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“Okay if you are in the area” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Albrecht Durer House

Albrecht Durer House
Albrecht-Durer-Strasse 39, 90403 Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany (Altstadt - St. Sebald)
49-911-2-31-25-68
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Ranked #13 of 69 attractions in Nuremberg
Type: Historic Sites
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Spanish Fort, Alabama
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“Okay if you are in the area”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

After reading the reviews we didn't know whether to look forward to the AD house or to dread it. It ended up being a little bit of both. There is a small museum and an audio guide (with the pretend voice of Agnes Durer) telling a little about their life. Would have been more interesting if the audio guide didn't keep saying things like, "of course this room is not exactly like it was in my day..." or "this is not the same furniture I would have had," etc. One upstairs room is dedicated to his paintings--sort of... [They are all copies painted by other artists.] Like so much of Nuremberg after the WW2 bombings, this house has been reconstructed. Probably would have liked it better if I had only spent about 2-3 Euros instead of 5. They did give me a voucher for a free postcard from the gift shop area for visiting that day.

Visited November 2013
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“If there is nothing else to do...”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

A very small museum of Durer's house - only one room with the copies of his paintings (no originals), the rest are the rooms were he lived, including a kitchen, living rooms and studios. Quite dull to my taste.

Visited November 2013
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“Big Fan”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

I know next to nothing about art, but I've loved Durer's work since I was a kid: the Hare, the Owl, his famous self-portrait.
There aren't any originals here, but the visitor can see his workshop complete with the type of tools and equipment he used. The audio guide, narrated by his "wife" Agnes is a hoot as well as being informative. Be aware that it's just below the castle, so you'll have a bit of a climb getting there.

Visited October 2013
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“Must visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

The athmosphere, the bier it's great. Be sure that you order your "schweinehaxen" in time, otherwise they may run out.

I would recommend it for everybody

Visited March 2013
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“Very disappointing”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

I don't know where to begin. Mostly rebuilt after the war, its a sham. The rooms are recreated nonsense, there isn't a genuine artwork in the building and its expensive to get into. Go if you must, I wouldn't bother.

Visited October 2013
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