cultural centre


Bilker Straße 12-14, 40213 Düsseldorf

The poet Heinrich Heine is one of the most famous sons of Düsseldorf. In 1797 he was born in a house on the Bolkerstrasse and spoke highly about his home during all his life.

The Heinrich Heine Institute, which is dedicated to writers, is located in the historic patrician houses of Bilker Strasse 12-14 and is an important centre for literary and cultural mediation with its archive, library, museum and numerous events. The only Heinrich Heine Museum in the world exhibits manuscripts, first editions and letters, contemporary portraits and Heine's death mask. The institute also houses the Rhine literature archive and the Robert Schumann Collection.

Adults 4 €
Reduced 2 €
Children up to 18 years free entry

Happy Hour: free entry from 4pm.

Sunday: free entry.


Bilker Straße 12-14
40213 Düsseldorf

Phone +49 0211 8992 902
Fax +49 0211 8929 044