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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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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
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
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
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
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
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
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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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
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 :-) good luck!