Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), Zurich
(4.6/5 based on 1,200+ reviews on the web)
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. To visit Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) on your holiday in Zurich, and find out what else Zurich has to offer, use our Zurich trip itinerary maker.
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  • The Kunsthaus restaurant offers a very nice brunch on Sunday. In the great room or on the terrace for sunny days, very appetizing and varied buffet. A great time in a warm atmosphere.
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  • I thought the museum was above average but not at the top. I've been to better but it definitely was a good visit. Lots of famous pieces. Fairly well laid out. Not overly expensive. If it's cold and w...  more »
  • We only had one afternoon to spend in Zurich before flying out, and after a lovely but cold walk near the lake, we came across this museum in an attraction list. We found out on arriving that being a ...  more »