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Fine Arts Museum (Kunstmuseum)

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Address: St. Alban-Graben 16, Basel, Switzerland
Phone Number: 061/206-62-62
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well this museum holds seasonal special exhibitions. currently there is a free entrance should you want to visit the Museum für Gegenwartskunst. This is offered until the end of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

well this museum holds seasonal special exhibitions. currently there is a free entrance should you want to visit the Museum für Gegenwartskunst. This is offered until the end of 2015 through the Christoph Merian foundation & Emanuel Hoffmann foundation.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Lots of space around the art work, varied types of artwork. The modern works were new idea based. Lack of seating keeps time in the museum limited.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Home of beautiful museums, but this one is the best for me, more collections, prestigious arts display and very vivid as they perfectly aligned and in order, very impressive..!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Well worth the time if you like fine art, and we do. Plenty of Art in a well laid out gallery with good lighting. Not to be missed if you are in Basil.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Basel is very famous for its Musems and one of the MUST SEE is Kunstmuseum. At the very moment it is under construction but soon it will be done (2016).

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

I should have read tripadvisor tips before going!! but after the short night,I didn't even have a thought about; it's one of must-do visit here. So,after parking the car at the opposite side of the city, we found closed for renovation, we were dissapointed. A little part of the museum is shown not so far from there(there's a plan explaining--as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

I am a passionate art-lover and art specialist as well. If you are interested in painting this place is definitely for you for its collections - not vast but tasty.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

One of the beat museums in Switzerland, I would say. Do allicate at least half day to appreciate its collection of well selected art pieces.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

I walked around and got lost in the creations, would've loved to stay longer but time was restricted, absolutely an amazing Museum.

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Basel, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

The Kunstmuseum will be extended by a new building, therefore, the museum will be rearranged and is temporeraly closed. Reopening in April 2016. In the meantime you are invited to visit the Museum for Contemporary Art (Museum für Gegenwartskunst) where you find on an a whole floor a representative choice of the Kunstmuseum's Artwork. And that even free of charge!

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Additional Information about Fine Arts Museum (Kunstmuseum)

Address: St. Alban-Graben 16, Basel, Switzerland
Phone Number: 061/206-62-62
Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Basel  >  Basel>  > Vorstädte
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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