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.
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) reviews
Very interesting art museum. There are both classical works and modern art. The museum is very well arranged and I think it is the most interesting in Zurich. more »
We were very impressed by the permanent collection of masters including Picasso, Monet and Van Gogh, as well as the temporary exhibition by Olafur Eliasson. This Icelandic artist created an... more »
There are various high-quality collections. You can find many paintings and sculptures from middle-age to modern era. Especially, Augusto Giacometti collection is one of the best. Moreover, there are numerous modern arts of Mondrien, Miro, and Magritte.
Visited on a Saturday and turned out to be free entry for all the exhibitions. Saw amazing work and had a fantastic time. The building is bright and spacious.
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