Richard Strauss Institut

The Richard Strauss Institute (RSI) is open to anyone interested in the composer Richard Strauss (1864-1949) and has much to offer to music lovers as well as to music professionals.

The multimedia exhibition STRAUSS! MENSCH & MUSIK ENTDECKEN invites you on a journey through the life and musical work of this world-famous composer and conductor. Meet the creator of "Rosenkavalier" and “Also sprach Zarathustra” experience him in his manifold genius and personality. The institute's library and archive are open to anyone wishing to delve deeper into the subject of Richard Strauss. Music lovers, scholars and musicians from all over the world use the collections of this internationally renowned research institution.

The Richard Strauss Institute is housed in a villa built in 1893 by the Mannheim cigar manufacturer Ludwig Mayer-Doß and was opened on September 8, 1999, the 50th anniversary of the composer's death. The institute is sponsored by the Markt Garmisch-Partenkirchen and supported by the Bavarian State Ministry of Education, Science and the Arts.


Richard Strauss Institut Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Schnitzschulstraße 19
D-82467 Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Fon: +49 (0) 8821-910 5950

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Opening Hours:
Monday - Friday | 10 - 16 Uhr | closed on public holidays

ZugspitzCard & ZugspitzCard Gold

Point of Sales Buy online