Martin Luther's Birth House

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Martin Luther's Birth House
UNESCO World Heritage Site
Luther Memorialgebäude.jpg
Official nameLuther's birthplace
LocationEisleben, Mansfeld-Südharz, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
Part ofLuther Memorials in Eisleben and Wittenberg
CriteriaCultural: (iv)(vi)
Reference783-001
Inscription1996 (20th Session)
Area0.08 ha (8,600 sq ft)
Buffer zone0.56 ha (60,000 sq ft)
Coordinates51°31′36.90″N 11°33′1.20″E / 51.5269167°N 11.5503333°E / 51.5269167; 11.5503333Coordinates: 51°31′36.90″N 11°33′1.20″E / 51.5269167°N 11.5503333°E / 51.5269167; 11.5503333
Martin Luther's Birth House is located in Saxony-Anhalt
Martin Luther's Birth House
Location of Martin Luther's Birth House in Saxony-Anhalt
Martin Luther's Birth House is located in Germany
Martin Luther's Birth House
Martin Luther's Birth House (Germany)

Martin Luther's Birth House (German: Martin Luthers Geburtshaus) is a museum in Eisleben, Germany. The actual house in which Luther was born no longer exists, it having been burnt completely to the ground in 1689.

The court of Luthers Birth House

The German religious reformer Martin Luther was born there in 1483.[1] Opened to the public in 1693, it is a World Heritage Site. In 2005-2007 an expansion was added for visitors (project: Springer Architekten, Berlin); the ensemble has since received five architectural awards.[2]

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