The Heine Haus has been a heritage protected building since 1962 and a branch of the Altonaer Museum since 1 January 2001. The “Heine Haus” e.V. Society takes care of the ongoing structural maintenance of this historic building. Special exhibitions are put on in the Heine Haus at various times and the “Heine Haus” e.V. Society also organises a comprehensive series of lectures, for example, on Jewish, literary and topographical topics.