Schloss Jägerhof

Düsseldorf, Germany

Schloss Jägerhof was built between 1748-1772 by the Elector Carl Theodor. He had commissioned architect Johann Joseph Couven from Aachen. In 1796, Jägerhof was sacked by the revolutionary forces and had finally become completely uninhabitable. The building was restored in 1811 on the occasion of Napoleon’s visit to Düsseldorf, according to Adolf von Vagedes’ plans.

Today Jägerhof is a cultural-historical museum devoted to the Classical German writer J. W. von Goethe (1749-1832).  Opened to the public in 1956, there are around 800 original artefacts from his life and work are on permanent display. Goethe 

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Founded: 1748-1772
Category: Palaces, manors and town halls in Germany
Historical period: Emerging States (Germany)

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Shahid Nadeem (13 months ago)
Some of the old buildings in dusseldorf
emilio nuñez (20 months ago)
I've only seen it on the outside. I always have the desire to enter.
Doris Klar (2 years ago)
Kunsthistorisch very interesting .. known and unknown by Goethe
Castle Biker (2 years ago)
Chique kasteel in Düsseldorf waar een museum in zit.
J. Bück (2 years ago)
Steeped in History and intrique
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