Clarion Collection Hotel Frankfurt City
Phone: (49) 69 96869890
Fax: (49) 69 9686989797
Mo to Sa from 10:00 AM to 06:00 PM,Su from 10:00 AM to 05:30 PMThe house where Goethe was born on August 28, 1749, is a fine example of how the well-to-do lived in the late Baroque era. In 1733 Goethe's family acquired two neighboring half-timbered houses in Großen Hirschgraben. The family sold the property in 1795, by which time Goethe himself had already moved to Weimar. It is also worth taking a trip to the adjoining Goethe Museum, which was recently renovated and contains both a library and a bookshop. The house itself is a reconstruction of the original which was destroyed during World War II.