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Schillerhaus on Schillerstrasse

Schillerstrasse 9, Weimar, Thuringia, Germany
03643 545401
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Ranked #5 of 39 attractions in Weimar
Type: Historic Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Activities: Walking
Description: The house where famous German playwright Friedrich Schiller lived the final years of his life and wrote "William Tell."
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Magdeburg, Germany
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63 reviews 63 reviews
28 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 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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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 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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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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230 reviews 230 reviews
52 attraction reviews
91 helpful votes 91 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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230 reviews 230 reviews
52 attraction reviews
91 helpful votes 91 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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132 reviews 132 reviews
43 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 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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222 attraction reviews
251 helpful votes 251 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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Madison, Alabama
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2012

Stop number 5 on our tour map from the visitors center, we learned that the Schiller's House in Weimar was built in 1777 but Friedrich Schiller did not acquire the bourgeois house unitl 1802 where he lived with his family until his death in 1805. Like Goethe, you will find a Schillerstrasse in every major German City. In fact, we... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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98 reviews 98 reviews
52 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2012

Being a big fan of the Romantic period, the house of Schiller was high on my list of "mut-see" in Germany. And I was not disappointed! I must confess I knew about the writer much less than about his contemporary Goethe, and this way, visiting his house allowed me to learn a lot more. The provided audioguides (in English and... More

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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390 helpful votes 390 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2011

I stumbled on the Schiller Haus looking for the Goethe Haus and decided to pay it a visit instead of wasting time on finding the other. As having no previous knowledge of who was Schiller, I came out much more enlightened and glad I did visit. As the previous post mentions, there is an audioguide you can get at the... More

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