Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), Zurich

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An art lover's dream come true, Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) houses one of the most significant art collections in Switzerland. Designed by architects Karl Moser and Robert Curjel, the museum opened in 1910. Today, the permanent collection boasts major works by Gauguin, van Gogh, Cezanne, and Monet. The museum also houses a comprehensive collection of works by Swiss sculptor Alberto Giacometti, including the trademark stick figures that catapulted this artist to world fame. Be sure to leave plenty of time for the galleries displaying classic photographs by Henri Cartier-Bresson, Robert Frank, and Andre Kertesz. Before you set off on a self-guided tour of the collection, check the website for a downloadable museum map. Make Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) part of your personalized Zurich itinerary using our Zurich online travel planner.
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  • This time we only visited the Olafur Eliasson show. Superb. In the past we have visited the rich permanent collections many times. The special exhibits are always strongly curated and elaborate it...  more »
  • Till 22-03 2020 Olafur’s displays with light, smoke and prisma’s can make you wonder how we observe light and movement. Nice exhibition. Best to buy a ticket for the entire museum, exhibition is a...  more »
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  • There are various high-quality collections. You can find many paintings and sculptures from middle-age to modern era. Especially, Augusto Giacometti collection is one of the best. Moreover, there are numerous modern arts of Mondrien, Miro, and Magritte.
  • Visited on a Saturday and turned out to be free entry for all the exhibitions. Saw amazing work and had a fantastic time. The building is bright and spacious.
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