Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), Zurich

4.6
#1 of 42 in Museums in Zurich
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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  • This was advertised as primarily a gallery of Swiss artwork. While certainly there was a lot of it, there was much more for art lovers to appreciate. For example, Monet’s self portrait was there and s...  more »
  • Fantastic museum, rich in works by great artists, from Picasso to Modigliani, to Magritte, to Mirò, to Klee... I think it takes a whole day to enjoy its richness
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  • I loved this museum. Very big and full of works to be appreciated. Be sure to factor in for some extra time if you are there to savour all the artworks individually. (Not sure if that's possible in a single day though!)
  • One of my preferred art museum. Classic, modern and contemporary art are exhibited. The temporary exhibition are always well interesting.
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