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Address: Schillerstrasse 9, Weimar, Thuringia, Germany
Phone Number: 03643 545401
Activities: Walking
Description: The house where famous German playwright Friedrich Schiller lived the...
The house where famous German playwright Friedrich Schiller lived the final years of his life and wrote "William Tell."
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An interesting audio tour gives character and atmosphere to an otherwise minimal exhibition. Most of the rooms are very sparsely furnished, based on guesswork of how Schiller and... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2015
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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45 reviews 45 reviews
22 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

An interesting audio tour gives character and atmosphere to an otherwise minimal exhibition. Most of the rooms are very sparsely furnished, based on guesswork of how Schiller and his family would have lived. Only Schiller's study is true to history. I learnt a lot about Schiller, who I only knew from his story of William Tell, but it was much... More 

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Alameda, California
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61 reviews 61 reviews
40 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

The same as with Bach, Goethe and others, a must see if you are in the area and follow history. The city alone has so much to share and not to forget Martin Luther and Eisenach, it is close by

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Dublin, Ohio, USA
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The Schiller House is one of my favorite sites in Weimar. However, we arrived to find the house closed for restoration. Be sure to check the Internet if this on your must-see attraction on your visit to Weimar. It is scheduled to re-open at the end of this year. Schillerstrasse is still a lovely shaded shopping street .

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Magdeburg, Germany
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65 reviews 65 reviews
28 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Very beautiful street, scenic and well preserved inner-city, definitely worth a visit and a stroll. There are many well preserved houses and buildings on the side and the street itself is lined with intense greenery.

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Belgrade, Serbia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Really nice museum. When I was there there was possibility to write something on paper with ink and pen is some old letters. But, anyway lot of originally material is saved. Must visit if you go to Weimar.

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Essen, Germany
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73 reviews 73 reviews
22 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Really a lot to see, you can just go there , buy a ticket and enter, not like Goethe Museum . Since a lot of school classes go there waiting time at the ticket office sometims quite long.

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cincinnati
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252 reviews 252 reviews
60 attraction reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

First plus the the paucity of cobblestones. A nice selection of colorful stores and eateries including the 120 flavor icecream place.

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cincinnati
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103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

The house is well preserved in its initial appearance, with a helpful descriptive brochure to carry through it. Our ThuringerPass did not include the next door changing exhibit, unfortunately

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Orlando, Florida
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143 reviews 143 reviews
46 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

For Americans(it has been my experience that most don't know Schiller) who do not know who Friedrich Schiller was, they probably, at first, wouldn't understand the significance of this museum. First off he was a great author, and, was also good friends with Goethe. The statue in front of the National Theater--the center of Weimar, is of both Goethe and... More 

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Madison, Alabama
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315 helpful votes 315 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2012

Start your walk down Schillerstrasse at the Theaterplatz where you can examine the Deutsches Nationaltheater and the Bauhaus museum. Travel southeast on Schillerstrasse and select the offerings of your choice which include the Wittumspalais, the Weiman House, the Schiller Museum, and the Ginkgo Museum. When you've had your fill, turn right on Frauentorstrasse and follow it to the end and... More 

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