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Jean Tinguely Museum, Basel

(4.2/5 based on 550+ reviews on the web)
Jean Tinguely Museum houses a permanent exhibit of the works of the museum's namesake, Swiss painter and sculptor Jean Tinguely. The museum is also home to temporary exhibits, which generally display works from Tinguely's friends and peers. Modern artists like Bernhard Luginbuhl, Niki de Saint Phalle, and Yves Klein have also displayed works here. In addition to Tinguely's kinetic sculptures, the museum displays illustrations, photographs, and documents pertaining to the artist's personal life and work. The moving mechanical installations attract both kids and adults alike. Add Jean Tinguely Museum to your Basel travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Basel trip builder.
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  • Beautiful location, good review of Tinguely's life, development and evolving success. The music machines was interesting, the idea the machines makes started some thoughts. Nice to see how small child...  more »
  • Even ok but she was an exhibition of skużę. It was a terrible URpszeżycię.tam śę touched bare manekinòw. Horror. Nothing for children.
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  • This is a super original museum. I recommend it for all ages. It is unique, interactive and surprising. Also the museum shop (I love museum shops) has excellent memory gifts or trip gifts for you or s...  more »