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Henker Haus

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Yes; it's tiny, but only 2 Euros and interesting

Interesting to see how the house was built over the river, the history of its occupants, and what... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2018
quite impressive

A social enterprise well executed and it was done quite a long time ago. Even now people get help... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2018
pradip b
Cleveland, Ohio
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5 Jun 2018
“Yes; it's tiny, but only 2 Euros and interesting”
1 Apr 2018
“quite impressive”
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Reviewed 5 June 2018

Interesting to see how the house was built over the river, the history of its occupants, and what happened when the river would flood. Yes, it's small, and it helps if you know German, but it is a good view with interesting architecture.

Thank traverlerx
Reviewed 1 April 2018

A social enterprise well executed and it was done quite a long time ago. Even now people get help and understand the place is very clean.

Thank pradip b
Reviewed 2 June 2017

It is only 2 euros to go in, but if you are not able to read German there is absolutely nothing to see - there is 2 rooms with information boards which have lots of writing in German on them and each of them has...More

1  Thank izzy96
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

You cross the Hangman's bridge in order to get to his house, das Henkel Haus. Sadly during the winter it is only open on the weekends. The house is neat though as it is built out over the water and connects to the Weinstadl next...More

Thank jehenson81
Reviewed 9 December 2016

A beautiful,nice rehabilitated building,in fact a house built on a bridge that spans over the Pegnitz river.That's the interesting part.On the other hand,inside is not much to see...only some written information about the executioner's history.You don't need more than 20 minutes to see all.

1  Thank zuv
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Small museum that overlooks the River Pieglitz offering beautiful view of Nuremberg. Gives a glimpse intolerant German law of the time period!

Thank TamaraF348
Reviewed 18 October 2016

this is a very nice wooden house just situated besides the canal so well preserved just walk around the canal and you will be impressed by it

Thank NgSP80
Reviewed 16 July 2016

I am always in awe to see such well preserved timber framed buildings. This lovely buildings is one of many in the old town at Nuremberg.

Thank walkingwizard
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Located next to the canal, Henker Haus is a typical German Wooden-frame house still in its perfect condition. According to our local guide, Henker Haus is listed as the second largest house of this type remaining in the World. After our walk through the old...More

Thank Charn P
Reviewed 17 January 2016

I really enjoyed walking around this part of Nuremberg. Some great photos of this building and the river are there for the taking.

Thank Dennis C
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