On June 01, 2024, Haus Schulenburg is closed due to a wedding ceremony.
only open from 15:00.

Architecture and art of early European modernism.

German Prize for Monument Protection 2019.

EuropaNostra - European Heritage Award 2024

Henry van de Velde Museum

Haus Schulenburg houses a museum with a globally important collection of van de Velde’s book designs. In addition to the original furniture, which has been published several times in specialist literature, architectural designs, fabric samples and publications by the artist are also on display.

Reconstruction in line with the work

Haus Schulenburg stood empty from 1990 to 1997 and was left to decay. Now the entire ensemble shines in its original splendor. Haus Schulenburg is a magnet for anyone interested in architecture.

A family project

How does a single person come to take on such an extensive and difficult project as the rescue and restoration of Haus Schulenburg, a Gesamtkunstwerk by Henry van de Velde?

Cultural highlights

Find out more about our event program. Visit interesting and entertaining events in the unique atmosphere of Haus Schulenburg in Gera.

110 years of Haus Schulenburg

In 1913/14, the Belgian universal artist and Bauhaus pioneer Henry van de Velde built the country house for the Gera textile manufacturer Paul Schulenburg.


If you are interested, you can rent the rooms of Haus Schulenburg, the event cellar and our cafeteria for your private or company celebrations and anniversaries. By the way: Since 2009, civil weddings have also been possible at Haus Schulenburg in Gera.