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Address: Parkstr. 58, 09119 Chemnitz, Saxony, Germany
Phone Number:
+49 371 5331088
08:00 - 14:00
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Tue 08:00 - 17:00
Wed 08:00 - 16:00
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Fri 08:00 - 14:00

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Very surprising stuff in Chemnitz!

I just loved the Villa Esche! We came along with a friend and felt very welcome - though no guided tours were on plan, two nice ladies were ready to tell us about the history, the... read more

Reviewed 28 November 2016
Prague, Czech Republic
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Prague, Czech Republic
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 28 November 2016

I just loved the Villa Esche! We came along with a friend and felt very welcome - though no guided tours were on plan, two nice ladies were ready to tell us about the history, the character and the rooms of the villa. The villa itself is a very charming example of Henry van de Velde's work on German territory... More 

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Reviewed 30 August 2015

The Museum is fascinating as it mostly contains things created for Villa Esche. Make sure you come at the time the Museum is open, which can be different from the time the Villa is open. The guide is all in German, but if you know Van de Velde, it is still worth it. We had a German speaker with us,... More 

Thank Cathyc7
Dunkirk, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 267 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 May 2013

Entering this mansion gave me immediately a Citizen Kane Xanadu feeling. The rooms are so large, everything is simply a bit out of proportion. But why complain if the master is not in search of a pleasant and cosy place, but just wants to impress his friends and visitors. Anyhow, he was clever enough to give the project in the... More 

Thank Veleiro
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Reviewed 30 December 2010

Money money money money... oh, Chemnitz was rich. I don't know why. Nothing so simple as mining silver and coining it, although the Ore Mountains are a hop and a skip away. Water power? Coal -- lignite, but it burns well enough -- in the neighbourhood? With the Esche family, the guide told us, it was industrial espionage: Great-grandpa strolled... More 

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