Jean Tinguely Museum, Basel
Categories: Art Museums, Specialty Museums, Museums
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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The building this is in is beautiful. The art is strange. I'm not any kind of art expert, but everything looked like it was found in a junk yard and haphazardly welded together. Not my thing.
Ich fand das Museum sehr schön gemacht. Wir besuchten das Museum an einem Sonntag und kamen zufällig zur kostenlosen öffentlichen Führung an. Durch die Führung erhielten wir einen interessanten Einbli... read more »Very nicely done, I found the Museum. We visited the Museum on a Sunday and arrived by chance to the free public tour. Through the Guide, we received an interesting insight into the life and work of Tinguely. I found very impressive the "machines" and expressed love to the button.show original
This is probably the most unique art museum that I have ever seen. The museum is on the north bank of the Rhine river. Entrance fee is 15 francs for adult admission. If you have the tourist pass admis... read more »
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