Central Germany

Walter Gropius' house is the most recently reconstructed of the Masters' Houses, opened to the public in 2014. It contains the ticket office for the remaining three Meisterhäuser, and is also used for special events.

The ticket price grants entry into all four of the Meisterhäuser buildings.

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1. Meisterhäuser

You’ll find the four surviving Meisterhäuser – Gropiushaus, Haus Feininger, Haus Muche/Schlemmer and Haus Kandinsky/Klee – on leafy Ebertallee, a 15…

2. Kurt Weill Zentrum in Haus Feininger

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Haus Feininger, former home of artist Lyonel Feininger, now pays homage to Dessau-born Kurt Weill, who later became playwright Bertolt Brecht’s musical…

3. Haus Muche/Schlemmer

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Haus Muche/Schlemmer makes it apparent that the room proportions used by Bauhaus architects, and some of their design experiments, such as low balcony…

4. Haus Kandinsky/Klee

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Closed for renovation in 2018, Haus Kandinsky/Klee is scheduled to reopen in 2019 and is most notable for the varying pastel shades in which Wassily…

5. Bauhausgebäude

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6. Schloss & Park Georgium

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7. Technikmuseum Hugo Junkers


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8. Schloss & Park Grosskühnau

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