Melanchthonhaus (Wittenberg)

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The Melanchthonhaus
The Melanchthonhaus on a German stamp
Not to be confused with the Melanchthonhaus (Bretten).

The Melanchthonhaus is a townhouse in the German town of Lutherstadt Wittenberg. It is a Renaissance building with late Gothic arched windows and the broad-tiered gables. It includes the study of the Protestant Reformer Philipp Melanchthon, who lived there with his family. In 1954 the house became a museum on Melanchthon's life and work displaying paintings, prints and manuscripts by him and his contemporaries. It became a World Heritage Site in 1996.

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Coordinates: 51°51′53″N 12°39′03″E / 51.86472°N 12.65083°E / 51.86472; 12.65083