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Albrecht Durer's House

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Albrecht Dürer (1471–1528), Germany's most famous painter, lived in this impressive half-timbered house for nearly 20 years, starting in 1509. Not only is it one of the few surviving merchant houses from Nuremberg's Golden Age, but it is also the...more
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Albrecht-Duerer-Str. 39, 90403 Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany
Altstadt - St. Sebald
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Reviewed 5 days ago

After visiting the imperial palace this was just down the hill and easy access. We spent 90 minutes going through the self guided tour with the headsets that are included in the price of the admission.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank greywalk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kind of bordered on the spiritual ... being in the house where this leader of the Northern Renaissance lived and worked. Wow! The amazing stories about the building and Durer's live were fascinating (eg. petty bureaucrats and 'facilities'). When we were there, there was an...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You don't have to be into German Renaissance paintings nor into architecture to be able to fully enjoy visiting this wonderful museum. The flair and told history of its old walls, the stories you will be able to learn about and the perfectly portrayed artist,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Vianden1987
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a lovely museum that captured Durer's life and artistry. He is one of my favorite artists so going here was a much while we were in Nuremberg. I'm so glad we did as it was well worth it.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Yesmeen S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a lovely museum dedicated to Durer. The building is beautiful outside, and incredibly quaint inside. You are given an audio guide to take you through the tour of the entire house in your chosen language. Before you begin the tour they offer you...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful museum for Durer. Excellent tours. Wonderful exhibitions of woodcut and copper engraving printing.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank cbc_1952
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited Nuremberg in the 1980s and spent ages trying to get the perfect photo of me in front of Albrecht Durer's House - only to later find that it wasn't his house at all. So my visit was all about righting a wrong! It's...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I come here every time I am in Nuremberg. The audio guide, free with entrance ticket, is excellent. His life and work are well presented. An old reproduction press provides great souvenirs, as well as someone demonstrating the art of copper plate engraving.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank vincentd989
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The converted house is interesting to visit and the audioguide provides very good information. However we expected to see more of his paintings and maybe better explanations on his techniques.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank cashac20
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of my favorite artists, good museum very interesting. Easy walk, nice place to browse and warm up on a chilly afternoon

Date of experience: December 2018
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Albrecht was very sick when he was old, and even though usually people had the toilets outside the house, because he was a well respected men they let him had his toilet in the house. I don't remember exactly why was it... More
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