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Beethoven House

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Bonngasse 20, 53111 Bonn, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 228 9817525
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A short visit due to lack of time. The museum is closing for refurbishment and not everything was in the room indicated on the guide leaflet. Well worth a vist

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank M H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An interesting place if you like Beethoven. We did not take a guided tour or headset but self guided with a book . Only downside no photos allowed and staff were a bit miserable .

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Ceri W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The house where Beethoven was born, nice house in a calm street close to Bonn Hbf and the shopping area

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank paullP7745XS
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The museum focuses on Beethoven's connections, but does not talk about his personal life, his struggles, achievements, more details of his musical career. Also, most of the artefacts only have descriptions in German, it would be awesome if they could add English descriptions

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank luliguirk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This museum located in the house Beethoven was born is quite hidden (even with GPS we where second getting if it was the right place) The house is very old, so it has a lot of narrow corridors and stairs (keep that in mind if...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank AlfonsoF299
Reviewed January 8, 2019

The place has a piano which Beethoven used, some of his musical instruments, piece of his hair, one of his glasses, and the room in which he was born. However, the museum lacks the spirit. It has a lot of papers/diaries/notes, everything in the museum...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Eman M
Reviewed January 7, 2019

You might easily miss the place, which I did. The Beethoven House is filled with history and culture; avail of the Audio Guide for better understanding of the treasures inside. Staff were also friendly and helpful.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank GioRamos
Reviewed January 6, 2019

Everyone seems to get ready for 2020, the 250th birthday of Beethoven. The museum is in the original house which is interesting, but the collection is not impressive, Not very well organized, with a lot of copies and few original material. It will be part...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JohannesNL023
Reviewed January 5, 2019 via mobile

We visit this house with a lot of stuff from him but all rolls are completely empty from furnitures day of living etc Only succession of documents in every rooms and some instrument

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Stefflopak
Reviewed January 2, 2019 via mobile

There is a guided tour at 1430hrs in English and it is included in the admission fees. Audio guides could be rented at 2.50 euros with 10 euros deposit. If not leaflets in various languages are provided for free if you decided to read it...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Angie C
February 3, 2017|
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Response from Afonso B | Reviewed this property |
Hi Angie. For 6 hs I suggest that you must go to Beethoven House. After that, the Bonn Cathedral that is close. More than these two visits you will have no time.
Kathryn F
July 2, 2015|
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Response from Beverlz | Reviewed this property |
No photography inside - only outside and the garden.