An exposition on the territory of the Egerhof Palace, dedicated to the life, the philosophical path and the pursuits of the great German philosopher Johann Goethe. Not only personal belongings, letters and manuscripts of the thinker are stored in the museum, but you can also visit surrealistic illustrations for the famous work Faust or admire a collection of luxury items, commemorative medals and books.
Jacobistraße 2, Düsseldorf
+49 211 8996262
Very interesting museum. I'd like to ask the owners to add explanations in English, next to the already existing German ones. This would make things easier for those who understand very little German.
Very good museum, a bit hidden also because of work in progress. Also economic price compared to other museums
There is no English explanations, no audio guide. Everthing is German. If you don't know German, you shouldn't even bother to go there. Beside these it's really simple and small.
When I was there there was a renovation, so I didnt get to see the full museum. From what I've seen, it was actually pretty interesting. Minus points because there were also a few rooms to visit, but there was no explanation at all for what thos.. Read more »e rooms are. For all I know those could just be a normal room usually used for weddings and nothing special.
It is a wonderful museum to explore Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and see his famous West-East Divan, which he wrote after being inspired by Persian poet Hafiz.
Very nice museum. The highlight of the walk around the city. It was great to learn about the brightest poets.
One of the worst museum experiences in my life! It's difficult to know where to start. There's precious little about Goethe in this Goethe Museum.
Three floors and many rooms full of items that more often than not have absolutely no captio.. Read more »n to place it in context was, quite frankly, unbelievable.
I still don't know why Goethe was in Dusseldorf; at what stage in his life he was there; where he stayed; who he associated with; and what he did whilst there. This museum tells you nothing. There's more on Wikipedia.
The curators need to visit the Engels House in Wuppertal for ideas, a museum that I visited yesterday. There I experienced a superb presentation about a man of whom I knew very little. But during my visit of the Engels House I learned so much and was inspired to go and learn more.
Intresting home turned Museum thankyou to the young lady whom explained all to me as sadly very little was writen in english beautiful building cost 3.30€ but again no leflet in english a shame beautiful porcellein collection on top floor .. Read more »enjoyed an unexpected piece of local history
Not much to see from Goethe, its pretty small. Look at the temporary exhibition being showcased there beforehand on their website to know if you want to visit or not.
At the roadside, very easy to be found.
Lovely, inexpensive outing. The paintings are beautiful, includes fascinating artworks based on the refraction of light. Pram and Wheelchair friendly.
Nice museum in a historic mansion. It was only 4 Euro each and was a great place to step in from the rain and see something for a while, even if you're not very aware of Goethe, as I was not. Lots of interesting historical information, very cool.. Read more » architectural details and a whole collection of porcelain and other antiques on the top floor. When you first step jnside, it looks like it may be sparse, but there is plenty to see and it is a great value for the money.
This museum is in a manor house with its own history, but is a large collection of all things Goethe. There are three floors open to visit, including a floor devoted to porcelain. The first two floors include portraits of Goethe and numerous people a.. Read more »nd places important to his life, letters, books, etc.
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No English descriptions in museum. Other language options rather than just German would be nice.
Beautiful building with important items to better understand Goethe and his times.
Still worth a look if you don’t understand German! The elevator, spiral staircase and the meeting room on the top floor are stunning. There are contemporary art and artifacts on display. There was a complimentary guide in different languages ne.. Read more »ar the elevator
Lovely museum with lots of interesting details but sadly I haven't seen any English information apart from the small leaflet which doesn't cover the whole exhibition. Stunning building, amazing porcelain and china sets. Definitely worth a v.. Read more »isit but learn the language first or have somebody speak it on your group.
Lovely building and staff. A number of rooms (locked) and items (in display cases, but still wrapped) unavailable, but more English-language signs than expected. Enjoyed the visit.
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If you're interested in Goethe, or simply life in the 1700s, pay this museum a visit! (Best visited with a German speaker if you are English-speaking!)
The museum is housed in the Jägerhof Palace (Schloß Jägerhof - reached via t.. Read more »ram line 707) and contains mementos, letters, object d'art, trinkets, busts, paintings and casts of statues, among others, all somehow related to Goethe and his life. His interests as an anatomist, artist and natural scientist feature as prominently as possible in addition to his work as an author, poet and statesman.
There are also paintings of and letters from his contemporaries, including Schiller and Beethoven, but the collection also includes coins struck during his lifetime and a model of his house in Weimar. The upper floor of the palace also has an amazing porcelain collection, as well as period furniture and interior decor.
Definitely worth visiting if you are interested in Goethe's life and the period in which he lived!