Smallest House Wernigerode

The "smallest house" in Wernigerode can be found nestled among other half-timbered houses in Koch Street. It was built in the middle of the 18th century in the baroque style. The house's measurements are, from the ground to the gutter 4.20 metres, width 2.95 metres and it has a 1.70 metre high door.

It's only room is a living space of less than 10 m². The Postal worker Mr. Nettelmann and his wife with their many children lived in the building during the 1920s. You can get a good idea of how they used to live from the displays at the museum within the house itself.

Opening Times:
January: Saturday and Sunday 10am - 4pm
February: Daily 10am - 4pm
March & April: Tuesday - Sunday 10am - 4pm
May to December: Daily 10am - 4pm

Adults: 1.00 €

Guided Tours:
There are always informed people at the "Smallest House Museum" ready and willing to answer your questions.

The 'smallest house' provides an unusual photo backdrop for your holiday photos, as well as giving you an excellent appreciation of what it would have been like to live in such a small house as a member of a large family.

The 'smallest house' is not wheelchair friendly. Inside the house there is a narrow and steep staircase to the 1st floor.


Kleinste Haus Wernigerode
Kochstraße 43
38855 Wernigerode
Tel. 03943 - 606016

For more information please contact
the Harz Museum
Tel. 03943 - 654454
Fax 03943 - 654497