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Villa Huegel

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Address: | Essen-Bredeney, 45133 Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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+49 201 616290
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Tue - Sun 10:00 - 18:00

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Super nice location impressive

Hi a must do, unreal what one family left in history! This estate is wonderfull the garden is very beautifull and the building and exposition shows how all developed

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 January 2017
Saval t
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Papendrecht, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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Dusseldorf, Germany
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127 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The power and influence of the Krupps Empire is well represented here. Not only the engineering and production side, but also the dark side of the family's involvement in Second World War slave labour. A beautiful setting which saw visits from world leaders and royalty.

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Thank Michael L
Papendrecht, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Hi a must do, unreal what one family left in history! This estate is wonderfull the garden is very beautifull and the building and exposition shows how all developed

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Thank Saval t
Toronto
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57 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

I would have rated this attraction 5 stars if it had English tours and English captions in the museum. As such, I only knew something about it from reading a book on the Krupp family of Essen by William Manchester called, 'The Arms of Krupp'. I suggested to the museum admin that their museum would be so much more interesting... More 

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Thank coolcatToronto
London, United Kingdom
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112 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

The setting is magnificent, the surrounding parkland impressive and the Villa built on a monumental scale, but once you get inside, it's all rather unsatisfactory. The main villa is very sombre with dark wood panelling everywhere and an almost total lack of information on the sparsely furnished rooms - or even their use. There's no guide or even floor plan... More 

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Thank David E
Telford, United Kingdom
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127 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

Visited here in the summer. Very interesting and well maintained. Lots of artefact's and photographs to look at. To be honest would be better if you could have a tour guide who spoke English! Had to pretty much work it out ourselves. The family history was interesting and the house had some interesting guests during it's time form Hitler to... More 

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Thank Shar0n1961
Essen, Germany
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

I took a friend from Bavaria there when I showed him the city and its surroundings. The Villa makes you feel like the Krupp's had just moved out. You can feel the history that surrounds you everywhere - literally. Take yourself sometime to see the exhibiton as well as the park that offers views of the Baldeneysee.

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Thank Nils D
Waasmunster, Belgium
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91 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

This was a huge home from the Krupp family. We had a guide. She spoke Dutch very good and was very informative.

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Thank GeDa_12
Monument, Colorado
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

From the outside, it doesn't look like much, compared to all of the fantastic old buildings in Germany. But, inside, the walls and floors and ceilings were amazing. The furniture was beautiful. The history behind the Krupp family was also interesting.

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Thank Cynthia F
Bubenreuth, Germany
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78 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

I visited this place with a friend. At first we took a stroll through the extensive park, which is quite hilly. Unfortunately there is no map available, which turned out not to be too much of a miss, as there are no particular spots to explore. Next we went into the buildings. The larger main building has several rooms to... More 

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Rijeka
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16 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

It was a rainy day during my visit but still it was amazing... beautiful nature surrounds this villa.. inside villa you can find antique furniture and experience a bit of last century ...

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