Buddenbrook House


The baroque façade conceals what is probably one of the most unusual literary museums in the world.

Buddenbrook House constructed in 1758, is dedicated to the two authors Heinrich and Thomas Mann and the “Buddenbrooks”. The two permanent exhibitions, "The Buddenbrooks - a novel for the ages” and “The Manns - a family of novelists” bring to life a piece of Nobel prize-winning world literature.

Note: Due to extensive renovations, the museum will be closed from the end of December 2019 until September 2023. During this time, the temporary exhibition, The Mann Brothers, will be on display at the Behnhaus-Drägerhaus Museum.

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Buddenbrook House

Mengstraße 4

23552 Lübeck


Phone: 0451 1224190

Fax: 04 51/1 22-41 40


Website: www.buddenbrookhaus.de

General information

Das Museum ist aufgrund umfangreicher Renovierungs- und Erweiterungsarbeiten bis voraussichtlich September 2023 geschlossen.

Die Bushaltestelle Fleischhauerstraße liegt ca. 250 m vom Museum entfernt und kann mit den Linien 4, 10, 11 21, 31, 32 und 39 erreicht werden.

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