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Friedrich Ebert Memorial (Gedenkstatte)

Address: Pfaffeng. 18, 69117 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
Phone Number: 06221/91070
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Ranked #21 of 49 Attractions in Heidelberg
Type: Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks, Museums
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Type: Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks, Museums

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

If you've got any interest in German politics or the Weimar Republic, this museum is a must-visit. It's located in the flat Ebert was born in, in the Heidelburg Old Town - not too far off from the castle. The museum takes in the flat he was born in (done up with late 19th century furnishings,) which is worth visiting... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

Relevant to Heidelberg and unearthing little-known details of early German mass politics, this is a hidden treasure of a museum. Situated in Ebert's birthplace home, this free museum takes you through his rise from poverty to first President of the Weimar Republic and champion of liberal democracy and social progress against the looming extremes of left and right in 1920s... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013 via mobile

I knew very little about Friedrich Ebert until we arrived here two months ago but he deserves greater recognition. His family home serves as his memorial. You can also visit his grave in the beautiful Bergfriedhof cemetery. The first president of the new German republic (1919-25) he played an important role in the Weimar Republic until his tragic early death.... More 

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