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Swiss House Museum
The Swiss House Museum
The Swiss House Museum was first mentioned in records from 1875, when its ownership was transferred from Paolo Scarpa into the hands of Count Victor Chorinsky, and it was described as an outbuilding. In 1884, it was the property of the Southern Railway and was expanded and known as the Schweizerhaus or Schwizerhütte with which sometimes accessories as ex Milchstube or ex latteria appeared, nevertheless Croatians called it the Swiss Chalet or the Swiss House. Throughout history, Paolo Scarpa and his wife Maria von Bruck possessed the cottage in which they prepared homemade dairy products, and after decorating, the cottage became a boardinghouse which housed the Musikzimmer, or the music room , in the 20th century. Nowadays, in the Swiss House you can see an exhibition of the history of Opatija.
Category: Museum Art Palace,
Angiolina Park, Opatija 51410
45.336184, 014.308725 (45°20’10.3″N, 014°18’31.4″E)
00385 (0)51 603 636
October – April: 10:00-18:00h
May – September: 10:00-22:00h
Adults: 15 HRK (2 EUR); Students: 7 HRK (1 EUR); Groups (10+): 10 HRK (1,30 EUR); Family ticket: 30 HRK (4 EUR); every first Sunday in month entrance free.
Ticket is also for Museum Villa Angolina.
GPS coordinates: 45.336184, 014.308725 (45°20’10.3″N, 014°18’31.4″E)
Address: Angiolina Park, Opatija 51410
The Swiss House Museum is located in Opatija in Angiolina Park (it is located 400m away from the most famous monument of “Girl with a Seagull”)
If you are driving with a car, show this translation to the taxi driver:
Molim Vas da me odvezete do Muzeja Švicarske kuće koja se nalazi u Opatiji u parku Angiolina (od najpoznatijeg spomenika “Djevojka s galebom” udaljena je oko 400m). Hvala!
You must also show to the taxi driver that he must turn on the taximeter:
Molim Vas uključite taksimetar. Hvala!
Please can you tell me how to find this sight:
Molim Vas da me uputite prema Muzeju Švicarske kuće koja se nalazi u Opatiji u parku Angiolina (od najpoznatijeg spomenika “Djevojka s galebom” udaljena je oko 400m). Hvala!
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