Martin Luther's Birth House

Eisleben, Germany

Martin Luther's Birth House (Martin Luthers Geburtshaus) is a museum in Eisleben, Germany. The actual house in which Luther was born no longer exists, it having been burnt completely to the ground in 1689.

The German religious reformer Martin Luther was born there in 1483. Opened to the public in 1693, it is a World Heritage Site. In 2005-2007 an expansion was added for visitors; the ensemble has since received five architectural awards.

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Founded: 1693
Category: Museums in Germany
Historical period: Thirty Years War & Rise of Prussia (Germany)

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Myeongcheol Oh (22 months ago)
You can learn Martin Luther’s life and his ministry.
Tony (23 months ago)
Simple museum on Luther s family and youth.
Kayla Riley (2 years ago)
What a special place to visit! The lingering affects of what Martin Luther set in motion had such important results to the world. Thank you for recognizing his life. While a small musuem, and some times with dark and sad content; it certainly sets the tone of the time he lived through.
Alison Thompson (2 years ago)
This is a very historic place, they had set out a lot information to read - and most of it was translated in to English. Following the route round was easy enough - just follow the numbers! There were quite a lot of steps but there was a lift.
Michael Miller (3 years ago)
This is a good museum of Luther's birth, parents and basic life. Of course, the original house doesn't exist anymore, but this house was rebuilt on the original site and contains a number of great artifacts and interesting information. The route through the museum is a bit confusing, but most everything has an English translation.
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