Händel-Haus / Information on the Corona Virus

The museum and the library of the Handel House are open

The Wilhelm-Friedemann-Bach-Haus remains closed for the time being. Since 24.11.2021, until further notice, visits to the Händel-Haus are only possible with a 2-G certificate (Vaccinated - Convalescent) in connection with a proof of identity. Please note: A brief closure of the museum for disinfection will take place between 1.30 and 2 pm. The 2-G rule (Vaccinated - Convalescent) and the wearing of a medical mask also apply to all events.


Handel – The European

Come to visit the award-winning exhibition „Handel – The European“ which covers more than 600m² of floor space over two storeys and depicts the life and work of the composer with the aid of historical exhibits.


Historical Musical Instruments

In an adjoining modern building accessible directly from the historic Handel House, the majority of the 750 historical musical instruments making up the collection are on display.


Guided tours

The smart way to visit Handel House. For groups large and small, from specialists to kindergarten tots. Please note the current 3G rules (Vaccinated - Tested - Recovered) for all guided tours.

The Handel House on Facebook

News about the Handel House and Handel Festival on Facebook.

“Tell your story! – 100 Years of the Handel Festival in Halle”

We wants to plan the centenary celebrations of the Handel Festival in Halle in 2022 together with you. We cordially invite you to share your personal Handel Festival memories with us.

100 Years Anniversary Festival

Experience a unique festival programme at authentic venues with top international performers such as William Christie, Vivica Genaux, Philippe Jaroussky, Valer Sabadus, Jordi Savall and many more. Programme book and advance ticket sales are expected to begin in February 2022.