Quelle: Stadt Bingen
The Stefan-George-Museum is in the Stefan-George-Haus (house) in Bingen, which belongs to the town. It is called the “Haferkasten” and is a Tudor-style building built in 1689.
The Stefan-George exhibition shows
In seven glass cases with four themes an insight into the most important stages in the life of Stefan George (born on12 July 1868 in Bingen and died on 4 December 1933 in Minusio/Locarno).
In the museum there is not only George’s writing desk, a part of the library he left behind, for example books created by Melchior Lechter and editions translated from George’s work as well as some sculptures by Victor Frank, Heinrich Moshage, Ludwig Thormaelen, Urban Thiersch and Alexander Zschokke.
The exhibition is organised and cared for by the Stefan-George Society in co-operation with the Stefan-George Foundation, which owns most of the exhibits.
The Stefan-George Society in Bingen
is an open, international, scientific and literary association based in Bingen, in the Stefan-George-Haus. It arranges annual congresses, the annual book (the cost is a part of the contribution) appears every two years. It was first published in 1996 on behalf of the Stefan-George Society by Professor Dr. Wolfgang Braungart and Dr Ute Oelmann, in Stuttgart. It contains lectures, essays, small editions and articles about the famous author, his work, his circle of colleagues as well as contributions to literature at the turn of the century and the Weimar Republic, with references to George and his circle of friends.
Gisela Eidemüller, Geschäftsführerin
In den Rödern 46
Tel. 06151 592503
Stefan-George-Museum im Stefan-George-Haus
55411 Bingen am Rhein
Tel. 06721 991094 (only during opening hours)
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, 2pm to 5pm
For visiting the museum by arrangement please contact:
Tourist-Information, Tel. 06721 184-205
Dr. Siegfried Grimm, Tel. 06721 14342
The museum is closed on public holidays.