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HR Giger Museum

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HR GIGER IS ONE OF THE MOST FAMOUS SWISS ARTISTS. He was awarded an « Oscar » in 1978 in Hollywood for the film « Alien ». He is the designer of Alien and different other biomechanical creatures. The artist was born in Coire in 1940. His dream...more
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rue du Chateau 2 | Château St-Germain, Gruyeres 1663, Switzerland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I made a pilgrimage from Paris just to visit Giger's museum. He's my wife's favorite artist and we enjoyed the whole experience. We had an Airbnb that was a short distance from Gruyères so we walked up the hill to the town....More

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Reviewed September 17, 2018

This museum contains the works of H.R. Giger and his friends and associates, with guest exhibitions of a similar nature. For open-minded adults, it is a fascinating museum, full of interesting and thought-provoking pieces. Giger is responsible for the design and sculpting of the creatures...More

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Reviewed September 8, 2018

You really get a sense of the mind of HR Giger, and its not a family-friendly mind. However, the atmosphere was amazing, and his work is well displayed.

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Reviewed August 9, 2018

It was fascinating to see the basis behind the creatures in Alien, but it doesn't stop there. The majority of his work was perverted and sexual in nature and could be disturbing or upsetting to children. The art here is certainly twisted and boarders nightmarish...More

1  Thank Bud P
Reviewed August 1, 2018

The place is rather a exposition of Giger`s works than a real museum. You will find many different kind of art works some are beautiful other very strange and/or with no artistic value at all. Still, there is any real information on the author and...More

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Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

This museum is superb! I am a huge HR Giger fan and was blown away by how comprehensive the collection is. From Alien sketches to furniture and even his own personal art collection featuring other artists, the Giger Museum is four levels of sheer dark...More

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Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

For those who are fans of Predator vs aliens. This is a must see museum. A small distance from the cheese factory and a few stairs gets you here. Lovely

Thank robcan1
Reviewed July 20, 2018

H. R. Giger is a genius with very dark inner world; he is the father of the alien in "Alien". A-must for any adult. Teenagers would love it! Not suitable for little kids.

Thank Andrey K
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

For Alien lovers, this is the ultimate creepfest. We loved it. Watch the video in German / French and learn more able the creater. He passed in 2014, but his vision for the macabre is unprecedented. Stay for the medieval town, with a beautiful view,...More

1  Thank WalkingInLA
Reviewed June 30, 2018

We didn't have a Swiss Pass, and the entry fee for the whole family seemed like it was a bit much, plus we weren't sure about some of the artwork being suitable for our teenagers per other reviews. Can get a sense of some of...More

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It would equate to about 10 pounds UK
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on 30/12 they are open 10-17.00 and the same on 31
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Response from sroczka76 | Reviewed this property |
the best way is to get to Bern, or Geneva! From Bern it will take 1h45min with 2 changes - in Ramont and Bulle. From Geneva it will be a longer trip - 2h30min. It's all up to You! Don't forget to have a drink at Giger's bar... More
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