In its nine exhibition rooms and large garden, the Hans Fallada Museum offers insights into the life of the storyteller who lived in the house from 1933 to 1944. Guided tours, readings, lectures and literary walks take place throughout the year. Audio tours, listening stations and films on Fallada's life complete the offer.
Few people will know him by his birth name of Rudolf Ditzen, one of the most famous storytellers of the 20th century: Hans Fallada. Among other things, his novel "Little Man, What Now?" helped the Greifswald-born writer to become a global success.
Today's Hans Fallada Museum was the place where the storyteller lived from 1933 to 1944. In 1977, the writer's study was opened to the public. In 1983, on the 90th birthday of the narrator, the association was founded, which, as there were no private associations allowed in the GDR, called itself "Friends of Hans Fallada". On the initiative of members of the circle of friends, the Hans Fallada Society was founded in 1991. After the city of Feldberg was able to purchase the house with the support of the Ministry of Culture of the state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, the Hans Fallada Society began museum operations in 1995.
Between 1996 and 2002, the entire property was restored under monument preservation aspects and approximated to its 1938 condition. In 2006 and 2007, the exhibition space was significantly expanded in the course of a second expansion phase.Guided tours, literary walks, lectures and readings are offered in the museum throughout the year. In addition, the house has a modern audio tour system. Above the barn hall, the Hans Fallada Archive, operated by the Neubrandenburg Literature Center, offers excellent working conditions. Since 2002, the Hans-Fallada-Museum Carwitz has been certified by the German government as a "Cultural Memory Site of National Importance."
April-October 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Nov.-March 1-4 p.m.; closed Monday; admission: €5.00/€4.00; Museum closed Dec. 24-31.