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Jean Tinguely Museum, Basel
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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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  • I did not know what to expect from this museum, but it was wonderful. We spent much more time there than I expected. Tinguely's creations are very interesting both to see and hear. And the ticket take...  more »
  • Visitors to the city can not fail to visit this museum which collects many of the ' works ' by Tinguely. The Museum has three floors and many of the exhibits by clicking on the Red or black are put in motion. Very funny
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  • Is a great Museum. Exhibition objects move, rattle, flutter back and forth history about the artist Jean Tinguely, etc is depicted. And there's also a curator who has worked with the artists together. And tells great stories. Always very interesting exhibitions. You have a beautiful view on the Rhine and on the wide territory (Grossbasel) In the Café you can unwind. The Museum Shop has very nice stuff, books, objects to the buy. Can I only recommend!
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