Museums: Art and culture

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  • Centre for Photography

    Photographs are representative of reality – or of alternatives to reality. See the world through a lens at the Fotomuseum in Winterthur. A unique European centre of excellence for photographic art has been established, thanks to collaboration with the Fotostiftung Schweiz.
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  • MAMCO and the «Nuit des Bains»

    The Mamco, Geneva’s Musée d’art moderne et contemporain is original in every way. Since it opened in 1994, Switzerland’s major contemporary art museum has operated a dynamic display policy.
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  • Kunsthaus Zürich

    The Kunsthaus Zürich boasts Zurich’s largest collection of modern art and is renowned both for its permanent art collection and its temporary exhibitions. In addition to works by Alberto Giacometti there are also significant pictures by Picasso, Monet and Chagall as well as numerous contemporary Swiss artists.
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  • Museum Tinguely

    The Museum Tinguely houses the world’s largest collection of art by Jean Tinguely, famous for his moving mechanical sculptures. Interactive exhibitions explore his influences, the work of his contemporaries and the latest trends.
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  • Museum für Gestaltung Zürich (Museum for Design)

    Four collections – Poster, Design, Graphics and Applied Art – encompass more than 500,000 objects 
at the Museum für Gestaltung. Switzerland’s foremost museum of design and visual communication
is also one of the leading institutions in Europe, known for its fascinating temporary exhibitions.
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  • Zentrum Paul Klee

    The Zentrum Paul Klee, which opened in 2005, is dedicated to the person, life and work of Paul Klee (1879–1940). It houses the worldwide largest collection of Klee's works. Paul Klee is regarded as one of the 20th century's most important artists.
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  • Musée de l’Elysée - Museum of Photography

    The internationally renowned 
Musée de l’Elysée is one of Europe’s leading museums devoted entirely to photography. The building that houses it is exceptionally photogenic: an 18th-century villa with views of Lake Geneva.
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  • Kunstmuseum Bern

    The collections of the capital city’s fine arts museum, the Kunstmuseum Bern, are among the finest in the country. The innovative venue also offers a creative forum for exploring current trends in art as well as the changing world around us.
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  • Fondation Beyeler

    Year after year, people flock to Riehen from near and far to immerse in the art world of Hildy and Ernst Beyeler. They come to view the collection of works from classical modernism or one of the sensational exhibitions. However, the building designed by Renzo Piano and its park is worth the journey too.
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  • Art and History Museum

    At the heart of the charming medieval old town of Fribourg - just a few steps from the Espace Jean Tinguely / Niki de Saint-Phalle - the museum of art and history invites you on diverse journeys of discovery. And very few people know that the Musée d'Art et d'Histoire houses the largest collection of sculptures of Switzerland.
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  • Kunstmuseum Basel

    The Kunstmuseum Basel was recently enhanced by a new building, bringing the total to three. Contemporary art is shown in the Kunstmuseum Basel | Gegenwart, about five minutes’ walk from the main building.
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  • Museum.BL

    Museum.BL links past with present, local with global, alternating between natural and cultural sciences in a variety of exhibits.
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  • Pinakothek Züst

    Highlights in the Cantonal Painting Gallery are works of art from the 17th to the 20th century. The artists are from the areas, which were united in the Canton of Ticino in the year 1803, or from areas closely connected with this region.
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  • Alimentarium

    Located by Lake Geneva in Swiss Vevey, Alimentarium is the first museum in the world devoted exclusively to nutrition. A wonderful and educational vegetable garden also belongs to the museum.
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  • Castles of Bellinzona

    The three castles of Bellinzona are one of the main attractions in canton Ticino. Not only unique to the Alpine region; they also share a part on the prestigious UNESCO cultural world heritage list since the year 2000. The mighty walls, towers, battlements and gates of these imposing fortresses never cease to astonish visitors.
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  • Rhaetian Museum

    The exhibition at the Graubünden Museum of History includes archaeological, cultural and folk art objects from all over Graubünden from pre-historic times, the Middle Ages, the Renaissance and Baroque periods through to the 19th and early 20th centuries.
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  • Maison Cailler, the Swiss Chocolate Factory

    The visitor trail provides a complete immersion into the brand, history and products of Cailler of Switzerland. The experience is sensitive, sensual and poetic, giving the visitor a window into the world of chocolate by means of a transparent and sparkling aesthetic.
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  • ArtiChoke trail – urban art

    In the heart of the mediaeval town of Estavayer-le-Lac, the ArtiChoke urban art route is based around 15 works by artists from a wide variety of disciplines, but consistently based on modern and contemporary art.
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  • Il Museo in erba

    First branch on foreign soil of the "Musée en Herbe", Paris, which, for the last 25 years, has been organising didactic exhibitions on art and ethics for children.
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  • Museum Franz Gertsch

    Opened in 2002, the museum is dedicated to the works of the renowned Swiss artist Franz Gertsch. But the museum itself is an extraordinary building - more than worth a visit, if only to admire the architecture.
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  • Museum Rosengart Collection - Klee, Picasso, Cézanne

    The Rosengart Collection is of great importance because it houses two unique groups of works by Paul Klee and Pablo Picasso. In addition, the collection exhibits works by over 20 masters of the 19th and 20th century, including Cézanne, Monet and Matisse.
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  • Zug Castle Museum

    On the edge of the old town, Zug Castle is the oldest still preserved profane building in Zug and is a landmark of the city. With its many nooks and crannies, Zug Castle has been home to the museum of cultural history for the city and the Canton of Zug since 1983.
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  • The Grand Lens Museum

    Here there is a permanent exhibition entitled "All about Albert Muret: Auberjonois, Ramuz and Stravinsky in Lens". The work of regional artists is also displayed.
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  • The Grisons Museum of Fine Arts

    The Grisons Museum of Fine Arts regards itself as an internationally renowned centre for art, both in and from Graubünden. Following its expansion (2014-2016) and addition of the prominent annex built by architect Barozzi Veiga, the museum has become one of the public’s favourite museums in Switzerland.
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  • Picnic in the museum park

    Escape the hustle and bustle of daily life for a short while and enjoy a picnic in the museum garden of the Oskar Reinhart “Am Römerholz” collection. Stately chestnut trees and outdoor sculptures are scattered throughout the verdant park, making it the perfect spot to slow down and recharge.
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