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 museum is the largest art museum in Switzerland. It has a main gallery and several traveling exhibitions. Art works by most of the world's great artists are found here. The museum has all the...  more »
  • My friends were recouping from NYE while I ventured on my own. The museum was free NYD but someone said it's free on Wednesdays. The permanent art was free but the visiting pieces were not. Picasso...  more »
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  • Amazing gallery! A lot of art pieces from important artists! Free entrance to the permanent collection on Wednesdays. The staff was very nice! Reasonably priced cafeteria (for Zurich). Absolutely recommend it!
  • Well designed exhibition with a big amount of famous artworks like one of Van Gogh's self portrait with bandaged ears and a pipe or Monet's water Lillie's. The top floor is like a labyrinth and orientation is difficult but the big and most remote room is amazing. Just take a seat on one of the sofas and every painting will be looking at you!
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