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Wahnfried House Richard Wagner Museum Bayreuth

Wahnfried House Richard Wagner Museum Bayreuth
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last update on May 22, 2024
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The Wahnfried House - formerly Richard Wagner's residence - houses a permanent exhibition on the life and work of the great music dramatist and on the history of the Bayreuth Festival. After a three-year construction period, the Richard Wagner Museum presents itself completely new with an extension and three permanent exhibitions.

The three focal points of the exhibitions are:

  • In the Wahnfried House: Life, Work and Work of Richard Wagner
  • In the Siegfried Wagner House: History of Ideology
  • In the new building: Performance history of the Bayreuth Festival

Historical Information

On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the Bayreuth Festival, Haus Wahnfried, which is located at the edge of the Hofgarten, was opened in 1976 as the Richard Wagner Museum and National Archive.

How to get there

The journey is recommended by public transport.

By bus

Lines 302 and 307, stop "Haus Wahnfried

By car:

Parking spaces in P6 (Stadthalle/Am Geißmarkt multi-storey car park) and P7 (Badstrasse multi-storey car park)


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Haus Wahnfried - Richard-Wagner Museum
Richard-Wagner-Straße 48
Phone+49 (0)921 - 757 28 - 0
Fax+49 (0)921 - 757 28 - 22
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