Probably the city's most famous son, Ludwig van Beethoven, was born in Bonngasse in 1770. The house is now a museum and fascinates visitors from all over the world. The internationally renowned Beethoven Festival takes place every year in the autumn and fills the entire region with its concerts and programmes.
In Bonn there are a large number of major museums: The Museum Mile with its high-quality exhibitions attracts visitors from Germany and abroad. However, other fascinating Museums in the region also await your visit, such as the Arp Museum with the artists' railway station in Rolandseck.