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“Good stop for the Hesse fan”

Museum Hermann Hesse
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: The Hermann Hesse Museum was established in the rooms of the Torre Camuzzi, in Montagnola, Switzerland in 1997. This ancient tower is part of the picturesque Casa Camuzzi where Hermann Hesse lived between 1919 and 1931. From his apartment, he had a marvellous view overlooking the lake of Lugano.
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Farmington, Connecticut
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“Good stop for the Hesse fan”
Reviewed 27 June 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 were "not a comprehensive look at his life", so take that. We did do the walk, which was quite nice, but a bit hilly and not entirely shaded, so definitely bring water. We ate at the grotto stop.

Visited June 2014
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“An interesting Museum”
Reviewed 20 February 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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