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Fine Arts Museum (Kunstmuseum)

St. Alban-Graben 16, Basel, Switzerland (Vorstädte)
061/206-62-62
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Ranked #3 of 80 Attractions in Basel
Type: Art Museums
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Atlanta, Georgia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

Generally, I'm not a real "artsy" person, but my girlfriend and I enjoyed this museum. The restaurant in the patio area was quite an unexpected pleasure. It was a relaxing oasis and a great place to recover from the activities of the day.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

As said the art collection is fantastic, however it lacks information and at this time the museum is a construction site.

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near Milwaukee, WI
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62 reviews 62 reviews
25 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Artworks were well-spaced and displayed, including great Impressionists and a modern, temporary display.

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Brussels, Belgium
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

The museum is in the city centre, with several trams stopping in front of the museum. I arrived with only an hour before the closing, but still had time enough to see the whole collection, which was nice but not very large. I cannot say anything about the price as the last hour was "happy hour" so free. So a... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
7 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

A hugely varied collection from some of the world's great masters. Beautifully displayed (although it did help that I seemed to be the only person there on a Sunday)

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Plzen, Plzensky Kraj, Czech Republic
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Quite expensive but not so many pictures to see. Please do not expect so much for the pictures. The restaurant was a good taste.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

This is a must in Basel with incerdible collection of modern art and classicla paintigs, nice building with a great flair

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Grenoble, France
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We heard so much good about this museum so we went there with some expectations. Sadly it is not as good as we thought. Indeed, this is a good art museum with "some" nice collections. But it costed us 21 CHF for the entry for whole, with the special exhibition of Charles Ray (=totally not-worth-of-it) and "Gegenwartart museum" (=never bother... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

I went to there for the Holbein collection, but was delighted to find its outstanding modern art collection. From impressionism, expressionism, cubism, to surrealism, all the modern masters are there. Picasso's works at various stages. It is a museum will excite any modern art lovers, but I do find the Holbein collection is a slight disappointment, as the best painter... More

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Rehovot, Israel
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

A very enjoyable museum with an outstanding collection and a very spacious and pleasant display. Highly recommended!

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