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Museo e Fondazione Hermann Hesse

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Address: Montagnola, Montagnola, Switzerland
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Good stop for the Hesse fan

Our party of two was one Hesse fan and one non-fan. There was a movie dubbed in English and I think it was like 45 minutes long - that seemed a bit excessive. There were a lot... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2014
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Farmington, Connecticut
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  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Obviously a lot Hesse's personal belongings have vanished in the meantime; so the museum looked a bit generic. To see some of his letters/correspondences was nice though. I was surprised though, to see that the whole museum was in German and Italian; and only limited info in English. His son's paintings were nice. Honestly, expected a lot more from the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Our party of two was one Hesse fan and one non-fan. There was a movie dubbed in English and I think it was like 45 minutes long - that seemed a bit excessive. There were a lot of great photos and some nice memorabilia from his life, but mostly everything was in German. The fan said the movie and displays... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

This museum honors Hermann Hesse and the place where he lived. It is interesting to see how his philosophy is kept alife.

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Address: Montagnola, Montagnola, Switzerland
Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Ticino  >  Montagnola

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