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Apr.-Sept. Tue-Sun 11 am - 5 pm
The Ostholstein-Museum in Eutin presents the main topic „Eutin at the time of Goethe“. At this time around 1800 Eutin was an internationally known intellectual and cultural centre in the German-speaking area.
The intellectual life is presented with the works of three personalities: The headmaster, poet and translator Johann Heinrich Voß (living in Eutin from 1782 - 1802), the painter of Goethe, J.H. Wilhelm Tischbein (living in Eutin from 1808 - 1829), and the composer Carl-Maria von Weber, who was born in Eutin in 1786.On the first floor Eutin landscape paintings from the 19th and 20th century are shown. Exhibitions on the topics of “Weights and Measures” and “Protection against Fire” are presented there, too. The fire hose from 1848 is one of the earliest in Schleswig-Holstein. Furniture, Eutin silver and pewter as well as faïance items from Stockelsdorf round off the cultural history section.The museum regularly shows special exhibitions.
Adults 3,- €, reduced charge for pupils, students, persons doing military or community service, disabled persons 1,- €
Persons under 14 free, for 14s - 18s 1,- €, family ticket 6,- €,
Groups with more than 10 persons 2,50 € per person
Guided group tours by appointment 10,- € plus admission charge
School classes and persons getting social security have free admission. Guided tours for school classes from Ostholstein are free. We ask groups to pre-book in time, either in writing or by phone
Guided tours of the museum, approx. 45 minutes duration; EUR 8,- charge per guided tour, Lectures on different topics
The Ostholstein-Museum presents its exhibitions in Eutin and in Neustadt in Holstein. In Neustadt i.H. the topics of archaeology, farming, trade and commerce are dealt with.
Arriving by car
by train: route Kiel-Lübeck, the museum is situated in the centre of the town, 15 minutes from the station, Parking facilities in the vicinity of the museum