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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
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even if you're not a big fan of the artist Albrecht Durer, it's worth going to his home to see the lifestyle of the hometown hero in the late 1400's and early 1500's. You'll see his art and the architecture of that era. Very much...More

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

A gem of a museum with a great collection of very well interpreted art. Audio guides work well and are very informative. Well worth the time! Tip: We purchased the "combined ticket" and went to the Toy Museum after lunch.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm not sure how great the museum is, but the area is very picturesque with lots of bridges. It's worth taking a walk over them. Photos and more info at etbtravelphotography.

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

Great place we had fun however I did notice that the city was dirty maybe the weather or rain but trash and graffiti was all over

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 February 2019 via mobile

I've been a fan of Albrecht Dürer for years so it was great to visit his house. Unfortunately the paintings are all copies and there is nothing of his remaining in the house as he had no descendents and it was sold quickly after his...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jen B
Reviewed 22 January 2019 via mobile

Nice museum, it's located in the old town next to the castle. Beautiful and old house, here you see how his life was.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 10 January 2019

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 January 2019

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
Thank Cymru_Canuck
Reviewed 28 December 2018

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 27 December 2018

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
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Response from Alexandra_Rus | Reviewed this property |
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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