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Museums in St Moritz

You will find many enjoyable cultural activities during your holiday in St Moritz, particularly the following museums which are all well worth a visit.

Museums in St Moritz
Engadine Museum.

Every place has history and traces of the past, you can learn about St. Moritz by exploring the museums that are situated at Badstrasse. The Engadine Museum has an archaeological display of varied items, on display you can find many decorative items and various fabrics, costumes and textiles of the yesteryears and glimpses of past civilizations.

The museum includes ancient artifacts that have traces of the older Neolithic and the Bronze Age periods, so take delight in learning about how St. Moritz looked during that time, Richard Campbell is the founder of this beautiful historical Engadine Museum, he spent much of his time collecting various items such as Engadine furniture and artifacts and then decided to build a whole house in the Engadine style and thus his idea took shape in the birth of the Museum.

Tel: +41 (0) 81 833 43 33

Berry Museum.

The Berry Museum is another top rated attraction for tourists visiting St. Moritz, the museum is situated in the heart of the city, in the villa Arona, the museum was built as a mark of respect to doctor and painter Robert Berry. The museum is more a collection of the artist's masterpieces, his creations in the form of oil painting, sketches, pastels and drawings are on display and provides a deep insight into the life and work of this great artist.

The subjects of his various masterpieces are the mountain Alps and its picturesque surroundings, being his birthplace, he returned to St. Moritz only to colour this beautiful city in his own imagination and created world-class masterpieces that are well worth looking at. It is the Engadine valley that is the decisive setting of all his work, he has captured the natural beauty of the Alps in his own brush strokes, at the Berry Museum you get a chance to admire the many masterpieces that are on Display.

Url: www.berrymuseum.com
Tel: +41 (0) 81 833 30 18

Schweizer Olympia House.

St. Moritz is known for its several sports and leisure activities, and was host for the Winter Olympic Games in the year 1928 and 1948, the Olympia house in St. Moritz is an Olympic landmark including the Olympic flame and the National flags and has a collection of stones with names of the medalists from earlier Olympic games held.

St. Moritz already has it's name firmly placed in the history of Sports, the Olympic house in St. Moritz is worth visiting as it would take you back to Olympic history when the Olympic games took place in this picturesque city when this new Swiss Olympic House would be the best venue for sports amidst the splendid landscape beauty.

Tel: +41 (0) 81 837 33 33

Segantini Museum.

The Segantini Museum built in the year 1908 a tribute to the great artist Giovanni Segantini who was born in Italy but spent the some of his life in St. Moritz, he came back to St. Moritz and spent the last five years of his life. It was during this time that he created some wonderful masterpieces, his work had the influence of the Lombardian painting, his work exhibited his talent and reflected him as a great artist.

Most of his works are in display in the Museum, people from all around the world visit this museum to admire his beautiful work, the most important of his work is the large Alpine Triptych-"Life-Nature-Death" that is displayed in the museum.

URL: www.segantini-museum.ch
Tel: +41 (0) 81 833 44 54


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