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Heine House

The main building, mockingly called the “Offending Palace” by Heinrich Heine (1797-1856), was demolished in 1881. Fortunately for us, the garden house of this stately home, purchased by Hamburg banker and philanthropist Salomon Heine (1767 – 1844) at the beginning of the 19th century, was preserved.

A gem on the Elbchaussee

The Heine Haus has been a heritage protected building since 1962 and a branch of the Altonaer Museum since 1 January 2001.

The main building, mockingly called the “Offending Palace” by Heinrich Heine, was demolished in 1881. Fortunately for us, the garden house of this stately home, purchased by Hamburg banker and philanthropist Salomon Heine (1767– 1844) at the beginning of the 19th century, was preserved. The relationship between Salomon and his poet nephew was certainly not without tension, and the young poet definitely did his uncle wrong in many ways. The garden house built in 1832 was completely renovated in 1999/2000.

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The “Heine Haus” e.V. Society takes care of the ongoing structural maintenance of this historic building. Special exhibitions are put on in the Heine Haus at various times and the “Heine Haus” e.V. Society also organises a comprehensive series of lectures, for example, on Jewish, literary and topographical topics.

Opening hours

For events and upon agreement.

Admission fee

For all events (exept for special events)

10 € for adults

3 € for students

5 €  for members of the Heine-Haus e.V.

For reservations contact us by email:
info@heine-haus-hamburg.de
or phone 040-39 19 88 23

Programm

According to the motto „Kultur im Kleinod” readings and leactures take place rsgularly in the "Gartensaal" of the Heine House.

Soirées on Wednesday start at 19:00, 
Matinées on Saturdays start at 11:30.

Contact

Heine-Haus e.V.
Elbchaussee 31
22765 Hamburg

Tel. 040 855 09 787

info@heine-haus-hamburg.de
www.heine-haus-hamburg.de