• Art & Culture

Castiglioni Museum

Un affascinante viaggio tra archeologia e etnologia, tra deserto e savana, tra mito e realtà

Where
Villa Toeplitz
Via Giambattista Vico, Varese
Contacts
+ 39 334 9687111
Official site

Villa Toeplitz stands imposingly on a hill to the east of Sant'Ambrogio, an area of Varese at the foot of Sacro Monte. The villa is currently home to one of the decentralised branches of the University of Insubria. The park covers about four hectares (nearly ten acres) and has a distinctive design of paths adorned with numerous varieties of exotic species and eye-catching water features. The oriental style of the ponds and fountains is attributed to the tastes of Edvige Mrozowska, who often visited the Far East during her many trips overseas and had fallen in love with the style. The grounds offer different species of conifer trees, most of which are ornamental, and chestnut, birch and ash trees thrive on the hill. There are many buildings throughout the park, such as the greenhouses, stables, chapel, bowling green, clay tennis court, viewing point, swimming pool and, of course, the villa itself.

INFO 

ADDRESS: Via Giambattista Vico – Varese // Bus: C - Z

OPENING HOURS: spring/summer: 8 am - 8 pm  //  fall/winter: 8 am - 6 pm

Museo Castiglioni: from Thursday to Sunday: 10 am - 1 pm and 2 pm - 6 pm

TICKETS: Adults € 7  //  Reduced price ticket (Children from 5 to 10 yo): € 4

 Dog of all sizes allowed in leasch in compliance with the hygiene and public safety rules*

*Information by the Local Municipality. For any other question please check the guidelines from the Municipality

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Opening hours

Verificare gli orari direttaemnte sul sito https://museocastiglioni.it/

ORARI DI APERTURA: Apertura primavera/estate: 8.00 - 20.00  //  Apertura autunno/inverno: 8.00 - 18.00

Orari Museo Castiglioni: da giovedì a domenica dalle 10.00 alle 13.00 e dalle 14.00 alle 18.00


Other links

Sito del Comune di Varese
Take me here: Castiglioni Museum

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