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Museum Paul Tetar van Elven reviews
Discovered this small house / museum by chance and am very glad I went! I was also lucky to be offered a guided tour in English by one of the dedicated volunteers. This place gave me the opportunity..... more »
The museum is the former home of Paul Tetar van Elver, in life teacher at the Polytechnic, a talented copyist, and collector of porcelain and earthenware. He left his house to become a museum for his.... more »
If you want to step back in time and experience a house as it was decades ago, including furniture, art and wall decorations - come to this small yet fascinating museum. The volunteers will tell you about the artist who lived here and his legacy. You can walk around freely and feel like he had just stepped out, and you're in his house enjoying the art made by him and his art collection.
Terribly outdated museum that feels like it hasn't changed since it was opened a century so ago, and is essentially a self founded shrine for a local painter, who was probably one of many in that age and therefore not that remarkable. The over the top enthusiasm of the aging ladies tending to it the museum was not nearly enough to make it worth the visit, I'm afraid.
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