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Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)

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This fantastic art museum displays Western works since the 1600s and has an especially impressive selection of modern art.
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Heimplatz 1, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
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Reviewed yesterday

I spent some 5 hours going through their magnificent collection of artworks by 20th century artists, tickets for special exhibitions (now there is a wonderful Robert Delaunay exhibition on) are quite expensive compared with other European museums (23CH), but it is worth it.

Thank Luis F
Reviewed 6 days ago

If you are a fine arts lover, this place is a must. It has a nice collection of Old Masters as well as 19/20th century paintings. It also has a good collection of Marc Chagalls, a high quality collection of Ferdinand Hodlers, and an impressive...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is always good to visit, because of the paintings and depends on what they are showing at that time is good to learn something new. We found out that on Wednesdays is free for all visitors from abroad.! what a nice surprise for...More

Thank wildm116
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An exceptionally broad collection of modern painting and sculpture. There is a lot of space so there is ample space to show the works at their best. A huge range of the ‘greats’ are represented, so it shows a great snapshot of the period. There...More

Thank Timothy S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Being a fan of pop/modern art and Giacometti I was impressed from what I saw there. Also the space organisation, which give you best condition to enjoy the content. You can even enjoy a drink or have a meal in the museum bar/restaurant. A must...More

Thank Marco P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can see 2-3 paintings from famous painters classic and contemporaneous. Its a nice museum. Maybe it is the best thing toy see in Zurich with opera and beutiful lake.

Thank eleni g
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love how broad and diverse the collection is, including different epochs and styles (old masters, impressionists, expressionists, modern, etc.), "big" and well known names as well as lesser known names, and sculptures, installations, video, and of course paintings. I was happy to see many...More

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Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

This is a good art museum, well laid out and with plenty that takes the eye. Only criticism is that it could be viewed as very broad in its collection, without much depth in any artist or movement. Local artist Giacometti excepted, there was a...More

Thank simongreaves
Reviewed September 15, 2018

The Kunsthaus surprised us by the nice pace and manageable flow - we were able to get through the entire main collection. The room of Chagall's was especially a delight as the ones owned by our own Philadelphia Art Museum are not currently on display....More

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Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

Dropped by for a quick visit and was happy to see the modern art collection since i’m more of a modern art fan. They have all the big names - rothko, giacometti, warhol, lichtenstein, dali, miro, twombly, bacon etc.

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March 14, 2017|
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Response from HamburgAlsterFan | Reviewed this property |
Dear traveller, that depends very much on your personal interest in the exhibition. I have been in exhibitions for 1-2 hours and for several hours. Some exhibitions were so interesting that I visited them two or... More
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December 13, 2016|
Response from JustOneOfTheMany | Reviewed this property |
It will be open from 10 am to 6 pm.
September 15, 2016|
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Response from Edgar S | Reviewed this property |
I guess you query is answered. Entrance fee is CHF 15 per person. The museum has much to offer. Enjoy it