The Löw-Beer Villa in Brno is the youngest branch of the Museum of the Brno Region. From 1913 to 1939 it was owned by Alfred Löw-Beer, Jewish industrialist and trader in textiles, who gave his daughter Greta part of the plot of land at the end of the 1920s, where she and her husband Fritz Tugendhat had a house built between 1929 and 1930 – today the world-famous Vila Tugendhat

The restored Löw-Beer Villa houses a permanent exhibition entitled The World of the Brno Bourgeoisie Around the Löw-Beers and Tugendhat. There is a public library. The exposition is complemented by temporary exhibitions at the Celnice Gallery (Customs House). Visitors can enjoy refreshments in the Celnice Café.


New Exhibition The Transformation of Brno in the Celnice Gallery

Friday, 13 January 2017

A new exhibition in the Celnice Gallery is now openned – The Transformation of Brno or 13 Views Through the Lens of Time. The exhibition focuses on the city of Brno, its past and present, and shows transformation of some of its strees, squares and corners during the past one hundred twenty to one hundred fifty years.


New Book on the Villas of Brno’s Industrialists

Monday, 03 October 2016

Friday, September 9th 2016 saw the release of a new publication entitled The Löw-Beer Residences, written by a team of authors under the editorial leadership of historian Jaromír Hanák and published by the Museum of the Brno Region.

The story of the Löw-Beers, a large family of textile magnates, begins in the Jewish ghetto of Boskovice. Thanks to their abilities, perseverance, a good deal of luck and a favourable social constellation, the family members worked their way up into the ranks of the leading businessmen of interwar Czechoslovakia.


The Löw-Beer Villa in Brno is Open to the Public

Wednesday, 20 January 2016

On Sunday 16th January opens to the public a new museum exhibition entitled The World of the Brno Bourgeoisie around the Löw-Beers and Tugendhat at the Löw-Beer Villa in Brno.

The exhibition The World of the Brno Bourgeoisie around the Löw-Beers and Tugendhat presents chapters from the history of architecture and the lifestyle of citizenry in Brno from the second half of the 19th century to the early 20th century. The exhibition concept is on the boundary between a museum of architecture and a “house-museum“. The exhibition is located in 10 rooms of the ground and 1st floors of the villa.


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