This beautiful mansion is located in Bredeney , that now belonged in the modern city of Essen. It was built by Alfred Krupp and had been the residence of the Krupp family (the famous industrialists) from 1873 to 1945. At present, it house the offices of the Kulturstiftung Ruhr (Ruhr Cultural Foundation). You can visit around the furnished private quarters of the main building that are open for public visits. Sometimes, concerts on special occasions, international art shows are held in these sectors. Check their official website to learn about the schedule of these events.
Also pay a visit to the guesthouse which now has been turned into an exhibition that exhibit historical information of the Krupp family and their company.
- School groups need to make prior appointment for group visit.
- Annual Ticket - 50€
- Children (upto 14 years of age) – free
- Members of the ThyssenKrupp company – free
- Staff of the Alfried Krupp – free
- Group tour (maximum 20 people) -60€
- Guided Tour – 90 minutes
- By Car
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95% of people who visit Essen include Villa Huegel in their plan
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68.51% of people start their Villa Huegel visit around 12 PM - 1 PM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see Villa Huegel
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Villa Huegel
The stately home of the famous Krupp family. Really well preserved with a lovely museum and a massive park. Definitely one of the nicest attractions in the area that I know of. You can easily spend quite some time here
The perfect place for having a good walk. Beautifull nature and buildings.
One of best and quite place to visit in Essen
Fascinating history of the contribution of Krupp family to German greatness in Engineering. Should be a protected Unesco site.
Place of former wealth nur still heritage