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English guided tour


Theodor Storm was well known outside of his native Schleswig-Holstein. Now you can get to know him as well!

Experience his life and work in this all new, all English guided tour through the Storm-House in Husum. Including English translations of his most famous texts and tales from his life, not to be found anywhere else.

A tour through Storms hometown of Husum can be booked additionally, if desired. This tour takes you through the “grey town beside the sea”, along many Storm-related landmarks.

The museum tour last around an hour.

Prices: ¤ 3,50 per person (plus entrance fee), at least ¤ 35, ¤ 50 at maximum

Booking via Phone or E-mail


Please note the current rules in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic:

Hygiene and safety

The Town beside the Sea


The sea is grey, the shore is grey,
And lonely lies the town;
The sea-mist never rolls away;
The sea-waves only, night and day,
Are heard around the town.

No rustling forest stands a-nigh;
You hear no spring birds call;
On autumn nights the harsh, wild cry
Of wild swans only, flying by;
The grass waves rank and tall.

My feet are set in far-off ways,
My heart still clings to thee!
The memory sweet of boyhood’s days
For ever round thee smiling plays,
O grey town by the sea!


Theodor Storm, 1852
Translation by Helena C. Frank, 1911