opening hours

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

| November to March:
Tue, Thu, Sat 2:00 p.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

April to October
Tue–Fri & Sun: 2:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Sat 11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

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

Special opening hours Christmas
Sat, 24.12. closed
Sun, 25.12. closed
Mon, 26.12. 2:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Tue, 27.12. 11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Wen, 28.12. 11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Thu, 29.12. 11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Fri, 30.12. 11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Sat, 31.12. closed
Sun, 1.1.  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.