the most important plays in German, Die Raeuber, Maria Stuart, and Wallenstein, lived . What impressed me was the man's work ethic: he worked like a maniac and pulled himself up by his bootstraps. His deep love for his wife was also evident.

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Thank Terence Z
Leeds, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 July 2016

This house is included in the Weimar card and well worth a visit. There is a lot to see and the rooms are in the main set out as they were in Schiller's day. It is sufficiently interesting for it not to be necessary to know anything of Schiller's work in advance.

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Thank Lizzie071
Manhattan, KS
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 198 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2016

We chose to visit just the house in which Schiller lived with his family. The place is very atmospheric. He kept the upper floor just for himself, it contains his study (with some important personal objects) where he wrote and the bed where he died. The family rooms are downstairs. The house contains much less "stuff" than Goethe's house -... More 

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Thank Witoldzio
Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2015

An amazing memorial to one of Germany's great poets. His work lives on as literature, as the inspiration for one of Beethoven's most famous works and in many opera scores.

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Thank Peter V
Farum, Frederiksborg, Denmark
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Reviewed 30 June 2015

Interesting museum for one of the German language's master. Also gives an impression of the time and the way noble people lived in Germany.

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Thank Christian V
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 May 2015

One is led into the Schillerhaus via a small exhibition about his life which brings out very clearly how revolutionary he was. This is a good introduction. As in the Goethehaus there is a distinction here between the public rooms and the private ones. One is made aware how difficult it was to exist as a writer from the documents... More 

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