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Segantini Museum

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Address: Via Somplaz 30, St. Moritz 7500, Switzerland
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+41 81 833 44 54

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A bijou museum dedicated to the painter Segantini. There's only a few dozen paintings on view, but it's a well-curated selection. The only down-side is that they're not super... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2017
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

A bijou museum dedicated to the painter Segantini. There's only a few dozen paintings on view, but it's a well-curated selection. The only down-side is that they're not super kid-friendly. You can't bring a pram into the galleries which means I had to lug my 10-kg baby in my arms. He gets a bit heavy after a few minutes (and... More 

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Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

This collection isn't large but it is for sure worth the 10 minute walk from town . This small collection of impressionist art was absolutely spectacular . Frankly it was a nice break from being in town .

Thank Michael A
Rishon Lezion, Israel
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Reviewed 30 July 2016

Segantini Museum resides in a medieval tower and it's out of the way from other attractions but still it's an interesting place to visit if you're into classical art. The museum is quite small with its highlight being a huge Life, Nature and Death triptych. You'll certainly remember it. Unfortunately they don't accept Swiss Museum Pass.

Thank N K
Santa Monica, California
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Reviewed 8 June 2016

It is a small museum with just two exhibition rooms, but the paintings by Segantini embody the atmosphere of the Engadin for me. His use of color to show light and emotions is amazing. Shop has a nice selection of posters and cards. Recommend highly.

Thank Joan W
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 May 2016

Im not a very artsy person. But the architecture of this museum is unbelievably beautiful. Worth a visit if you like to take photo with beautiful building. Parking is quite large. Can be reach by foot from St. Moritz center (not a flat terrain). The art work is great according to my artsy friend.

Thank Malvin H
Oxford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 March 2016

It is worth finding out about Segantini before visiting the Museum. A heart breaking tale, stateless man, who died young, but had his work exhibited all over Europe, and was granted Swiss nationality after his death in 1899! The Museum was built in 1908 as a memorial to him. Large allegorical canvasses with luminous Symbolism contect, as well as fine... More 

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Reviewed 17 March 2016

the museum is the collection of a great amount of pieces and swiss history. the agriculture section is great.and educative. the place is worth spending time in and also taking the kids. the cafes around are great to spend time and also a great place for pictures for the family of friends.

Thank Rissala
St. Moritz, Switzerland
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Reviewed 15 March 2016

excellent museum outside town, possibilities parking. great collection of Segantinis work. Very good souvenir shop

Thank eg0123
San Diego, California
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Reviewed 7 March 2016

Segantini painted regional scenes in the Engladin, some with a Christian theme and some secular. This museum presents his work in its regional context. The audio guide is well worth it. Allow about 1.5 to 2 hours.

Thank SanDiegoGayGuy
Zurich, Switzerland
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Reviewed 26 December 2015 via mobile

Nice little collection of approximately 30 paintings. The balcony in front of the entrance offers one of the nicest views in St. Moritz. Museum is about 10min walk from St. Moritz center. 10 CHF entrance fee seems a little expensive.

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