The House Kurt Cobain Grew Up In Is Now Open For Nirvana Fans With A Special Exhibition
According to the recently published article of New York Posts’ Mary Jacob, Kurt Cobain’s childhood home is now a landmark and it will be available for private tours starting from the next year.
The late guitarist and lead vocalist Kurt Cobain was born on February 20, 1967, in Aberdeen, Washington, and he formed Nirvana at the age of 20. After releasing three studio albums with the band in four years, he committed suicide with a combination of champagne and Rohypnol in 1994.
He was found by his wife, Courtney Love, and rushed to the hospital. However, he was later released after which he committed suicide once again and killed himself with a shotgun upon writing a letter to his imaginary friend named Boddah.
Since he’s one of the most iconic figures of the music scene, every single detail about Kurt’s life draws people’s attention. In 2019, his famous green cardigan from Nirvana’s MTV Unplugged event was sold for $334.000 and now, people will have the chance to visit Cobain’s childhood home.
According to the recent article in the New York Post, the Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation approved Kurt’s childhood house as a historical landmark. The current owner of the house, Lee Bacon, stated that he plans to re-create the house to make it look like the days Cobain was living in it, and the house will become a public museum in 2022.
Lee Bacon shared his thoughts saying:
“Our goal is to make the house a tribute project to Kurt’s early life and career, with museum detail. The next chapter is how to make that happen.”
Kurt’s sister Kim Cobain reflected her feelings:
“I enjoy being involved and providing my input. I am very happy and supportive that Lee and Dani took this on three years ago.”
You can watch the vlog of the tour in Kurt’s childhood house below.