Bonn is the birthplace of music legend, Ludwig van Beethoven. It attracts thousands of tourists everywhere to the city to connect to his musical brilliance. Serving as a memorial site, the Beethoven-HausMuseumis a popular museum and a cultural institution in Bonn. Scholarly demonstrations are conducted here during the day time.
Founded in 1889 by the Beethoven-Haus association,the museum houses an impressive collection of digital copies as well as visualrecords. Beethoven’s original birthplace is the Bonngasse 20 while the neighbouring buildings accommodate the research centre on his music archives. The museum was officially opened for the public on 10thMay 1893 during the second chamber music festival. Apart from the family possessions, the museum also exhibits portraits, manuscripts, music printouts in sheets, instruments and even diary pages exclusive to Beethoven’s life.
- The attraction is highlighted in the local tour books as Beethoven House as well.
- Audio Tour guides are available in eleven different languages that include Chinese, Japanese and French.
- The last batch of visitors is admitted 25 minutes before the closing time.
- Don’t click photographs without permission.
- Maintain silence and ensure that the kids don’t trespass into restricted areas.
- The annual event of Beethoven Fest is organized in the month of September.
- Group of 50 students : €4
- Family (2 parents +children):€12
- Group of 15:€ 5
- Members of the Beethoven-Haus Society:€ 25
- Train: Bonn Central
- Bus No: SB60,Bus stop: Bonn's central bus station near the Hauptbahnhof.
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95% of people who visit Bonn include Beethoven-haus Museum in their plan
09 AM - 10 AM
76.39% of people start their Beethoven-haus Museum visit around 09 AM - 10 AM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Beethoven-haus Museum
50.61% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Beethoven-haus Museum
An absolute must-see for any fan of Ludwig van Beethoven. Spend the 2,50Euro for the audio guide, it is an invaluable addition to the house. The staff are extremely friendly, knowledgeable, and have a deep appreciation for the late composer and his works. The special exhibitions are included in the entrance fee. Be warned that all plaques and information about pieces exhibited are in German language only. Absolutely one of the best experiences of my life!
Lovely place. Lovely people. All the exhibit information is in German but the staff are understanding and will let you use google translate. Warning: ensure you download and install the offline language packs the night before visiting as they are large and will take a while to install.
It has a lot of valuable information and historical documents. If you have enough time, you can be impressed with the whole digital collection that they have. It is a really nice part of the museum. The first thing you have to see is the schedule of the projections in the media center, that is also an impressive part of the museum where you can see the music, in the Opera is Fidelio. My family and me really enjoyed the museum.
A little piece of history. Lovely little museum, to think that you walk where this amazing talent has once walked as well. Definitely worth a visit.
Good explanations on the free tour, but there were things totally need to be changed. During the tour, a lady, who I assume as a manager of exhibits, banned the visitors from taking pictures in a manner which can be considered very rude, even if there weren’t any notifications on prohibiting photography inside the museum. I suggest that unless they want the visitors to take pictures, they should put a sign “no photography.” Every exhibits were impressive and valuable, but the management and details should be taken care of.