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Abegg-Stiftung

Art
History and tradition
Riggisberg
Switzerland
Abegg-Stiftung
The Abegg-Stiftung is committed to the collection, conservation and study of historical textiles. It is based just outside the village of Riggisberg in the foothills of the Bernese Alps, which is where the museum of textiles and applied art, the research library and the Villa Abegg, the Abeggs’ former home that is now a museum, are situated. The studio for textile conservation and restoration is also a training centre for budding young conservators. The Abegg-Stiftung publishes books and papers in which it shares its research findings with fellow historians and conservators as well as a lay readership. Year after year, its annual exhibitions shed new light on a material that has served humanity for thousands of years, whether made up into objects of everyday use or in the form of exquisite works of art.
Address

Abegg-Stiftung

Werner Abeggstrasse 67
3132
Riggisberg
Switzerland
+41 31 808 12 01
Opening hours
Monday - Sunday: 14:00-17:30

Winter half year closed

46.815412, 7.494729