Villa Heleneum

Along the lake, a Neo-Classical style villa houses the museum of non-European cultures. The ground floor is devoted to Oceania and Southeast Asia. The first floor covers New Guinea in detail and the 2nd floor covers subjects such as power, fertility and death.

Useful information

Adresse : 

Via Cortivo 24-28

Phone:

+41 58 866 69 60

Price:

12 Fr. (children 8 Fr.)

Opening hours

10am-6pm - closed Mon, 25-26 Dec; at the completion of construction works, the collections of Villa Helenum should be transferred to Villa Malpensata

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