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

Living history

Castle and Villa Night

  • vila Stiassni v Brně ()
  • 26. 8. 2017
  • 18.00–23.00
Screening

Summer Cinema in the Garden Loggia: Škola základ života

  • vila Stiassni v Brně ()
  • 10. 8. 2017
  • 20.30–22.00
Exhibition

Build and Live! - exhibition in Villa Stiassni

Exhibition

Villa Stiassni: Changes


News

The garden of villa Stiasni competes for the best change

14. 7. 2017

Competition and Traveling Exhibition "My Country Through the Ways of Change" brings testimony of the beneficial changes of neglected places and settlements in our...

Volunteers from Britain will help with work at the Villa Stiassni

24. 6. 2017

About a dozen volunteers from the United Kingdom will be assisting with work at villa Stiassni from 9 to 15 July. Selected parts of the garden, which in its time...

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...

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