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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 yesterday 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 2 days 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
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Reviewed 3 days 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
Thank Cappy470
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Unfortunately it seems none of Dürer's paintings are in the museum, many are in Munich and other larger cities. They do have copies and have interesting commentary available on the audio guide for the more famous ones. I wish they would have commented more on...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Safink7
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Even if you are not overly keen on art it is an easy, worthwhile bidet. Not usually a fan of audio tours, this one is not overly tedious and quite informative not just on Dürer but the history of his time. Do not expect yo...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Aliyore
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A great way to learn about Albrecht Dürer and his work. However the house is a bit underwhelming, especially when you come to know that a lot of things about the house is assumed (apart from the kitchen probably) since it passed through couple of...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank adhisma
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here for about an hour and did the audio guide. I did not know much about Durer so found the visit enjoyable and informative! They have some copies of his works of art (you will find out why not the originals on the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kimijo12
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A nice house which gives you the history of the artist. Good interactive tour and available in English.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Steve_Grant1
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this house /museum while in Nuremberg for the Christmas markets. I must admit I didnt know alot about Albrecht Durer beforehand but found it very interesting none the less.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 510christinew
Reviewed 1 week ago

Located at the top of the hill. Very touristic area. Under renovation now. Great views of the city from up there. Will visit it next time.

Date of experience: November 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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