Kunsthaus Zurich is an art gallery and a museum. It includes a marvellous collection of paintings, drawings, photographs and sculptures.
The museum was established in 1910 and displays the art works from 13th century to the Present. Art-enthusiasts will find beautiful works from Impressionism to Classical Modernism, as well as a fine collection of Old Masters. By the way, don’t miss The Gate of Hell, which is right next to the entrance. It’s a breathtaking work of Rodin, that shows a scene from “The Inferno”, the first section of Dante’s Divine Comedy.
Good to know:
- Prices: Adults – 15 CHF.
- On Wednesday the entrance to the permanent collection is free of charge.
- Working hours: Tuesday – Sunday, 10:00 – 18:00.
- Audio Guide is available in German, French, Italian, English.
- There are lockers for clothes and bags downstairs. It requires 2 CHF.
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Kunsthaus holds the famous and outstanding works of such famous artists as Rubens, Rembrandt, Manet, Claude Monet, van Gogh, Chagall and others. Moreover, the museum represents a great collection of Swiss Artists, including the work of Alberto Giacometti. Besides astonishing artworks of world-famous artists – from Matisse and Picasso to Mondrian and Dali – there is also a big collection of modern art, which includes paintings, prints, photographs, video and sculptures from end of 20th and beginning of 21th centuries.
I hope you’ll enjoy a wonderful world of art.
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