Set in an elegant patrician residence in Lübeck's old quarter, the Willy Brandt House is an educational centre, museum and memorial dedicated to the German Chancellor and Nobel Peace Prize winner Willy Brandt
It was opened on the 94th anniversary of the birth of Lübeck's famous son. The exhibition, entitled 'Willy Brandt - A life of politics in the 20th century', uses exciting installations and multimedia elements to chart his career from the Weimar Republic through to reunification. Along the way it paints a clear and vivid picture of his ideas, which remain influential to this day. In addition to Brandt's biography, the exhibition focuses on the themes of democracy, human rights and freedom.