Local History

Sils-Maria, Nietzsche-Haus. Photo/Foto: TES.

Nietzsche House Sils-Maria

The Nietzsche House in Sils-Maria in Upper Engadine (Oberengadin) is a museum which is dedicated to Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (1844-1900). The house was his residence from 1881 to 1888.

He wrote his most prestigious publications in this town. The museum is also in possession of two death masks of the philosopher and the Albi and Maud Rosenthal-Levy collection and library.

The exhibition also presents photographs and literary texts by authors and friends and a unique collection of his activities as a composer and musician.

(Source: P.A. Bloch, The Nietzsche House in Sils-Maria, St. Moritz 2009).