Buddenbrookhaus: Stories from the collection

A cooperation project of the Buddenbrookhaus
and the IMIS of the University of Lübeck

Discover stories from the Buddenbrookhaus collection!
Things tell stories - if you look closely ...

Go on a journey of discovery in our Buddenbrooks Infocenter and Museum Shop at the Markt. What do the objects from our archive tell you about the Mann family and their literary works? We will tell you big and small stories from the Buddenbrookhaus collection. With your smartphone and the Infogrid app as well as an InteractiveWall, you can discover exciting and curious facts about the most famous family in literary history. You can take part in the latest research and get to the bottom of the biographies of the Manns through letters and personal objects. You will get to know Thomas Mann and his children Erika, Klaus, Golo, Monika, Elisabeth and Michael in virtual picture panoramas as well as Heinrich Mann with his daughter Leonie. The digital presentation of the Buddenbrookhaus collection is technically a novelty. Here, the Institute for Multimedia and Interactive Systems at the University of Lübeck (IMIS) is testing new museum and learning software. Your feedback counts for the further development!


Buddenbrooks am Markt is located in the heart of the Hanseatic City of Lübeck, directly between St. Mary's Church and the City Hall. The Infocenter offers the possibility to inform yourself about the plans for the renovation of the Buddenbrookhaus with the help of a large touch screen. You will also find a large selection of exclusive souvenirs, postcards and small gifts related to the Lübeck of the Buddenbrooks. And of course we have a large selection of books by and about the Manns ready for you! At the same time, the shop serves as a meeting point for group tours and city walks. Tickets for these can be purchased directly in the shop.
In addition, you will now find our stories from the collection in the outdoor space and in the "laboratory room". Come by and try it out!

Infocenter and Museum Shop
Markt 15, 23552 Lübeck
T.: 0451 122 4190

Opening hours:
Mon.-Sat. 11.00 - 18.00 h