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Art and craftsmanship coming together


Guided tour

Perseo SA was established in 1952 in Mendrisio and during the years it has been committed to improve its production methods.
Factors such as always using top quality materials, strong technical support and the expertise of its suppliers, makes it the leading foundry in Switzerland.
This tour let you watch the creation of sculptures using the "lost wax method". This method dates back as far as 5,000 B.C.E.. Though it was only first documented by Benvenuto Cellini who, using this method, cast his "PERSEUS", from which our company takes its name.

Location Perseo SA, via Vignalunga 15, 6850 Mendrisio
Weekdays The whole year. Mo-Fr, in the morning. On demand at least 10 days before
Length around 1h
Group size min. 15, max. 25
Accessible to disables Yes
Languages I / E