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Fine Arts Museum (Kunstmuseum)

St. Alban-Graben 16, Basel, Switzerland (Vorstädte)
061/206-62-62
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Ranked #2 of 79 Attractions in Basel
Type: Art Museums
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
6 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

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 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

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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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 NEW

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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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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NY
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

The quality of art displayed was very high given the size of the museum. Definitely worth a visit. Wish the gift store had more English language materials.

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Richmond Hill, ON
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59 reviews 59 reviews
26 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We loved the permanent excibit, especially collection of Cranach and Holbein's paintings. Unfortunately 17-18 century halls were closed due to upcoming excibition. Very solid collection of impressionists, from Monet to Van Gogh and Cezanne.

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Apex, North Carolina
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

I was very impressed by the Kuntsmuseum. I am a fan of Monet and impressionist era art, and did not realize how much of it they have. A truly great afternoon was had. My only knock, and why I gave 4 and not 5 stars, is that the modern art wing runs hot and cold. Some great stuff, but a... More

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Roman, Romania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

I visited Kunstmuseum Basel last August. It was an amazing surprise because of an impressive artistic inventory, definitely pour les connaisseurs, and from my pov, it’s a two days visit gallery, for watch in silence, especially since it's not like this big crowded free galleries where you are always pushed to move by groups in hurry ... Otherwise, I don’t... More

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