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Musee de la Porcelaine, Nyon
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Uncover the layers of history at Musee de la Porcelaine, a museum housed within a 13th-century castle. The elegant white castle overlooking the Canton of Vaud was first mentioned in 1272 but likely dates back to the Lords of Prangins. Having undergone multiple restorations and renovations, it remains a Swiss heritage site of national significance. In 1888 a historical museum was opened within it, now on the second and third floor. The collection contains wallpaper, furniture, and the history of Nyon starting from 1000 BCE and continuing through the 20th century. In 1947, over 700 porcelain pieces reclaimed from the 19th-century Nyon porcelain factory were added, making up the first floor. To visit Musee de la Porcelaine and get the most from your holiday in Nyon, create itinerary details personal to you using our Nyon tourist route planner.
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  • From the terrace behind the Museum one opens up to the main ridge of the Alps with the snow-capped Mont Blanc massif of the most spectacular views of Lake Geneva. Spectacular! Do not miss.
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  • History through the art of the table we learn a lot about our current lifestyle and explains why all these conventions with temporary exhibitions not to be missed during
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  • N′onskij porcelain Museum occupies the premises of the old Castle. This opens up the opportunity to not only bring familiarity with izâŝnejšej collections of utensils, but also assess how looks inside the medieval Citadel. In addition to porcelain in the Museum there are furniture, tapestries and other interior decorations. In a Word, it turns out an exciting and eventful.
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  • A small museum. Not very interesting
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