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Address: Parkstr. 58, 09120 Chemnitz, Saxony, Germany
Phone Number: 03 71 - 5 33 10 88
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Tue 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thu 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

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A Must for Van de Velde Fans

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
Cathyc7
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Denver
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Denver
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 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 

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Dunkirk, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 256 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 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 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 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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