Stiassni villa, originally built for the family textile factory owner Alfred Stiassni, later to be known as a government villa that hosted many important state visits, such as President Edvard Benes or Cuban dictator Fidel Castro.

The villa was built between 1927-1929 according to the design of the Brno architect Ernst Wiesner. It stands out primarily for its bold, almost castle-like interiors. The villa is surrounded by extensive gardens, with more than three hectares, in a luxury district of Brno Pisárky. After many years, when the villa served as a hotel for important state visits and was rented to celebrate birthdays, etc., In 2009 it was transferred under the administration of the National Heritage Institute and its recovery began, that tried to return the villa to the form of the period when the Stiassni family lived there It was opened to the public 14. December 2014.


Events

29 May
Exhibition

Villas in Dobřichovice - seats of the Prague elite

  • vila Stiassni v Brně ()
  • 31. 3. 2017–25. 6. 2017
  • 10.00–17.00

News

Vila Stiassni invites you to a mysterious chamber or visit Edvard Beneš

28. 4. 2017

It's been 72 years since the house in Brno-Pisárky hosted President Edvard Beneš. After this visit, all the wartime provisory has ended, and the house became the...

Vila Stiassni attracts to the fencer or to the Wedding Day in March

27. 2. 2017

Susanne - the youngest member of the Stiassni family that lived in a villa - was passionate fencer. Visitors can learn about fencing not only during the 20. century, but...

Vila Stiassni at the Regiontour fair

14. 1. 2017

All visitors to the Regiontour fair, which takes place 19 to 22 January 2017 at the Brno Exhibition Centre, are invited to stand of City of Brno and to Czechtourism...

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