Special museum

Simplicissimus-House - Renchen

Hauptstr. 59,  77871 Renchen

Germany‘s first museum dedicated to the history of literature reception, established in memory of Hans Jacob Christoph von Grimmelshausen, the former village mayor and poet of Renchen (1667-1676) was inaugurated on 2 Oct 1998.

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There is a significant collection with three floors of artistic interpretations and illustrations from the 20th Century exploring the  Baroque poet‘s literary creations, especially his novel „Simplicius Simplicissimus.“


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