The Goethe House

Currently Open [Closes at 05:30 pm]
  • Address: Grosser Hirschgraben 23 - 25, 60311 Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany (Altstadt)
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Phone: 49-69138800
  • Ticket Price: 5 EUR
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museums, Museums, Family And Kids
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The Frankfurt Goethe House, birthplace of Germany´s most famous author and poet, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, was built in the typical 18th-century bourgeois style. It is decorated with period furniture and paintings, providing an authentic and striking impression of the environment in which Goethe spent his youth. The Goethe Museum, a gallery of paintings from the Goethe era, elucidates Goethe´s relationship to the art and artists of his epoch. A tour of the Goethe-House gives visitors a vivid impression of everyday life during the Goethe era. Visitors can and should hire a guide, who provides expert guidance and instruction.

Get an inside look into the everyday life during the Goethe era at the 18th-century bourgeois style Goethe House with the help of the Goethe House tickets. While it is easy to buy tickets for Goethe House right at the museum, it is advisable to book tickets for Goethe House prior, in a guided tour. Tour tickets for Goethe House can be bought under the tickets section and they come with amazing deals, costing lesser than the Goethe House ticket prices.

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  • Free entry for children under 6

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  • The Goethe House Address: Grosser Hirschgraben 23 - 25, 60311 Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany (Altstadt)
  • The Goethe House Contact Number: 49-69138800
  • The Goethe House Timing: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • The Goethe House Price: 5 EUR
  • Best time to visit The Goethe House(preferred time): 10:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Time required to visit The Goethe House: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 93.95% of people who visit Frankfurt include The Goethe House in their plan

  • 73.06% of people start their The Goethe House visit around 11 AM - 12 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see The Goethe House

Monday, Friday and Sunday

90.99% of people prefer walking in order to reach The Goethe House

People normally club together The Main Tower and Romerberg while planning their visit to The Goethe House.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
  • Very beautiful. Especially I was fascinated by the puppet theater which he received as a gift in his childhood and started dreaming plays in that puppet theater. Definitely it is worth watching.

  • This is a great location to go to get an understanding of life for the wealthy during Goethe's lifetime. It is interesting to see how they lived and to see how he started out. Although there isn't much English before the tour of the house, the descriptions of the rooms on the English language card are sufficient. I've been here twice, now, and enjoyed myself both times. I definitely recommend it.

  • It's a great museum, documenting Goethe's early life... However, in comparison with similar museums devoted to great artists,, such as the Mozart museum in Vienna, or the Wordsworth museum in Grasmere, Goethe House contains relatively a small number of the poet's personal belongings. One has a feeling that it's rather a museum of Goethe's epoch, the time when he grew up...

  • I would recommend using a guide device, it's will explain a lot of things that you would not know by just seeing

  • Interesting museum , certainly recommend to visit but audio guide is provided not for free :(

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