Opening of Michael-Ende-Museum in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Michael-Ende-Fans and Visitors of Garmisch-Partenkirchen have a new attraction to enjoy: On 1 September 2007 a permanent exhibition dedicated to Michael Ende will be opened. In the Kurhaus in Garmisch visitors can immerse themselves into the world of the popular writer daily between 10am and 6pm. The entrance fee is 3 Euro for adults (2.50 Euro during the cultural summer programme “KULTurSOMMER”) and 1 Euro for children up to the age of 18. After all, Michael Ende was born in Garmisch-Partenkirchen on 12 November 1929.

The exhibition delves into Michael Ende’s life and his great success. Among other things, puppets of the Augsburger Puppenkiste will be shown, which became famous with their adaptation of Jim Button. In the puppet theatre or in the reading and media room little visitors can immerse in the world of Michael Ende. And on 6 September Der satanarchäolügenialkohöllische Wunschpunsch (The Night of Wishes) will have its premiere.

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Richard-Strauss-Platz 2
82467 Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Tel.: (0 88 21) 180 700
Fax: (0 88 21) 180 755