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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Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) Reviews
Not real art enthusiasts but this was well worth the time. Large multi floor museum with easy walking and room transition. Audio guide free and handy. Impressionist displays were terrific with many la... more »
I only visited the modern part of the permanent collection and that was overwhelming in itself. Off course, the largest collection of Giacometti in the word is outstanding. It is understandable but a ... more »
Fabulous gallery with interesting exhibitions going on all the time. They are in the middle of some construction work as they are in the process of building the new extension building across the road but it doesn't hinder your visit at all in my opinion. There is a very nice gift shop with very interesting tidbits, hot tip for people on the hunt for a nice souvenir or gift. The Kunsthaus organizes tours. There are even courses for children during the holidays. An inspiring place and a must visit if you have the time and are in Zurich.
Very cool. They let my grandma and me go in very cheap because I'm a student and she's a senior. Such amazing and famous artwork. Great experience. Ranged from modern art to Van Gogh.
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