Sightseeing Düsseldorf: Goethe Museum
The Goethe Museum is located in the Palace of Yagherhof. It was created on the basis of the largest private collection of objects, letters and personal belongings Goethe collected by Anton Kippenberg.
Anton Kippenberg – a famous leader and founder of the book publishing house "Inzel" – Dedicated the collection of the collection all his life, and for the right to place it, many cities of Germany fought her, however, preference was given to Düsseldorfa. The choice was not accidental. Life Goethe is closely connected with Düsseldorf, in which the classic spent many years of his life. Goethe was also a frequent guest of the Yakubi family who lived in the estate, located next door to the Palace of Yagherof and, according to the preserved manuscripts, was well acquainted with the castle and the fleet to him.
Today the collection has more than 50 thousand objects. This includes both valuable manuscripts, personal letters of the poet, books, notes, the first publications of books, and the exhibits, transmitting the spirit of the time in which he lived and worked. Goethe. In particular, the collection of coins, commemorative medals depicting statesmen, registered porcelain and a set of collection glasses from spa seats visited by the poet. Also in the museum extensive collection of paintings, captured the places in which the Goethe was, and it was in the form that the classic himself saw them.
Permanent exposure "Goethe and his time" Posted in 10 exhibition halls and is regularly complemented by temporary exhibitions. In addition, part of the exhibits is presented in the library, which includes more than 17 thousand books and 3000 volumes of Time Notes Goethe.