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Tibet Museum

rue du Chateau 4, Gruyeres 1663, Switzerland
+41 26 921 30 10
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18 May 2017
“Wonderful Collection in an Old Church”
21 Aug 2017
“OK Museum”
rue du Chateau 4, Gruyeres 1663, Switzerland
+41 26 921 30 10

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Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

I like many thing Buddhist, but this museum didn't strike me as being special -- especially since it costs 10€ to get in.

Thank C B
Reviewed 24 June 2017

The people in switzerland are generally very helpful. We had 1 hour later booking at Le Chalet restaurent and so we decided to visit Tibet Museum which is just 100 metres from restaurent. The tibet museum is very well kept and also has lots of...More

Thank Prashant N
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Having visited Tibet, I was impressed with this quite extensive collection in a small Swiss town. The amount of pieces was quite amazing, almost overwhelming for the relatively small space. I had the wentire museum, housed in a beautiful old church, all to myself.

Thank ptyduke
Reviewed 16 February 2016

beautiful Tibetan experience. small museum but worth a visit if you are interested or like to discover about Buddha.

Thank Jesse K
Reviewed 5 August 2015 via mobile

We visited this museum today after first visiting Chateaux Gruyeres next door. This is a very different experience - very serene with classical music playing in the background. It displays a life collection of Buddhas and other Tibetan iconography. We took advantage of a combined...More

Thank rebelcitygirl
Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

Gruyere is a small fairytale town with cobblestone streets and flowers in summers. It's small and can be seen on foot. Took a hearty meal at the end at one of the many cafes. From the Gruyere train station it is a 10 min walk...More

Thank Hyra Z
Reviewed 26 February 2015

Collector Alain Bordier has renovated an abandoned Catholic church to house his exquisite collection of Buddhas and other Tibetan art ... and has kept the upper half of the main chapel Catholic, with stained glass windows, etc. Lovely fusion. Excellent collection. If you speak French,...More

Thank BarbaraTravels
Reviewed 28 September 2014

The presentation of artefacts in the Chapel is lovely. This is a very peaceful place, but is definitely upstaged by its neighbours. I thought it relatively poor value compared to the Giger and the castle. Still worth a visit, good place to refresh after the...More

Thank ItchyFootsGlobal
Reviewed 26 September 2014

This small museum houses one man's extensive collection of Buddhist statuary, beautifully displayed. The collection is displayed in a small house with attached chapel. The upper level of the chapel retains its Christian stained glass windows and iconography. Classical music plays softly in the background....More

1  Thank the1blackdog
Reviewed 30 July 2013

It has a beautiful collection of Buddistic Art. What impresed me the most was the buildings that contains the museum. It has an old Hause with a catholic church. The House of was an old Residence of a catholich priest, who gave the Mass in...More

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