Hilla's reading shed / Ulla Hahn house



Those interested in literature immerse themselves in the world of words in Hilla's reading shed.

In the garden of the Ulla-Hahn-Haus in Monheim am Rhein, the writer of the same name discovered her love of language as a child and found a retreat for writing in the old shed behind the house. The replica of this reading shed is now a multimedia experience where visitors can experience in a small space how the Monheim writer Ulla Hahn discovered the big world of literature as "Kenk von nem Prolete" from the confines of her parents' house.

The Mon Chronicle location, which opened in 2019, was developed in conceptual consultation with Ulla Hahn and invites you to discover and listen.

Good to know

Opening hours


  • Bad weather offer

  • for any weather

  • for groups

  • for families

foreign languages


Payment options

Eintritt frei


Barrier-free accessible for people with walking disabilities or wheelchairs
Individual exhibits specially adapted for people with visual impairments

Hygiene and infection control measures

The current hygiene and infection protection measures of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia apply.

Arrival & Parking

Coming from the north/south on the A59, take exit 25-Monheim and continue west on Opladener Str. Turn right onto Rathausplatz, turn left onto Alte Schulstrasse, turn left onto Krummstrasse and turn left onto Neustrasse. The Ulla-Hahn-Haus is on the left. Hilla's reading shed is in the back garden.


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Hilla's reading shed / Ulla Hahn house

Neustrasse 2-4
40789 Monheim am Rhein

0049 2173 276 444


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