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Bachhaus, Eisenach

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Historic Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Serving as a museum to classical composer Johann Sebastian Bach, Bachhaus is a small Eisenach house originally thought to be the birthplace of Bach in 1685. Even though it was disproven, the New Bach Society purchased the building in 1906. Stop here to learn about Bach's life and career through more than 250 original exhibits, including antique musical instruments, a Bach music autograph, and a comprehensive listening room. Concerts occasionally take place here. Check for schedules and tickets on the museum's website. To visit Bachhaus on your trip to Eisenach, use our Eisenach travel tool.
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  • I love to visit the houses where the famous classical composers were born or used to live in. In a way the ones I have seen so far have all one common characteristic - these are great places to...  more »
  • The Bach house is a mix of some historical artifacts (this is how we envisioned that Bach lived), some old music instruments are displayed and in the newer part there are a lot of music fragments to.....  more »
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  • Fantastic place that all the musicians shoulld treat as a 'must visit' point. Those ones who are not interested in Bach and music at all should see the place because of the history and architecture. You can just chill out in here. Very good for the kids to encourage them to play an instrument.
  • The guy was an inventor as much as a composer. Must visit and hear his seemingly contraptions play in a surprising way.
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