Former Grand Ducal Saxon School of Arts and Crafts

Tillmann Franzen, © VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2018

  • year of construction / construction time 1904 — 1911
  • architect Henry van de Velde

  • year of construction / construction time 1997 — 1999
  • architect Thomas van den Valentyn, Harms & Partner

  • year of construction / construction time 2007 — 2010

building typology

Also known as: Bauhaus University Weimar, Henry-van-de-Velde-Building

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  • UNESCO world heritage site

Contact and opening hours


Bauhaus-Universität Weimar
Geschwister-Scholl-Straße 8
99423 Weimar

Opening hours

  • Weekday : Uhr
  • Weekend : Uhr

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Directions by local public transport:

Nächstgelegener Bahnhof der Deutschen Bahn: Hauptbahnhof Weimar; Nächstgelegene Haltestelle ÖPNV (Bus, Straßenbahn o.ä.) Bus, Linie 1, Marienstraße, Halt: Bauhaus-Universität Weimar

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Tillmann Franzen, © VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2018
Tillmann Franzen, © VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2018

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Weimar, Erfurt, Jena, Gera, Dessau-Roßlau, Magdeburg, Elbingerode, Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Berlin, Potsdam, Caputh und Bernau

Experience the beginnings of the Bauhaus in Weimar and admire its outstanding legacy, which spreads from Dessau-Roßlau to the striking residential buildings in Berlin.

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Tillmann Franzen, © Stiftung Bauhaus Dessau