opening hours

18th March  31st October
Tue – Fri & Sun: 2:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. | Sat 11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

| 18th March – 31st October:
Tue – Fri & Sun: 2:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. | Sat 11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

The Storm House

The Storm House, located in Wasserreihe 31, is the house the poet lived in from 1866 to 1880. It is an old merchant’s house with 14 rooms. It was constructed in 1730. The staircase, the corridors, ceilings and doors date back to the era of Storm.


  • Courtyard and garden
  • Staircase in the style of an old Husum town house
  • Desk with owls by Emil Nolde; also where Storm completed the Dykemaster
  • Poet’s living room (including the original piano and Biedermeier sofa)
  • Bailiff’s office
  • Study in which Storm wrote the poems Über die Heide and Geh nicht hinein among others, 20 novellas, including Pole Poppenspäler, Aquis submersus and Carsten Curator
  • Permanent exhibition “Theodor Storm: Life and Work 1817–1888”
  • Permanent exhibition “The Dykemaster”

Opening hours

18th March to  31st October
Tue–Fri & Sun: 2:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. | Sat 11:00 a.m.– 5:00 p.m.

Fri, 8th & Sat, 9th April: 11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Sun, 9th & Mon, 10th April 2:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.

November 2023 to March 2024
Tue, Thu, Sat: 2:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.

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Entrance fees

Adults: € 5 | Groups of ten and more: € 3 per person
Children, pupils & students: € 3
Family: € 12 (two adults and children under 18)

Members of the Storm Society have free entry.