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Friedrich Ebert Memorial (Gedenkstatte)

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A history lesson that was touching

This small museum tells a moving story of Frederich Ebert’s rise from politician in the Social... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2018
London, United Kingdom
Compact museum

A very informative museum comprising of 3 rooms. It gives you an insight in the life of Friedrich... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2018
Kendal, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 29 August 2018

This small museum tells a moving story of Frederich Ebert’s rise from politician in the Social Demographic Party to president of Germany, a position he held for 6 years. He lost two sons in the first world war. Entry to the museum is free and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 14 August 2018

A very informative museum comprising of 3 rooms. It gives you an insight in the life of Friedrich Ebert. Free entry.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 25 March 2018

We really liked it! A well organized little museum that informs you about the life of Friedrich Ebert: German politician of the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD) and the first President of Germany from 1919 until his death in office in 1925. Staff was...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank cgrimm
Reviewed 25 September 2017

This memorial has several rooms of furntiure from Friedrich Ebert's time (though not necessarily his family's furniture in all cases). Then there are small exhibits, videos, posters, etc., describing German history at the time. I did find the huge stack of Wiemar Republic money from...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

this is a good place to learn about the roots of one of the very influential politician acting for the workers movement.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 17 May 2017

Friedrich Ebert was Germany's first elected president. There could not have been a worse time to be elected president of Germany: immediately after World War 1. This museum traces his life and career and that of Germany from the late 19th century to his death...More

Date of experience: May 2017
3  Thank RonTSmithers_B_C_
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

A step back in time- go behind the door into the courtyard and up the little stair case to see what it would have been like to live in Heidelberg in the early 1900's. Small rooms shared by whole families and business alike. Whole little...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 1 February 2017

You need over an hour to see this museum thoroughly. It was very interesting to see the history of Germany through the life of Friedrich Ebert. The museum is free and provides free English (maybe other languages also, not sure) headphones with audio.

Date of experience: January 2017
2  Thank Judy L
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

I was excited to go see this museum after finding it on Trip Advisor and even more excited to find out it was free. However when I got upstairs all the signs were just in German. My German is very rusty and lots of the...More

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank jehenson81
Reviewed 29 August 2016

This is an excellent introduction to the history of Germany before WW II, personified by the first elected President of Germany, Friedrich Ebert. The site is free and there is a free English audio guide (needed as the majority of the items are in German)....More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank kgilbert78
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