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Casa di Goethe

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Was nice to see where Goethe lived during his Italienreise. In the museum there were some drawers... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2016
Jenny K
via mobile
New director - hopefully better service

I went here several times in the past and then not any more. The thing is there was a very... read more

Reviewed 28 November 2014
Basel, Switzerland
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27 Mar 2017
“A new discovery”
6 Nov 2016
“Sorry, Goethe fans- not worth it :/”
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Reviewed 27 March 2017

Even for me, having been to Rome about 50 times, there is still room for new discoveries. This time it was - among others - the Casa di Goethe. I had been surprised by the exhibition which puts in context certain aspects. For example putting...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank dogadoga
Reviewed 6 November 2016

We kept this museum/house on our last day in Rome. We visited Keats-Shelley house day before and the girl at the cashier there told us about Goethe´s house and said- but our (Keats-Shelley house) is much better and nicer! Gosh, was she right!!! This Goethe´s...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank martinagajd
Reviewed 20 October 2016

I was curious to see the house known because there was living for a period of time in his life the Great german poet when he stayed at Rome. It was the only German Museum on foreign land and the house is managed by the...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank luminitag717
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Was nice to see where Goethe lived during his Italienreise. In the museum there were some drawers visitors could open to read background information and citations. Even more information about the time he was living in would have been great though.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Jenny K
Reviewed 9 September 2015

I have not studied Goethe, but I was aware that he was German writer and poet who spent time in Italy. I had hoped to learn more about him, but this museum did not help! The first part of the museum was a temporary art...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed 28 November 2014

I went here several times in the past and then not any more. The thing is there was a very unpleasant director there - Ursula Bongaerts - whom I couldn´t stand. Among other things she wasn´t able to let begin the book presentations or performances...More

Date of experience: January 2014
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Reviewed 14 October 2013

I came here because of my interest in Goethe. Although there's plenty to see you don't really get a sense of this is where he stayed. Which was his work room, which his bedroom - what was his daily life like? The only connection with...More

Date of experience: October 2013
5  Thank GermanicusBerlin
Reviewed 29 January 2012

Casa gi Goethe is where Goethe lived in Rome and now its a small and very nice musuem. It's keep in a crownded street and people pass through it and even notice it. So, ring the bell and visit it!

Date of experience: December 2011
Thank brunoccruz
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