The German Language Trail

Schleiz

Bahnhofstr. 1 07907, Schleiz
Municipality: (03663) 4804-0
Tourist Information: (03663) 428735
Museum in the Rutheneum: (03663) 4804-134
Public library: (03663) 403504
Municipality: info@schleiz.de
Tourist Information: tourist-info@schleiz.de
Museum in the Rutheneum: info@rutheneum.de
Public library: bibliothek@schleiz.de

The Rutheneum - birth place of the DUDEN. Konrad Duden compiled his first spelling rules in Schleiz. The museum inside the house showcases Konrad Duden’s work and the history of the book that he created, the Complete Orthographic Dictionary of the German Language (Das Vollständige Orthographische Wörterbuch der Deutschen Sprache).