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Friedrich-Ebert-Haus (Friedrich Ebert Foundation Memorial House)

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  • Heidelberg

Friedrich Ebert was the first democratic head of state in German history.

The "Reich President Friedrich Ebert Memorial Foundation," established by federal law in 1986, has the task of "preserving the memory of the work of the first German Reich President Friedrich Ebert and contributing to the understanding of German history of his time."

Discover and experience history

The museum as a place to experience: the Friedrich Ebert House in Heidelberg's Old Town, with around 60,000 visitors a year, traces the path of the Social Democrat Friedrich Ebert to the highest office of state with the exhibition "From Workers' Leader to Reich President - Friedrich Ebert (1871-1925)" and presents the moving German history from the Empire to the Weimar Republic founded in 1918/19 from a biographical perspective. Come along on the journey through time, and experience German history with its upheavals and crises at the authentic location.

Special exhibitions and numerous events in conjunction with a wide range of museum educational programs invite you to further explore the history of German democracy. Equipped with a library and archives, the Friedrich Ebert House is also a place for research on Friedrich Ebert in his time.

Free guided tours for groups through the permanent exhibition by appointment. Audio guide in German, English, French, Spanish and Italian.

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Stiftung Reichspräsident-Friedrich-Ebert-Gedenkstätte
Pfaffengasse 18
69117 Heidelberg

Phone: +49 6221 91070
Website: www.ebert-gedenkstaette.de

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