Beethoven-Haus is a museum and cultural institution dedicated to and inspired by the work of the composer Ludwig Van Beethoven, it is situated in Bonn, Germany. The museum was founded in 1889 at the composer's birthplace ‘Bonngasse 20’ by the Beethoven-Haus foundation. The foundation bought the neighbouring buildings to ‘Bonngasse 20’ and converted them to create a cultural institution in addition to the original museum. The purpose of the expansion was to further use the work of Ludwig Van Beethoven to inspire people to create music and to also further celebrate the life and work of Ludwig Van Beethoven and add to his legacy. The series of buildings include a museum dedicated to Beethoven's work, a garden with Beethoven's busts, a treasury and also a concert hall.
The museum is situated in the city centre of Bonn. It is a 5-minute walk away from the city’s major train station. The 62, 65, 66 and 67 underground trains as well as the 529, 537, 540 and 551 buses all stop by the museum at ‘Bonn-Bertha-Sutter Pl-Beethoven’.
Opening Times and Admission
Admission to the museum is set at 10 euros for adults and 7 euros for children. From April to October, the museum is open daily 10am-6pm. For the rest of the year (November to March) the museum is open daily 10am-5pm, except for Sundays when the museum is open 11am-5pm.