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