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Arenenberg Napoleonmuseum

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Arenenberg Napoleonmuseum Review

In the village of Salenstein, the Arenenberg Napoleonmuseum is housed in a magnificent villa given to the municipality by Empress Eugnie of France in homage to her husband, Napoléon III, who grew up here with his mother, Hortense, sister-in-law of Napoléon I. Today the Schloss Arenenberg serves as a museum, and lovers of decorative arts will prize its ravishing period rooms dating from the Second Empire. Outside is a glorious park studded with ancestral statues as well as a separate seminar center with a small café.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Schloss Arenenberg, off Arenenbergst, Salenstein, 8268
  • Phone: 071/6633260
  • Cost: 12 SF
  • Hours: Mid-Apr.–mid-Oct., Tues.–Sun. 10–5, Mon. 1–5; mid-Oct.–mid-Apr., Tues.–Sun. 10–5
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  • Location: Arenenberg
Updated: 10-08-2012

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