The Republic of Zubrowka, home of the illustrious GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL possesses a rich heritage known only to the few who have thought to seek it out. For the first time ever, explore the detailed political, cultural and artistic world of 20th-century Zubrowka at the Akademie's Historical Archive. Learn about the military coup of 1935, the involvement of The Grand Budapest Hotel and the roving cast of characters that make up its intricate past. 

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    Here are some examples of the specimens currently available from the Akademie:

    Trans-Alpine Yodel -  Monday, Október 13th, 1935.  A front page view of the Trans-Alpine Yodel as opposition forces arrive.  Source:  Akademie Zubrowka Historical Archives.

    Final communication of Madame C.V. Desgoffe und Taxis before her death.  Source:  Akademie Zubrowka Historical Archives.

    L'Air de Panache Pure Musk – A popular men's fragrance in Zubrowka.  Rumored to be the preferred scent of one Gustave H., concierge at The Grand Budapest Hotel.   Source:  Akademie Zubrowka Historical Archives.

    Mendl's Patisserie, whose trademark pink boxes can often be found at The Grand Budapest Hotel.  Source:  Akademie Zubrowka Historical Archives.


    THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL hits theaters on March 7, 2014.


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