Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), Zurich

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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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  • like most of the important museums in Switzerland and also in the world, they are the necessity to extend to show more of the collection but also important donators will give more works if they sure t...  more »
  • It was a good Museum is very impressive. Is interesting also in 17th-century religious paintings, modern paintings are particularly rich is like. I glad I can take the picture not so much in Japan, such as painter in Switzerland.
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  • Art lovers will find here an interesting variety of exhibits. Well worth a visit. The place is quiet and relaxed atmosphere and inviting.