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Goethe Museum

Address: Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany (Innenstadt)
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Ranked #37 of 117 Attractions in Frankfurt
Type: Art Museums, History Museums, Museums
Owner description: Located next to his birthplace, this museum is full of artifacts from the life of famous writer...
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Type: Art Museums, History Museums, Museums
Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Owner description: Located next to his birthplace, this museum is full of artifacts from the life of famous writer Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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54 reviews 54 reviews
34 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

My understanding is that most of Frankfurt was demolished by Allied bombs during the second world war, but this house has somehow been restored authentically to its former glory. Its populated with historical furniture, and exhibits some unique paintings as well. Seems a very popular visit for anyone interested in Goethe. It definitely gives a visitor the feel of what... More 

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Panorama, Greece
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585 helpful votes 585 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013

definatelly worth a visit along with the house.you cannot go to frankfurt and visit the house of the most famous person in the city!

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Osaka
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23 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

This museum is combined to the Goethehaus. After enjoying the ambiance with colorful rooms with quality decorations from old days, then you can proceed to the museum building. Although it is not a massive museums, you would find some art works that lure your interest. It is within the walking distance from the city centre, and not too crowded. That... More 

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Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2012

Went here after visiting Goethe Haus. There were some really nice paintings and busts on display. Worth visiting if you're already seeing Goethe Haus...wouldn't bother if you weren't already there though, there are better (and much larger) art museums in Frankfurt.

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New York City, New York
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56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2012

The museum was very hard to find as it's in a little side street. We were greet by rude cashiers who paid no attention to me at the counter. They had that stuck up attitude and aren't fit to work in a place where so many people come to visit. I was rudely told to lock my bags in a... More 

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