Sils-Maria and the Nietzsche House
12 March 2021
The Nietzsche House (das Nietzsche-Haus) in Sils-Maria in Upper Engadine (Oberengadin, canton Graubünden) is dedicated to Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (1844-1900). The house was his (summer) residence from 1881 to 1888.
The complete collection of his works
He wrote his most prestigious publications in this house and village. The museum possesses 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).
And the village
The famous Grand-Hotel Waldhaus in the background
Chasté Crap da Sass on the shores of the Silsersee
Der Silsersee, SBB Bahnhof Basel