Villa Tugendhat or Tugendhat house in Brno, Czech Republic. Tugendhat Villa is a UNESCO World Heritage Site as an example of modern architecture in Europe in the 1920s.
- Tugendhat Villa is an example of the Modern Movement in architecture.
- Architect of Villa Tugendhat was Mies van der Rohe from Aachen in Germany.
- Designed and built from 1927-1930 for Grete Weiss and Fritz Tugendhat, a rich couple living in Brno.
- Restoration work from 2010-2012, villa reopened to the public on 06 March 2012.
- UNESCO website listing for Tugendhat Villa at whc.unesco.org/en/list/1052.
Visiting Villa Tugendhat
- Villa closed on Mondays. Open 1000-1800 Tuesday to Sunday.
- Visits by guided tour only, book in advance (or you might miss out on the day). Book at the Villa Tugendhat booking website (rezervace.spilberk.cz) or the villa’s booking office.
- Two tours available, 60 mins (CZK 300 for adults) and 90 mins (CZK 350 for adults). The longer tour includes the technical facilities – boiler room, engine room for window winding up and down. Last tour entry time is 1730. Both tours include garden ticket?
- Tour timings on the hour from 1000-1700.
- Photography permission (for the interior) is an additional CZK 300 (no flash or tripod permitted).
- Garden tour only is CZK 50 for adults (garden closed at 1700 in winter)?
- Tours in English or Czech (not at the same time – check booking site for which language available at different times). Group tours in French, German, Italian, Spanish can be arranged by contacting Villa Tugendhat.
- Attending one of the occasional concerts, film screenings, lectures held at the villa is another way to see the place.
- Contact details (for tour bookings) email email@example.com or tel +420-515-511015.
- Location address is Cernopolni 45, 613 00 Brno.
- Website at www.tugendhat.eu (also www.tugendhat-villa.cz) (in Czech and English).