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Villa Hügel

Villa Hügel
Villa Hügel, Essen

A classical chateau-type residence built from 1868 to 1872 according to plans by Alfred Krupp, comprised of the main residence, a guest house, and a 69 acre forest and park landscape. The main residence contains valuable gobelin collections, costly Italian cassette ceilings as well as the Krupp collection of paintings. First class international art exhibitions and concerts have turned Villa Hügel into a world class cultural centre. In the guest house, visitors can view the Krupp historical collection.

Hours: Main building and the permanent exhibitions in the annex: Tuesday - Sunday 10am - 6pm. Admission is 1 €, special exhibitions prices may apply. Hügelpark: daily from 8am - 8pm.

[ Source: http://www.essen.de/english ]

Related: http://www.villahuegel.de/
Address: Villa Hügel, 45133 Essen
Tags: Essen, Krupps, Villa, Art


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