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Work of art with amazing backstory

I don't want to spoil the surprise but it's an amazing piece of architecture designed by Karl... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Swindon, United Kingdom
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Ancient Wood Artist's House

A German wood artist built a house before the WWII and decorated it with wood, creating a house for... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2018
Begoña P
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4 weeks ago
“Work of art with amazing backstory ”
11 Jun 2018
“Ancient Wood Artist's House”
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Hamelner Str. 36, 32657 Lemgo, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 5261 667695
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I don't want to spoil the surprise but it's an amazing piece of architecture designed by Karl Juncker entirely of wood, well preserved and kept in great condition. A masterpiece and inspiring.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 11 June 2018

A German wood artist built a house before the WWII and decorated it with wood, creating a house for a family with a bedroom for children. It is very well preserved.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Begoña P
Reviewed 10 November 2016

It’s been said that there are only a handful of singular art objects in Germany, maybe not many more in Western Europe. Meaning they don't stand in a tradition or belong to a movement nor do they really fit in any school. The guy who...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank TimeCatcher
Reviewed 25 April 2015

Jubkerhaus is an outsider art, whole house environment, created by Karl Junker in the late 1800's, early 1900's. It is a visionary, obsessive, inspiring wonder.

Date of experience: April 2015
1  Thank jessica s
Reviewed 8 July 2014

Rather sombre building with intricate carvings everywhere. Video available in English which sets the scene and history. Don't miss it if you are in the area.

Date of experience: July 2014
1  Thank Weavers78
Reviewed 2 July 2014

Great place to spend a bit of time,not bad considering K Junker was going mad while he did all the carving

Date of experience: August 2013
Thank Uli1955
Reviewed 25 May 2014

I went here today with my husband after the German bus driver I work with told me the story behind it. Easy to find - we had to park on the street but it was ok to. 3 Euros each to get in, and that...More

Date of experience: May 2014
3  Thank Vickiwinter
Reviewed 19 August 2013

Incredibly unique and well worth visiting. This house is almost fairytale-like in an unusual way because of the "heavy" decor and furnishings so it is a house of unique, dark beauty and the visions of Karl Junker of there to be interpreted in however way...More

Date of experience: July 2013
Thank denise d
Reviewed 6 November 2012

This typical 2-storeyed German house stands amongst its ordinary-looking neighbours and somehow seems to belong. The story goes that the original owner built the house for the woman he meant to marry and their future children. Somehow the marriage never happened and he went slowly...More

Date of experience: October 2012
1  Thank joanb255093
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