Lübeck Travel Tip:
Buddenbrooks House Literary Museum – Thomas Mann Centre
The Buddenbrooks House, which provides the setting for Thomas Mann's famous novel, now contains a museum that has served as a tribute to the Mann family's literary legacy since 1993. Based in Lübeck's old town, the permanent exhibition – comprising letters, commentaries and first editions – gives an insight into the life and work of the writers Thomas and Heinrich Mann. Also on display are photos and other contemporary documents, including Thomas Mann's certificate for winning the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1929. The centre regularly hosts special exhibitions focusing on the various members of the Mann family as well as other 20th century writers. Events held in original settings across the town really help bring the novels to life.
Hours: January - March: Tuesday - Sunday: 11am - 5pm. April - December: Tuesday - Sunday 10am - 5pm.
Admission: Adults 5 €, Concessions 2 €, Children under 6 years free.
Address: Mengstraße 4, 23552 Lübeck
Tags: Lübeck, Thomas and Heinrich Mann, Nobel Prize, Museum
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