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Museo Castello San Materno Ascona


The historical Castello San Materno has returned to its original splendour, after undergoing careful restoration works, and has now become a modern exhibition venue for the town of Ascona. Thanks to an agreement between the municipality of Ascona and the Cultural Foundation Kurt and Barbara Alten, the Castello hosts a permanent collection of over forty art works by outstanding artists from the German region of which the most significant ones are from the period beginning at the end of the nineteenth century up until the post ww1 era.


Opening times:

Thursday - Saturday: 
10.00 - 12.00
14.00 - 17.00 (March-June / September-December)
16.00 - 19.00 (July-August)

Sunday and holidays: 14.00 - 16.00 

Monday - Wednesday: closed



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