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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  • The new building offers great spaces to display some truly exceptional works of art. Must visit! The art shop, the inner courtyard and the nice little bar are also nice. 
    The new building offers great spaces to display some truly exceptional works of art. Must visit! The art shop, the inner courtyard and the nice little bar are also nice.  more »
  • The very lovely Kunsthaus is a 3 or 4 stop tram ride from the centre of town. Wonderful exhibition and all very well presented. Staff are helpful. 
    The very lovely Kunsthaus is a 3 or 4 stop tram ride from the centre of town. Wonderful exhibition and all very well presented. Staff are helpful.  more »
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  • One of my favorite places to visit in Zurich. Amazing construction are my first words. Staff and employees at the highest level. A real home of art. I have visited too many places like this, but here I was very positively surprised. I would rate the current program with the highest marks. The part dedicated to Yoko Ono to be experienced is not told. The price is adjusted to the standard of the state and the city. If you are a student you get a discount on a ticket. According to the information I received there, Wednesday is a day when admission is free. The room with the lights is fantastic, would it be good to write a real fantasy. My rating is 10/10. A real experience.
  • Very impressive new addendum from architectural standpoint. Large exhibition of fantastic pictures from middle ages till today. Beautifully presented. See new and old buildings.

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