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
Very good indeed. Some really fascinating exhibits. Just wish there were more detailed descriptions for some of the exhibits in languages other than Dutch.
The building makes for a nice little walk around to see Beethoven’s instruments, diaries and portraits of his family. It was a shame that all the panels were in German only, however. The 3D interactive opera also made for interesting, yet now quite outdated viewing. €4.50 per student ticket is a little steep for anyone but big Beethoven fans, I think.
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!
Interesting place to go. 30 min max tour inside the house. Not so much to see but I would say is worth paying a visit
I think it's the only historical place in Bonn that you can actually go in. It's small house and the tour it's really good. The prices are good. I took a guide one and it was entertaining and open to questions. I do recommend the tour.