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Address: Via Maistra, Pontresina, Switzerland
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Interesting local history museum

Built in an restored homestead, this museum features restored rooms with historic furniture, fixtures and appliances - stoves, etc., - from the last 2 centuries. You can learn a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 October 2016
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New York, NY
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New York, NY
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Built in an restored homestead, this museum features restored rooms with historic furniture, fixtures and appliances - stoves, etc., - from the last 2 centuries. You can learn a lot about the way the locals lived in this part of Switzerland.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

It was great to visit this lovely old swiss house. It contains a random collection of objects which I enjoyed seeing. Rocks, retro ski clothing, taxidermy. The staff were mega friendly. I am really happy i visited.

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Lugano, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016

We went there with our 2 little newborn, so with a stroller. To enter the building no way to use enter easily with stroller. The exposition is really interesting and nice, and I strongly suggest everyone to visist it! Lot of mountain minerals exposes, and lot of swiss skiing story (Jugend Ski Lager during and after WW2). On the upper... More 

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Afula, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2015

You will get a glimpse at old kitchen utensils, bedware, clothing and other domestic articles. You will learn about the history of Swiss skiing and tourist culture. There is a wonderful butterfly and semi-precious gem collection. There is also a wonderful little library with tour books and guest registers of historical value. The volunteers running this museum were quite helpful.... More 

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2014

Great little museum, but is only open weekdays between 4 and 6. Didn't have much of an english translation which I would have really loved to understand more, but the displays were certainly well organised and easy to understand. Great mountaineering section, but the rocks and minerals blows everything else away

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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2013

This small museum consists of an old well kept Engadiner house with original fittings, furniture and other artefacts. Kitchen, sleeping quarters, store rooms etcetera. But in some of the larger rooms, there are a few exhibitions on local topics, history of alpinism and tourism in in the area, geology, hunting, local wildlife etc, with some artefacts related to that. The... More 

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2012

Watch out for the limited opening times. Do go if you have a chance - the room settings from the past are really interesting and the history of the valley and the railway are well set out.

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London
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2012

We dropped into this local museum one evening on the way back to the hotel from a hike up Alp Languard and found it an utterly charming museum, full of fascinating artefacts and information. A real treat!

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