Exhibition shows the famous textile history of Brno

From 12 April to 28 July 2019, the Celnice Gallery hosts the exhibition Brno's textile heritage, which maps textile factory sites in the South Moravian metropolis from the perspective of contemporary heritage conservation. The exhibition was prepared by the Methodical Center of Industrial Heritage in Ostrava, which belongs to the National Heritage Institute.

In the 19th century, Brno developed into the most important wave center of the Austro-Hungarian monarchy and the traces of this famous industrial past of the so-called Moravian Manchester are still visible. Many areas have been urbanized by the development of textile production, and today the question is how to deal with this heritage.

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The best of Brno on a single tourist card

Since this year, the Löw-Beer Villa in Brno is involved in the BRNOPAS tourist card project, which provides its owners a number of discounts or free admissions to interesting places in Brno and its surroundings. The card can be purchased from one to three days, for adults or children under 15 years of age, and may include a public transport ticket.

With the BRNOPAS card, you get a 25% discount in the Löw-Beer villa to enter the permanent  exhibition The World of the Brno Bourgeoisie Around the Löw-Beers and the Tugendhats, children have free admission. The card also offers benefits in other famous Brno villas: Tugendhat, Stiassni and Jurkovič.

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New edition of USE-IT Brno map

The new edition of USE-IT Brno maps is here and it also includes the Löw-Beer Villa as a point of interest number 44 named Villa 1.0. The map mentions a short history of the Villa, points out free entry to the garden and commends our café.

USE-IT maps are non-commercial, made by young locals. They are always free and up-to-date. Nowadays, these maps provide information for young travellers in almost 40 European cities – and one of them is Brno.

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How to get to the Villa

By bus:
From the bus terminal Zvonařka take bus no 67 (from the tram stop in Dornych street) Jundrov direction, get off at Schodová stop (approx. 12 min), then walk a short distance back along Drobného street (approx. a minute's walk)

By train: 
From ČD Central Station take tram no 1, Řečkovice direction, get off at Antonínská stop (approx. 6 min), then walk down Lužánecká street (along its right-hand side), at the crossing with Drobného street turn left (approx. 10 minutes' walk)

On foot:
From Tugendhat Villa, walk along Černopolní street either to the right of the Villa toward Helfertova street, then turn right to Antonína Slavíka street, at Lužánky Park turn right again to take Drobného street (altogether approx. 10-12 minutes' walk); or walk along Černopolní street to the left of the Villa toward Schodová street which leads to Drobného street where you will turn left (approx. 8-10 minutes' walk)

By air:
Take bus no 76 from the airport to the terminus at ČD Central Station, then take bus no 67 Jundrov direction, get off at Schodová stop (about 9 min) and walk a short distance back along Drobného street (about a minute's walk)

By car:

  • From D1 motorway (from Prague) go to Centrum, then through the inner circle  (Koliště), take the turning to Lidická street and then the first turning to the right to Lužánecká street running along Lužánky Park and to Drobného street; 
  • From D1 motorway (from Prague) go to Centrum, then through the inner circle  (Koliště), take the turning to Lidická street and then the first turning to the right to Lužánecká street running along Lužánky Park and to Drobného street; 
  • From D1 motorway (from Ostrava) go to Centrum, then through the inner circle  (Koliště), take the turning to Lidická street and then the first turning to the right to Lužánecká street running along Lužánky Park and to Drobného street; 
  • From road 43 (running from Svitavy) in the direction of Centrum along Sportovní street, at the crossing Drobného / Pionýrská continue straight on Drobného street;
  • No parking is available outside Vila Löw-Beer, parking places in nearby streets need to be used (to the right under Drobného street, in the square ´nám. 28. října´, on the left near Lužánky Park up Antona Slavíka street in Černopolní street)